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About the program:

Global Filipino Schools (GFS) empowers schools to become 21st-century-ready educational institutions by providing them with support systems that meet UNESCO standards. These include sustainable ICT-proficiency training for teachers, an ICT-equipped school environment, and committed education stakeholders.

 

Year started:

2015

 

Program sites:

Cagayan de Oro City

Manila

Bauan and San Pascual, Batangas

New Washington, Aklan

Silay City, Negros Occidental

Ligao City, Albay

 

Program partners:

Globe Telecom

Department of Education

Local government units

Private donors (including Chevron, Mitsubishi, CLSA, Huawei)

 

Quick stats*:

Reached nine schools from four cities and three municipalities

300 teachers trained

9,502 students given ICT access

*as of 2016