DIWA and GILAS to open ICT doors for 300 public high schools
The public high schools will soon experience firsthand the edge of ICT education when they receive their free subscriptions to GENYO version 3, which will run on the computers and internet connection that will be provided by GILAS.
Diwa will provide technical support including the initial installation of the software, as well as user training for the designated representatives of each school. The regular maintenance of the hardware and software components of the donated computers, on the other hand, will be monitored by GILAS. Aside from these, educational materials in the form of scholastic enhancement magazines and textbooks will also be donated by BBFI to enhance the physical librarires of the donee schools.
Identification of 300 public schools started this month and the rest of the program is set to be completed not later that July of 2011. By then, thousands of high school students will have access to an e-learning program that will allow them to compete in the 21st century
GENYO is an e-Learning software loaded with multimedia components such as video and audio clips, colorful graphics, charts and animations, interactive simulations and challenging exercises and quizzes that provide extensive information on virtually all subjects.
With this e-mail program, students can use GENYO to do some advanced learning or to review previously discussed topics in class. Teachers can also customize GENYO materials according to the unique style and learning pace of their class. The user-friendly and highly interactive medium of GENYO makes way for the perfect e-learning environment where students and teachers reach their maximum potential and while having fun at the same time.
GILAS is a multi-sectoral initiative composed of corporations and concerned non-profit institutions that aid public high school students in the battle towards modernization. Bato Balani Foundation Inc. or BBFI is a non-stock, non-profit private foundation serving as the social development arm of Diwa Learning Systems. Diwa Learning Systems is the country's leader in ICT integrated education, currently celebrating its 25th year.