Under the enhanced I-STUDY Lending Program, Landbank is now offering a loan of up to P50,000 per student to finance the purchase of learning gadgets that can be included in the maximum loanable amount of P150,000 per student or P300,000 per parent-borrower to cover payment for tuition or enrolment-related fees.
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Existing railway personnel and maintenance staff can now access self-paced training courses through an online learning platform launched by the newly established Philippine Railways Institute (PRI) with a P307-million grant from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
Far Eastern University’s Institute of Technology has rolled out a remote learning setup built on an open-source learning management system (LMS) called Canvas.
The NPC said it would continue to focus on the education sector as it makes up 17% of the breaches received in the first half of the year.
The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) has stressed the important role of online learning programs in providing opportunities and creating jobs for Filipinos amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
The satellite-based wireless technologies were deployed in previous years by the Comelec in far-flung and mountainous areas to transmit poll results.
The Covid-19 outbreak has caused not only economic downturn around the globe, but also educational disruptions, as most governments were forced to close schools to stop the spread of the virus.