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Mindanao Schools First Recipients of IT Packages
Written by Loren   
Monday, 11 May 2009

With the DOST-SEI’s (department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute), MOVE UPS (Mindanao Opportunity for Vitalized Education and Upgrading Science), sixty Mindanao public schools became the first recipient of a three-year project aimed at improving the teaching and learning environment in Mindanao.

The schools will get a laptop computer, multimedia projector, software packages and other learning equipment.

Director Ester Ogena of DOST- SEI said that the beneficiaries will be mostly Muslim schools, which will have different learning cultures. They want them to have better understanding and appreciation of science education.

Ogena said that developing aptitude tests will also be given for the students who want to become candidates for entry in the Philippine Science High School Central Mindanao Campus. [via]


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