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August opening of classes draws mixed reactions from netizens

University of the Philippines (left) and Ateneo de Manila University

Mixed reactions greeted the announcement of the University of the Philippines and Ateneo de Manila University to start their school year in August instead of June.

Posted: February 7th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Nancy Binay wants cyberethics included in curriculum

Senator Nancy Binay. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Alarmed by the “aggravating effects” of cyberbullying, neophyte Senator Nancy Binay has recommended the integration of “cyberethics” into the basic education curriculum.

Posted: February 5th, 2014 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Text2Teach cited as exemplary ICT innovation for education

The Text2Teach presentation booth at the “AMFIE 2013 Gallery Walk” presented by Ayala Foundation Inc. senior program manager Dino Abellanosa and Globe Telecom senior specialist for corporate social responsibility Miguel Bermundo. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Innovative Learning System Text2Teach was recognized as one of the exemplary Information Communications Technology (ICT) innovations for education in the recent “Asia-Pacific Ministerial Forum on ICT in Education (AMFIE) 2013” in China.

Posted: December 10th, 2013 in Apps and Softwares,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Local classrooms transform into interactive learning hubs

Executives from Intel Philippines and FELTA Multi Media Inc. with representatives of the Department of Education in Makati and Marilog Central Elementary School in Davao during the Intel Education Solutions briefing. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/INTEL PHILIPPINES

Improvement on students’ performance and retention of information is seen after the introduction of e-learning tablets in a local public school in Davao City, an educator said Thursday.

Posted: November 21st, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

STI to acquire West Negros University

Photo from STI website

The STI Group led by businessman Eusebio Tanco has obtained board approval to proceed with the acquisition of a controlling stake in 65-year-old West Negros University (WNU) in Bacolod City.

Posted: September 5th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Comcast broadband enrollment for low-income US families enters 3rd year

With the start of the new school year, the largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption initiative in the US for low-income families is being re-launched by Comcast.

Posted: August 20th, 2013 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

IT experts back more funds for new teachers, textbooks, instead of computers


Instead of computers, the Congress should focus in giving more funding to the purchase of textbooks and hiring of more teachers for public schools, a group of information technology experts said on Tuesday.

Posted: August 13th, 2013 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

DepEd to review deal with Chinese telecom firm over US espionage charges


Finding out about the latest allegations of espionage against the Chinese telecommunications company Huawei Technologies Co. has prompted the Department of Education to reconsider its acceptance of a “cloud-based” computer network system donated by the company to the department recently.

Posted: August 3rd, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Living with Da Vinci’s inventions


Leonardo Da Vinci was a man ahead of his time. This was evident in the 64 inventions of the 15th century Italian Renaissance genius that were put on exhibit Wednesday at the SM Mall of Asia.

Posted: July 28th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories,Science and Research | Read More »

Filipino student impresses judges in London conference on cybersecurity

KL_Ivan Baguio and John Carlo Florencio

Another Filipino did the country proud as Ivan Dominic Baguio wowed the panelists of a recently concluded student conference on cybersecurity issues in London.

Posted: July 27th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Math tablet course developed by Filipinos needs online votes

The Filipino-developed Mathematics courseware for tablet PC has resulted in improved student performance among Grade 1 pupils since it provided a fun way of learning Math concepts.  PHOTO FROM ISIF.ASIA

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has called on Filipino netizens to vote online for a specially developed set of Mathematics lessons that could be taught to Grade 1 pupils using tablets for a better understanding of the subject.

Posted: June 25th, 2013 in Apps and Softwares,Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Hacked DepEd website still down


The website of the Department of Education is still down after a cyber attack by hackers believed to be sympathetic with Taiwan in its row with the Manila government over the killing by the Philippine Coast Guard on Thursday last week of a Taiwanese fisherman in the Balintang Channel.

Posted: May 17th, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Team PNoy bet pushes online learning for higher degrees


Team PNoy senatorial candidate Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara wants the country’s state and private universities to offer distance and online learning programs for older students or those who wish to achieve advanced degrees while continuing their careers.

Posted: April 19th, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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