While the country’s sports athletes are still waging their impressive campaign at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, every one of the six-member Philippine team to the recently concluded 62nd International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) each won a medal at one of the most difficult and most prestigious mathematics competitions in the world.
Edukasyon.PH and Asus are teaming up through the Asus Edukasyon School Partner Program to provide Philippine educators with the technology and training materials they need to keep teaching and guiding students through the new online setup.
Three Filipino high school kids just bagged three bronze medals in the most prestigious and most difficult competitive programming event in the world.
The DICT has also partnered with Microsoft to create a learning portal where civil servants and Filipino workers can take asynchronous, instructor-led and blended online courses focused on content guides for specific digital roles.
Valenzuela City has inked an MOA with IBM to incorporate Pathways in Technology Early College High Schools (P-TECH) model in its Senior High School-to-College-to-Industry Program starting this academic year 2021-2022.
The Department of Education also hinted at a future project, which aims to update and pattern DepEd TV after streaming services to allow learners to study their learning materials at their own pace.
The program, an extension of Microsoft’s broader Global Skilling Initiative which aims to help people hardest hit by job losses acquire digital skills, will involve 4,000 from the Philippines.
Local startup Stock Knowledge has signed a memorandum of agreement with the Manila and Makati offices of the Department of Education (DepEd) to expand the pilot phase of its XR and webXR learning platform and align with the government’s efforts to push blended learning in the country.