City hands 1,520 tablets for DepEd’s blended learning
The city government of Baguio City through the City Schools Division will hand over 1,520 android tablets to learners in basic education.
Roxas National High School learners will receive 186 tablets and Rizal National HS – 600 as assistance in their continuous participation in blended learning. The same activity intends to address the lack of classrooms in the two high schools.
The Information Communications Technology-Tech-Voc senior high learners of Santo Tomas NHS will receive 28 tablets, Baguio City NHS – 124, and Pines City NHS – 28.
Three elementary schools will also receive tablets – Baguio Central School – 38, Josefa Cariño ES – 36, and Aguinaldo ES – 39.
Pines City NHS will receive 35 for their Special Program in Journalism, BCNHS-ICT – 53, Happy Hallow NHS – 33, Pinget NHS – 49, Magsaysay NHS – 62, Irisan NHS – 36 for their Special Program in Foreign Language, Mil-an NHS – 26, Guisad Valley NHS – 39, Joaquin Smith NHS – 40, Bakakeng NHS – 48, and 10 Arabic Language and Islamic Values Education learners will also receive tablets.
The Curriculum Implementation Division of the SDO Baguio conceptualized the Tech-Teach for Smart City project for the “Bansang makabata, batang makabansa” of DepEd Sec. Sara Z. Duterte by taking steps to accelerate the delivery of basic education services and provision of facilities.
The project aims to enable Baguio learners to have access to any form of learning opportunity appropriate to their own context, protect the health, safety and wellbeing of learners, teachers and personnel, prevent further transmission of Covid-19, ensure learning continuity through K to 12 curriculum adjustments, alignment of learning materials, deployment of multiple learning deli- very modalities, provision of corresponding training for learners and teachers, proper orientation of pa-rents or guardians, coordinate with the city government for the provision of ICT equipment, and assist recipients, including use and maintenance of said equipment.
The tablets will be handed to the recipient schools on March 6 in an education summit at Elizabeth Hotel. – Press release