HNU gets free Smart wifi

TAGBILARAN CITY, March 7 (PIA)–The day after President Rodrigo Duterte approved the Philippine national Broadband Plan to effect a faster and more reliable communications in the country, Holy Name University in Bohol also partners with Smart Telecommunications for a wireless fidelity (wifi) internet access for its students.
And for that, Smart Communications incorporated allocated 100 megabyte per second (mbps) internet bandwidth to the catholic university, giving students some 30 minutes free internet service daily.
Holy Name University President Fr. Francisco Estepa SVD, pointed out that the provision of SmartWifi in the campus is the third among HNU and Smart partnerships.
He told the modest crowd gathered at the covered shed beside the campus Bates Building that HNU also got Smart suite.
Smart Learning Suite is a facility that combines lesson delivery, assessment, student collaboration and game-based learning software via the Smart Notebook, Smart Lab, Smart Response and Smart Amps.
He also said HNU partnered with Smart on Smart Sports.
This time, Smart Communications incorporated again partnered with HNU on the SmartWifi in the campus.
“Our partnership with Smart has been very beneficial to the school, we do hope that we had mutual benefits with Smart,” Fr. Estepa said.
The partnership allows the HNU community to get 30 minutes free wifi access daily, also gets them free infrastructure in cables, access points, 100 MBPS of internet bandwidth, free facility operation and maintenance, while earning a co-branded set service identification (ssid) and leading page, courtesy of Smart.
For partnering with Smart, HNU also commits to shoulder costs of power used by the facility, provide adequate space for the infrastructure, allows the tapping of the facility to HNU emergency power supply, provides security to the facility and its components, as well as allowing the telecommunications company to advertise its services to students.
For students who want more access time, all they need to do is buy access cards from the school canteen to continue using the service after the free provisions, Smart said.
Signing the agreements were Wifi Team Smart Communications head Regina Pineda, and HNU President Fr. Estepa.
Also witnessing the ceremonies were Smart Area Development Manager Lailane Husain, Fr. Vicente Uy SVD and school professors, students and employees.
Other than HNU, Smart has also put up a fast and reliable wifi connection at the Tagbilaran City Airport, and had been asked to provide the same huge bandwidth at the Tagbilaran City Port, Tagbilaran City Hall, the nw Provincial Capitol and some identified public places. (rac/PIA-7/Bohol)

Early registration sa mga pampublikong tunghaan, gisugdan na

MANILA, January 30 (PIA)–Gisugdan na niadtong Sabado, Enero 28 ang early registration program sa Department of Education (DepEd) alang sa tanang bata nga motungha sa kinder, grade 1 hangtud grade 10 sa mga pampublikong tunghaan sa nasod sa umaabot school year 2017-2018.

Matud pa ni DepEd Kalihim Leonor Briones, tumong sa early registration nga matumbok og sayo ang posibleng problema nga atubangon sa mga opisyal sa tunghaan, mga ginikanan ug mga batang motungha sa dili pa moabot ang regular nga enrollment sa Hunyo.

Gipasalig sa DepEd nga hatagan nila dayon og pagtagad ug solusyon ang unsa mang problema nga motumaw sa early registration.

Matud pa ni Briones nga target nila sa sayong pagparehistro ang mga batang may edad 5 ka tuig nga mosulod sa kindergarten ug ang mga motungtong sa grade 1 hangtud grade 10.

Modagan ang early registration hangtud Pebrero 24, ning kasamtangang tuig.

Samtang gimanduan ni Briones ang mga school division, superintendent ug principal sa tibuok nasod sa pagpahigayon og mga aktibidad aron mapahibaw sa publiko ang kalabot sa early registration sama sa pagpahigayon og house-to-house campaigns ug pakigtinabangay sa mga opisyal sa barangay.

Ang mga bata nga motungtong na sa lima ka tuig sa Hunyo 1 dawaton na sa kindergarten ug ang naka-kumpleto na sa kindergarten dawaton na usab sa Grade 1. (ecb/PIA7-Bohol)

SHA allowance sa mga magtutudlo, ipagawas na sa DepEd

 

 

MANILA, January 19 (PIA)–Madawat na sa mga magtutudlo ang gipaabot nilang Special Hardship Allowance (SHA) gikan sa Department of Education (DepEd).

Kini human gi-aprubahan na ni DepEd Kalihim Leonor Briones ang pagpagawas sa pondo alang sa SHA aron pun-an ang kakulang sa mga rehiyonal nga buhatan niini niadtong 2016.

Ang maong pondo alang sa kapin 14 ka libong recipient schools nga ang mga magtutudlo  nakadestino sa mga hardship posts ug multi-grade classes ug kapin sa duh aka libong school districts ug community learning center nga adunay mobile ug alternative learning system teachers.

Una nang nangayo ang DepEd og P977 milyon alang sa SHA niadtong niaging Nobyembre gikan sa Department of Budget (DBM) nga nagpagawas usab og Special Allotment Release Order alang niini niadtong Disyembre 29, 2017.

Apil sa mga makadawat sa SHA mao ang mga multigrade, mobile ug ALS teachers gikan sa Rehiyon 1, 2, 3, 4-A, 4-B, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), ug National Capital Region (NCR). (ecb/PIA7-Bohol)

2017 National Budget pirmado na ni Duterte

MANILA, December 23 (PIA)–Gilagdaan na kagahapon ni Presidente Rodrigo Duterte ang Republic Act 10924 o ang General Appropriations Act nga nagkantidad og P3.35 trilyon.

Sama sa nahisulod sa atong Batakang Balaod, makakuha ang Department of Education (DepEd) sa pinakadakong pondo nga nagkantidad og P544.1 bilyon.
Sa iyang pahayag human gilagdaan ang 2017 National Budget, miingon ang Presidente nga makonsiderar nga “golden age of infrastructure” ang sunod tuig diin naggahin ang administrasyon og P454.7 bilyon nga pondo alang sa Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).
Daghan usab og mga proyekto ang gobyerno aron makuhaan ang gibug-aton sa dagan sa trapiko mao nga naggahin kini og P53.3 bilyon nga budget alang sa Department of Transportation (DOTr).
Dako usab ang gigahing pondo alang sa mga State Universities and Colleges nga mokabat sa P58.7 bilyon samtang P18.7 bilyon usab ang alang sa Commission on Higher Education (CHED).
Giseguro usab sa Presidente nga padayon ang kampanya sa gobyerno batok sa ilegal nga droga mao nga gipasakaan ang pondo sa Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) sa P148 bilyon.
Ang Department of National Defense (DND) usab adunay pondo sa 2017 nga mokabat sa P137 bilyon.
Gibalik usab sa gobyerno ang health care program sa mga kalongsoran mao nga adunay budget ang Department of Health (DOH) nga mokabat sa P96 bilyon.
Aron mas maalagaran ang mas daghang kabos nga Pinoy, naggahin ang gobyerno og P53.2 bilyon alang sa Philhealth.
Giseguro usab sa Presidente nga magsilbing pro-people, pro-investment, pro-growth ug pro-development ang pondo sa iyang administrasyon alang sa 2017. (ecb/PIA7-Bohol)

Palasyo: Tuition lang ang libre sa SUCs sugod sa 2017

MANILA, December 21 (PIA)–Gitataw sa Malakanyang nga tuition o matrikula lang ang libre sa mga state universities ug state colleges sa sunod tuig.

Matud pa ni Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella, may pagabayran pa gihapong miscellaneous fees ang mga estudiyante sa ilang pag-enrol sa mga tunghaang pampubliko.

Pasabot pa ni Abella, ang kapin P8.3 bilyon nga alokasyon o dugang sa budget sa Commission on Higher Education (CHED) alang lamang sa matrikula.

Giingong ipatuman ang libreng tuition sa mga state universities and colleges (SUCs) sa tibuok nasod sa school year 2017.

“The appropriation will cover the tuition of over 1.4 million students of 114 SUCs in the country and students will, however, still have to pay miscellaneous and other fees,” matud pa ni Abella. (ecb/PIA7-Bohol)

DOLE, Edukasyon.ph partner for Online Career Awareness for Senior High School students

 

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and education startup Edukasyon.ph (www.edukasyon.ph) have partnered to increase student awareness online on jobs and improve decision making of students and parents in getting the right education for the careers they aspire to.

“We are excited to be working with Edukasyon.ph in sharing with our thousands of senior high school students the career information they need to get the right skills for the jobs. As early as now, we want our students to know the different job possibilities out there for their chosen career path,” said Secretary Silvestro Bello III, DOLE Secretary.

Under the partnership, DOLE’s Philjobnet and Edukasyon.ph will be linking up their website systems to jointly share school and job information with senior high school students and parents. Students who want to know what are the available jobs out there can find jobs offered by Philjobnet in the different professions at the Discover Careers section of Edukasyon.ph.

“This partnership will help students explore all the opportunities that are tied to their specific choice of course for college or Senior High School track. On the other hand, jobseekers will also be given a chance to know more about how they can be able to expand their opportunities by providing them with information about educational resources that are available for them.” said Edukasyon.ph Founder & CEO, Henry Motte-Munoz.

The Memorandum on Agreement was signed on 21 December 2016 at the DOLE Ople Hall between DOLE Secretary Silvestre Bello III and Edukasyon Founder and CEO Henry Motte-Munoz.

Edukasyon.ph (www.edukasyon.ph) is a social enterprise that helps students discover, search and apply for the education that fits their career aspirations. They can  explore from a diverse list of careers and choose from more than 6000 senior high schools, 2000 colleges and universities, 4000 tech-voc schools and training centers.

About Edukasyon.ph

Edukasyon.ph was established by French-Filipino Henry Motte-Muñoz in 2014. A graduate of the London School of Economics and Harvard Business School, Henry was inspired to launch an education website in the Philippines because of the poor sources of information on academic opportunities in the country and overseas. He is the only Filipino who made it to the Class of 2015 Asia 21 Young Leaders, a network of young leaders from across the Asia Pacific, representing the private, public, and non-profit sectors. Henry is one of 10 Filipinos included in the Forbes 30 under 30 for 2016. The list features young entrepreneurs, innovators, and leaders in Asia across 10 fields.