ndian IT firm Tata Consultancy Services has brought its international science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) program in the Philippines after partnering with the Department of Education–Cordillera Administrative Region.
DOST secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña said they are working on a project called RuralSync, which allows the delivery of digital contents to remote communities using spectrum access or operating on unused licensed spectrum from various television networks but without affecting their broadcast.
Sen. Lito Lapid said the digitization of textbooks and modules into electronic copies or e-books and other digital formats will help students who don’t have access to textbooks and modules.
Dr. Ju-Ho Lee, South Korea’s former Minister of Education, Science, and Technology, said “harnessing the power of AI in education is critical” especially now that many schools have shifted to online classes due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Smart is turning over 200 Smart Bro Pocket WiFi units to the McClassrooms, which are party rooms in selected McDonald’s branches across the country which have been converted into teachers’ work stations.
Review and tutoring center AHEAD Learning Systems said it has transitioned into e-learning platforms during the pandemic to ensure the continuation of education for its various categories of students.
Team MoveMapua’s BayaniHub application emerged as the “Program The Future 2020” grand champion. Developed by students from Mapua University, BayaniHub is an end-to-end solution that showcases the future of public transportation through smart transit ads in modern jeepneys.
Cable TV and Internet provider Sky Cable said it has partnered with the government to broadcast the Department of Education’s distance education program and provide Internet access to 32 schools in key cities nationwide.