Aug 14, 2014

Globe Launches Global Filipino Schools Program in Cagayande Oro

Globe Telecom is championing 21st century learning and integration of ICT in education by recently introducing its Global Filipino Schools (GFS) program through a ceremonial turnover of the Globe mobile laboratory, the first installment of the program's ICT equipment enhancement at the City Central School in Cagayan de Oro.
The turn over was graced by top Globe Telecom officials together with celebrity endorser Ms. Sarah Geronimo, DepEd Regional X Office Supervisor, Ms. Joy Sabanpan and City Central School's Lead Principal Mr. Celso Pagulon.

Global Filipino Schools Program is a long-term educational initiative that seeks to transform selected public schools into centers of ICT excellence and 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," said Issa Cabreira, VP for Globe Prepaid Business.

Globe partnered with City Central School and DepEd Division of CDO to train teachers to integrate technology in education and to provide Globe mobile laboratory package which includes a set of netbooks, mobile projectors, printers, and sound systems for use of Homeroom teachers at each grade level.

The Global Filipino School Program will also provide City Central School superior online connectivity for the teachers to access limitless teaching and learning engagements available on the internet as well as enhanced ICT equipment and the introduction of the the 21st Century Teaching Methods which will be provided to teachers 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.


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