PLDT supports DepEd’s Brigada Eskwela

PLDT donates personal computers to Negros Occidental schools Ahead of the start of another schoolyear amid the pandemic, PLDT turned over refurbished personal computers to the Department of Education (DepEd) Schools Division of Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental, boosting the latter’s efforts to enable teachers to provide students with quality education through the Brigada Eskwela program. Part of a broad and long-standing program to support the … Continue reading PLDT supports DepEd’s Brigada Eskwela

GoLearn makes digital learning more accessible

Globe collaborates with DepEd and Sen. Villanueva A gap in access is a gap in learning. With this in mind, Globe joined hands to give educators, parents, and students access to highly engaging programs and affordable digital solutions so there will be no reason for learning to stop. To make the education stakeholders feel more optimistic for this school year, Globe has launched GoLearn, the … Continue reading GoLearn makes digital learning more accessible

DTI 6 nurtures in-school youth entreps, start-ups

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Western Visayas launched a program to stimulate and enhance the entrepreneurial mindset among the in-school youth (ISY). Under YEP: In-School Entrepreneurs Academy (YEP: iSEA), DTI will guide young entrepreneurs to operate their business successfully and assist aspiring start-ups to translate their ideas into a minimum viable product. DTI 6 Director Rebecca Rascon said that the YEP: iSEA … Continue reading DTI 6 nurtures in-school youth entreps, start-ups

Skilling program boosts high school grads’ job chances

Deped, ECOP and Microsoft launch nationwide skilling program for high school graduates Senior high school graduates’ chances of getting a job is seen to improve, thanks to a skilling program launched by the Department of Department of Education (DepEd) in partnership with the Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) and Microsoft. In the program called “Building impactful resume and professional brand online,” over 260,000 learners … Continue reading Skilling program boosts high school grads’ job chances

3 tips for better mental health

TAYO Naman! provides education advocates the knowledge to care for their mental health There are five basic emotions: joy, sadness, fear, anger, and disgust, which when triggered causes physiological responses and results to either positive and negative behaviors. Dr. Marc Eric S. Reyes, Life Member of the Philippine Mental Health Association Inc. and President of the Psychological Association of the Philippines, stressed the need to … Continue reading 3 tips for better mental health

Educators reminded of self-care

The shift to digital learning has triggered a variety of concerns among teachers and educators. “Pagpapahalaga sa sarili natin bilang guro, pagmamahal sa ating pagtuturo at propesyon para ma-motivate tayong alagaan ang ating sarili.” This is one of the main lessons shared to educators all over the country who tuned in to a live webinar titled “Increasing Self-Awareness to Thrive and Excel in the New … Continue reading Educators reminded of self-care

SM bike manual promotes road safety

The manual is based on the Active Transport Guidelines, spearheaded by the DOTr As part of its ongoing commitment to promote a cycling culture and support the growing bike-riding public, SM Supermalls and the Department of Transportation (DOTr), launched the very first DOTr-SM Bike Manual. The DOTr-SM bike manual aims to promote safety, courtesy and etiquette on the road among cyclists, motorists, and pedestrians. The … Continue reading SM bike manual promotes road safety

GrabAcademy helps drivers, delivery partners learn more skills

Grab Philippines is helping drivers and delivery partners to become more competitive in today’s digital-first economy through GrabAcademy, an online platform providing free access to new learning and development opportunities. GrabAcademy has three pillars, namely (1) safety across the platform, (2) growing within the platform, and (3) thriving beyond the platform. Safety across the platform With many Filipinos relying on food delivery services for their … Continue reading GrabAcademy helps drivers, delivery partners learn more skills

BDO builds training facility for underserved youth

BDO Foundation’s initiative in Iloilo contributes to the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal no. 8 In support of Don Bosco’s mission to educate, evangelize and capacitate Filipino youth, BDO Foundation has constructed a new technical-vocational training facility for the Don Bosco Boys Home and Vocational Training Center in Iloilo. To mark the completion of the project, the foundation recently turned over the … Continue reading BDO builds training facility for underserved youth

Digital skills, opportunities for youth in underserved areas

Microsoft, JA Asia Pacific and CloudSwyft join hands to bring digital skills and employment opportunities to more people in the Asia Pacific Young adults in underserved communities will have the chance to learn digital skills and gain employment as the Philippines shifts towards a digital economy during Covid-19. This is made possible as JA Asia Pacific, the world’s largest youth-serving non-profit organization, and CloudSwyft, a … Continue reading Digital skills, opportunities for youth in underserved areas

‘Learn STEM at an early age’

STEM education is vital to harnessing local talent and skills for economic advancement High quality STEM education trains students to think critically, gather and analyze data, and solve problems through creative solutions. Which is why Globe launched the Globe Maker Lab and Innovation Hub, a program designed to enhance the delivery of world-class STEM education to underprivileged K-to-12 students. This includes a program for out-of-school … Continue reading ‘Learn STEM at an early age’

Microsoft unveils engaging tools for educators

New technological solutions including Reading Progress, Minecraft Education and Supervised Chat in Teams will support educators in keeping students engaged and safe in digital classrooms. 71% of K-12 educators say technology has helped them improve their instruction and expanded their teaching capacity. Microsoft introduced new technological tools and updates designed to support the five key areas educators require to create a holistic learning environment and … Continue reading Microsoft unveils engaging tools for educators

Smart releases free videos for teachers’ virtual classes

Videos highlight storytelling, gardening, and disaster preparedness Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has released video resources suitable for teachers’ virtual classes needs, all aligned with the Most Essential Learning Competencies (MELC) of the Department of Education (DepEd). The supplementary teaching materials include the LearnSmart e-Storytelling series, Maging Laging Handa disaster-readiness videos, and the gardening web series Kalye Mabunga. LearnSmart e-Storytelling Series In partnership with DepEd, the … Continue reading Smart releases free videos for teachers’ virtual classes