Globe Telecom recently donated a Globe Mobile Laboratory to the City Central School in Cagayan de Oro City, a mobile package that consists of a set of netbooks, printers, mobile projectors as well as sound systems for the use of the said school’s homeroom teachers at each grade level.
The Globe mobile lab is part of the telecom company’s Global Filipino Schools (GFS) program, a long-term education initiative that seeks to transform selected public schools into centers of ICT excellence and innovative teaching methods, in order to set the stage for 21st Century learning.
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VP for Globe Prepaid Business Issa Cabreira said “As a part of its commitment to nation-building, Globe Prepaid emphasizes the importance of education among Filipino youth by introducing innovative education programs to public schools, teachers and students. We want to be able to increase their access to digital content, making learning more exciting and engaging for the students.”
The Global Filipino School program will also provide the Cagayan de Oro City Central School superior online connectivity for the teachers to access limitless teaching and learning engagements available on the internet. It also aims to enhance ICT equipment and the introduction of the 21st Century Teaching Methods which will be provided to teacher through the Global Filipino Teacher Program, (GFT), a 5-day teacher training workshop on Project-based Learning and ICT Integration in the classroom which was co-developed with Coalition for Better education, a non-profit organization committed to forwarding 21st Century learning through teacher training.
During the ceremonial turnover, top Globe Telecom officials were joined by City Central School Lead Principal Celso Pagulon and Globe’s top celebrity endorser Sarah Geronimo.