Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The World’s First Curved UHD TV from Samsung is Here!

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Samsung, the World's leader in innovation and design once again outdoes itself in its latest TV model release: World’s First Curved Ultra High-Definition (UHD) TV. This newest lineup from Samsung is geared towards fulfilling the needs and desires of Filipino viewers. The Samsung Curved UHD TV boasts of crisp picture quality, 4x more powerful that of a FHD screen, and a change in perspective that makes images appear larger and true-to-life. As compared to flat screen TVs, this special screen allows for a more realistic viewing experience even from different angles—ensuring that everyone gets the best seat in the house. 

The combination of the curved screen and Samsung Proprietary Auto Depth Enhancer UHD technology automatically adjusts contrast for a greater sense of depth and gives a 3D-like effect without requiring glasses. Imagine seeing images coming to life right in front of you in spectacular color, clarity and detail that only Samsung can give.  Even the color is further enhanced using the PurColor technology that reproduces color for even more detailed expression. Amazing, isn't it?


  photo IMG_0017_zps23faac3f.jpg 

In addition to this, Samsung makes sure that the usage is a breeze with its user-friendly operating system! This Curved UHD TV is easy, fast, and fun to use with its multi-link screen feature that allows dual screens to process separate tasks that operate alongside each other. Side-by-side enjoyment of multiple entertainment portals is now made possible by Samsung’s innovative TV line. 

You don't need to worry about cutting down on speed performance thanks to the upgraded Quad Core processor, the Quad Core Plus, which delivers quicker loading and navigation through tasks and commands. Browse through the panels for apps, multimedia content, NewsOn features and more with the swift speed of the Samsung SMART TV. The Curved UHD SMART TV is available in 78-inches, 65-inches, and 55-inches in all Samsung outlets nationwide. 


 photo IMG_0015_zps1b6b7fb0.jpg 

Built for the Philippine Market Aside from the curved UHD TV, Samsung has tailored this year’s product lineup with the Philippine market in mind. Some of the features worth highlighting on are the internet capability of the TVs, perfect for our social media and internet-savvy Filipino users, and the Family TV feature, that lets family members maximize the Samsung experience with Screen Capture and Sound capture to instantly catalog their favorite moments on screen for personal viewing in the future. 

Plus, all these saved images and information are automatically saved in your USB for easy storage and access. What a great convenience! There’s also, Soccer Mode, designed specifically for a more enjoyable sports-watching experience with optimized picture and sound quality. Soccer fans can now zoom in, auto and manual highlight, and record moments throughout the game for a more interactive and closer look at their favorite sport.


 photo IMG_0035_zps68185b08.jpg 

Samsung’s new audio products keep Life and Design in tune Completing this immersive experience is the ultra-slim HW-H600 SoundStand, which is a complete audio system that can be wirelessly connected to your SMART TV for the full effects of surround sound television enjoyment. It’s sleek, low-profile design is fit for small spaces around your home, such as the bedroom, and is powered by Multi-Direction technology that creates richer sound and high quality acoustics. The HW-H600 can easily be paired with 32” up to 55” Samsung SMART TVs. 

Samsung continues to set the bar in innovation worldwide, combining ground-breaking features with unmatched performance and design to create products that match and anticipate consumers’ needs and desires. 

Come and see Samsung’s newest lineup of products at your nearest appliance store. It is now available at the activity center of Centrio Ayala Mall. 





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Experience Fun Test Drive with Honda Cars

 photo 10599408_961703353846331_5365972570213751395_n_zps8b6742f2.jpg Honda Cars Cagayan de Oro, Inc. once again announces another Nationwide Fun Test Drive Event for the month of August 2014 as it allows the consumers to experience the distinctive Honda advantage through its Nationwide Fun Test Drive this August 21-25, 2014 at any Honda Dealership. In connection with Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) Fun Test Drive announcement, Honda Cars Cagayan de Oro invites the public to test drive Honda’s latest automobiles and a chance to win a Sony Bravia 40-inch LED TV. Customers who will inquire, do the test drive, and reserve any of its models in the given dates are qualified to join the raffle promo. 

List of winners will be published digitally at Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. website www.hondaphil.com, Facebook, and Twitter Accounts within (3) three days after the draw. Winners will be given sixty (60) days upon receipt of notification to claim their prize. Unclaimed prizes after the given period will be forfeited automatically. 

The All-New Honda CITY (Touch Tomorrow) – Advanced mobility is in your hands with the All-New Honda City. Experience power and fuel efficiency reinforced and designed with a vision that is ahead of time in one sleek wrap up. Utilizing cutting-edge driving innovations and delivering outstanding comfort features- It is the sedan for drivers who want more. [Available variants: 1.5 E (MT), 1.5 E (CVT), 1.5 E (CVT Modulo Utility), 1.5 VX (CVT), 1.5 VX+ (CVT), 1.5 VX (CVT Modulo Utility)]. 

The All-New Honda JAZZ (The One) – Discover endless fun with the All-New Honda Jazz. It brings fresh exhilaration to every driving experience with its ULTR Mode- The Ultra Seat is further improved to increase the utility and practicality that the Jazz is known for, the All-New Honda Jazz has the versatility to quickly and easily adapt to a wide variety of passengers and cargo-hauling needs. It gives you the freedom to live the lifestyle you choose. [Available variants: 1.5 V (MT, CVT), 1.5 VX (CVT), 1.5 VX+ (CVT)]. 

The New Honda CIVIC (Unmatched) – Drive in green efficiency. The New Honda Civic uses the latest engine optimizing technology. With just a push of the ECON button, several vehicle settings adjust in order to optimize fuel efficiency. Redefining the meaning of passengers cars, the Honda Civic is the ultimate sedan with its innovative design, class-above features and unmatched power and fuel-efficiency. [Available variants: 1.8S (AT), 1.8 E Modulo (AT), 1.8 E Modulo (White Orchid Pearl, AT), 2.0 EL MUGEN (AT), 2.0 EL MUGEN (White Orchid Pearl, AT)]. 

The All-New Honda ACCORD – A vehicle like no other, the All-New Honda Accord is unparallel in comfort, performance, and design- the product of Honda’ all-out pursuit for sedan excellence, successfully uniting all elements: a bold and defined exteriority that exudes a luxurious vibe, and sporty youthful experience. With the revolutionary i-VTEC VCM system and Dream Technology, the Accord once again stands in a class of its own. Experience the Accord’s class-above quality, riding comfort, and features for yourself, and discover why the new Accord represents a distinct “status upgrade” for the sedan. [Available variants: 2.4 S (AT), 2.4 S Brilliant White (AT), 3.5 SV (AT), 3.5 SV Brilliant White (AT)].

Honda’s 5th Generation CR-V – Rethink what you know about the usual SUV. The CR-V line is refreshed with Cruiser Edition powered by KENWOOD Entertainment System with built-in Garmin Navigation, Honda once again proves its unrelenting pursuit for total customer satisfaction, thus entirely changes the customers perception of an SUV. Experience how bold and rugged construction meets sophisticated urban styling all in one comfortable ride. [Available variants: 2.0 V (MT, AT), 2.0 S Cruiser Edition (AT), 2.0 S White Orchid Pearl (AT), 2.0 S White Orchid Pearl Cruiser Edition (AT), 2.4 SX (AT), 2.4 SX Cruiser Edition (AT), 2.4 SX AT White Orchid Pearl (AT), 2.4 SX White Orchid Pearl Cruiser Edition (AT)].

Celebrate your “Holiday” with Honda Cars Cagayan de Oro this August 21-25, 2014 at any of your favorite dealership. Special tokens to be given away when you test drive. 

Per DTI IV-A Permit # 08-248, Series of 2014. 

For inquiries, reservations, and/or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact Honda Cars Cagayan de Oro and look for Clement Dampal II (Sales Executive- 0906-6577669).
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Discover Anything & Everything about CDO With Just One CLIX!

 photo Clix-August-1_zps9ebcd275.png

Clix is actually an online directory of establishment found and operating in the city. It has all the information you need about CDO's establishments, plus features on personalities, events and places in CDO. Its creation was fueled by the desire to help people find everything they need to make their experience in Cagayan de Oro more than worthwhile.  

 photo IMG_0009_zps75a3daaf.jpg during Clix.com.ph Launching and Press Conference 

It was conceptualize in 2013, at a time when the city was experiencing changes brought about by a new administration, Clix is a part of the positive change that's all over CDO nowadays. It is the prime mover in the field of localized directories. It is the first of its kind where it combines a multi-category business listing, an events page, move and delivery listings and a blog that highlights all the hip and happening places and events around the city. With Clix, going around the city and finding what you need has become a welcome convenience. It is your guide to anything, everything and everyone that is in Cagayan de Oro. 

So, every time you need something CDO-related, all that you need to do is go to clix.com.ph and you'll find whatever it is you're looking for! 

By the way, Clix are having their Geek Wars happens this Friday, August 22,2014 from 6pm to 9pm, at the Lifestyle District Garden. 

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Tickets at Php50 are available at RedLemon Digital Media, Ground Floor, St. Gregory Bldg, 6th-17th Streets, Nazareth (6th street is the one in front of Loreto's). Tickets also available at Fit Republic Gym, 2nd level, Lifestyle District, Corrales Extension (across Capitol University). If you’re also looking for a different kind of pre-fiesta fun, then why don't you join Cosplay Clix, which is happening on Saturday, August 23,2014 at the Limketkai Shopwise Hallway. 

 photo 10612673_10204834605169488_8213565342701572488_n_zps0fd2b479.jpg

Cosplay Clix is an exciting event that will gather the city’s best cosplayers. There will be two cosplay contest categories: Solo and Pair. Winners for both categories will receive cash prizes and gift items. Special awards for Best in Cloth and Best in Armor will also be handed out. 

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Fun Filled Activities Of The Higalaay Kagay-an Festival 2014


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The Higalaay Kagay-an Festival 2014 has already started here in Cagayan de Oro City. The following is the festival core events and activities which are the rallying points for a campaign to promote Cagayan de Oro City and the surrounding areas for tourism destination.

This is one of the most awaited celebration of the Kagay-anons which is filled with tons of fun and entertaining activities that makes the festival more colorful and memorable.Come and Join us for this Fun filled Higalaay Kagay-an Festival! 

Kita Kits mga Higala! :) 

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Monday, August 11, 2014

Global Filipino Schools Program in CDO Launched by Globe

 photo IMG_1421_zps47ec9020.jpg  
Globe Telecom is championing 21st century learning and integration of ICT is 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 here in Cagayan de Oro City. Global Filipino Schools Program is a long term educational initiative that seeks to transform select public schools into centers of ICT excellence and innovative teaching methods, in order to set stage for 21st century learning. 

As part of its commitment to nation-building, Globe prepaid emphasizes the importance of education among Filipino youth by introducing 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.

 photo IMG_1413_zpse4ad7ff8.jpg

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 packages which includes a set of netbooks, mobile projectors, and sound systems for use of Homeroom teachers at each grade level. 

Backed by a brand new network that enables faster and more seamless browsing experience, 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. 

The introduction of 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. 

 photo IMG_1408_zps96da1797.jpg Ceremonial turnover of the Globe mobile laboratory with Globe's Top Endorser, Miss Sarah Geronimo 

"We are very thankful to Globe for selecting us to be the first Global Filipino School in CDO. The said program will help our teachers improve their craft through online learning resources, teleconferencing for best practices, and operate classroom management tools. They can now work faster, more efficiently and effectively. GFS will also help us inspire, motivate and engage our students to realize the value of education through technology," said Celso Paguion, Lead Principal of City Central School. 

Also part of being a GFS is to fully utilize the school as a teacher training hub on ICT excellence in the classroom for the entire division. Both the school and the DepEd division need to ensure all teachers of the select schools are trained to bring 21st century learning into the classroom as well as to conduct teaching training to neighboring public schools within their division. The success of the first Global Filipino program which was given to Bilar National High School after an evaluation with focus on school management, teacher and student development, and ability and potential to forge on school management with the community stakeholders for sustainable development projects in December 2012 empowered Globe to put up more Global Filipino Schools around the country starting off in Mindanao. 

 photo IMG_1380_zps8af3aca7.jpg

Globe Prepaid takes strides in rebuilding the nation with initiatives that will provide education opportunities for the youth which is the core target on Globe Prepaid. In 2003, Globe introduces Text2Teach which is an innovative mobile learning package that uses a smartphone and a specialized SIM card powered by Globe Telecom. This allows teachers to download comprehensive education videos in Math, Science, English and Values Education for fifth and sixth grade students. The server is hosted by Globe to allow teachers even in remote areas to access educational materials to supplement their lessons. Since then, more than one million public elementary school students and almost 3,699 teachers and school officials in 1,041 schools in the country are benefiting from the said project. 



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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The World’s First Curved UHD TV from Samsung is Here!

 photo IMG_0041_zpsc6946b4e.jpg

Samsung, the World's leader in innovation and design once again outdoes itself in its latest TV model release: World’s First Curved Ultra High-Definition (UHD) TV. This newest lineup from Samsung is geared towards fulfilling the needs and desires of Filipino viewers. The Samsung Curved UHD TV boasts of crisp picture quality, 4x more powerful that of a FHD screen, and a change in perspective that makes images appear larger and true-to-life. As compared to flat screen TVs, this special screen allows for a more realistic viewing experience even from different angles—ensuring that everyone gets the best seat in the house. 

The combination of the curved screen and Samsung Proprietary Auto Depth Enhancer UHD technology automatically adjusts contrast for a greater sense of depth and gives a 3D-like effect without requiring glasses. Imagine seeing images coming to life right in front of you in spectacular color, clarity and detail that only Samsung can give.  Even the color is further enhanced using the PurColor technology that reproduces color for even more detailed expression. Amazing, isn't it?


  photo IMG_0017_zps23faac3f.jpg 

In addition to this, Samsung makes sure that the usage is a breeze with its user-friendly operating system! This Curved UHD TV is easy, fast, and fun to use with its multi-link screen feature that allows dual screens to process separate tasks that operate alongside each other. Side-by-side enjoyment of multiple entertainment portals is now made possible by Samsung’s innovative TV line. 

You don't need to worry about cutting down on speed performance thanks to the upgraded Quad Core processor, the Quad Core Plus, which delivers quicker loading and navigation through tasks and commands. Browse through the panels for apps, multimedia content, NewsOn features and more with the swift speed of the Samsung SMART TV. The Curved UHD SMART TV is available in 78-inches, 65-inches, and 55-inches in all Samsung outlets nationwide. 


 photo IMG_0015_zps1b6b7fb0.jpg 

Built for the Philippine Market Aside from the curved UHD TV, Samsung has tailored this year’s product lineup with the Philippine market in mind. Some of the features worth highlighting on are the internet capability of the TVs, perfect for our social media and internet-savvy Filipino users, and the Family TV feature, that lets family members maximize the Samsung experience with Screen Capture and Sound capture to instantly catalog their favorite moments on screen for personal viewing in the future. 

Plus, all these saved images and information are automatically saved in your USB for easy storage and access. What a great convenience! There’s also, Soccer Mode, designed specifically for a more enjoyable sports-watching experience with optimized picture and sound quality. Soccer fans can now zoom in, auto and manual highlight, and record moments throughout the game for a more interactive and closer look at their favorite sport.


 photo IMG_0035_zps68185b08.jpg 

Samsung’s new audio products keep Life and Design in tune Completing this immersive experience is the ultra-slim HW-H600 SoundStand, which is a complete audio system that can be wirelessly connected to your SMART TV for the full effects of surround sound television enjoyment. It’s sleek, low-profile design is fit for small spaces around your home, such as the bedroom, and is powered by Multi-Direction technology that creates richer sound and high quality acoustics. The HW-H600 can easily be paired with 32” up to 55” Samsung SMART TVs. 

Samsung continues to set the bar in innovation worldwide, combining ground-breaking features with unmatched performance and design to create products that match and anticipate consumers’ needs and desires. 

Come and see Samsung’s newest lineup of products at your nearest appliance store. It is now available at the activity center of Centrio Ayala Mall. 





Experience Fun Test Drive with Honda Cars

 photo 10599408_961703353846331_5365972570213751395_n_zps8b6742f2.jpg Honda Cars Cagayan de Oro, Inc. once again announces another Nationwide Fun Test Drive Event for the month of August 2014 as it allows the consumers to experience the distinctive Honda advantage through its Nationwide Fun Test Drive this August 21-25, 2014 at any Honda Dealership. In connection with Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) Fun Test Drive announcement, Honda Cars Cagayan de Oro invites the public to test drive Honda’s latest automobiles and a chance to win a Sony Bravia 40-inch LED TV. Customers who will inquire, do the test drive, and reserve any of its models in the given dates are qualified to join the raffle promo. 

List of winners will be published digitally at Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. website www.hondaphil.com, Facebook, and Twitter Accounts within (3) three days after the draw. Winners will be given sixty (60) days upon receipt of notification to claim their prize. Unclaimed prizes after the given period will be forfeited automatically. 

The All-New Honda CITY (Touch Tomorrow) – Advanced mobility is in your hands with the All-New Honda City. Experience power and fuel efficiency reinforced and designed with a vision that is ahead of time in one sleek wrap up. Utilizing cutting-edge driving innovations and delivering outstanding comfort features- It is the sedan for drivers who want more. [Available variants: 1.5 E (MT), 1.5 E (CVT), 1.5 E (CVT Modulo Utility), 1.5 VX (CVT), 1.5 VX+ (CVT), 1.5 VX (CVT Modulo Utility)]. 

The All-New Honda JAZZ (The One) – Discover endless fun with the All-New Honda Jazz. It brings fresh exhilaration to every driving experience with its ULTR Mode- The Ultra Seat is further improved to increase the utility and practicality that the Jazz is known for, the All-New Honda Jazz has the versatility to quickly and easily adapt to a wide variety of passengers and cargo-hauling needs. It gives you the freedom to live the lifestyle you choose. [Available variants: 1.5 V (MT, CVT), 1.5 VX (CVT), 1.5 VX+ (CVT)]. 

The New Honda CIVIC (Unmatched) – Drive in green efficiency. The New Honda Civic uses the latest engine optimizing technology. With just a push of the ECON button, several vehicle settings adjust in order to optimize fuel efficiency. Redefining the meaning of passengers cars, the Honda Civic is the ultimate sedan with its innovative design, class-above features and unmatched power and fuel-efficiency. [Available variants: 1.8S (AT), 1.8 E Modulo (AT), 1.8 E Modulo (White Orchid Pearl, AT), 2.0 EL MUGEN (AT), 2.0 EL MUGEN (White Orchid Pearl, AT)]. 

The All-New Honda ACCORD – A vehicle like no other, the All-New Honda Accord is unparallel in comfort, performance, and design- the product of Honda’ all-out pursuit for sedan excellence, successfully uniting all elements: a bold and defined exteriority that exudes a luxurious vibe, and sporty youthful experience. With the revolutionary i-VTEC VCM system and Dream Technology, the Accord once again stands in a class of its own. Experience the Accord’s class-above quality, riding comfort, and features for yourself, and discover why the new Accord represents a distinct “status upgrade” for the sedan. [Available variants: 2.4 S (AT), 2.4 S Brilliant White (AT), 3.5 SV (AT), 3.5 SV Brilliant White (AT)].

Honda’s 5th Generation CR-V – Rethink what you know about the usual SUV. The CR-V line is refreshed with Cruiser Edition powered by KENWOOD Entertainment System with built-in Garmin Navigation, Honda once again proves its unrelenting pursuit for total customer satisfaction, thus entirely changes the customers perception of an SUV. Experience how bold and rugged construction meets sophisticated urban styling all in one comfortable ride. [Available variants: 2.0 V (MT, AT), 2.0 S Cruiser Edition (AT), 2.0 S White Orchid Pearl (AT), 2.0 S White Orchid Pearl Cruiser Edition (AT), 2.4 SX (AT), 2.4 SX Cruiser Edition (AT), 2.4 SX AT White Orchid Pearl (AT), 2.4 SX White Orchid Pearl Cruiser Edition (AT)].

Celebrate your “Holiday” with Honda Cars Cagayan de Oro this August 21-25, 2014 at any of your favorite dealership. Special tokens to be given away when you test drive. 

Per DTI IV-A Permit # 08-248, Series of 2014. 

For inquiries, reservations, and/or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact Honda Cars Cagayan de Oro and look for Clement Dampal II (Sales Executive- 0906-6577669).

Discover Anything & Everything about CDO With Just One CLIX!

 photo Clix-August-1_zps9ebcd275.png

Clix is actually an online directory of establishment found and operating in the city. It has all the information you need about CDO's establishments, plus features on personalities, events and places in CDO. Its creation was fueled by the desire to help people find everything they need to make their experience in Cagayan de Oro more than worthwhile.  

 photo IMG_0009_zps75a3daaf.jpg during Clix.com.ph Launching and Press Conference 

It was conceptualize in 2013, at a time when the city was experiencing changes brought about by a new administration, Clix is a part of the positive change that's all over CDO nowadays. It is the prime mover in the field of localized directories. It is the first of its kind where it combines a multi-category business listing, an events page, move and delivery listings and a blog that highlights all the hip and happening places and events around the city. With Clix, going around the city and finding what you need has become a welcome convenience. It is your guide to anything, everything and everyone that is in Cagayan de Oro. 

So, every time you need something CDO-related, all that you need to do is go to clix.com.ph and you'll find whatever it is you're looking for! 

By the way, Clix are having their Geek Wars happens this Friday, August 22,2014 from 6pm to 9pm, at the Lifestyle District Garden. 

 photo header_zpse3a2f87a.jpg

Tickets at Php50 are available at RedLemon Digital Media, Ground Floor, St. Gregory Bldg, 6th-17th Streets, Nazareth (6th street is the one in front of Loreto's). Tickets also available at Fit Republic Gym, 2nd level, Lifestyle District, Corrales Extension (across Capitol University). If you’re also looking for a different kind of pre-fiesta fun, then why don't you join Cosplay Clix, which is happening on Saturday, August 23,2014 at the Limketkai Shopwise Hallway. 

 photo 10612673_10204834605169488_8213565342701572488_n_zps0fd2b479.jpg

Cosplay Clix is an exciting event that will gather the city’s best cosplayers. There will be two cosplay contest categories: Solo and Pair. Winners for both categories will receive cash prizes and gift items. Special awards for Best in Cloth and Best in Armor will also be handed out. 

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Fun Filled Activities Of The Higalaay Kagay-an Festival 2014


 photo White-Background-worldnews_zpsa6381c1b.jpg

The Higalaay Kagay-an Festival 2014 has already started here in Cagayan de Oro City. The following is the festival core events and activities which are the rallying points for a campaign to promote Cagayan de Oro City and the surrounding areas for tourism destination.

This is one of the most awaited celebration of the Kagay-anons which is filled with tons of fun and entertaining activities that makes the festival more colorful and memorable.Come and Join us for this Fun filled Higalaay Kagay-an Festival! 

Kita Kits mga Higala! :) 

Monday, August 11, 2014

Global Filipino Schools Program in CDO Launched by Globe

 photo IMG_1421_zps47ec9020.jpg  
Globe Telecom is championing 21st century learning and integration of ICT is 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 here in Cagayan de Oro City. Global Filipino Schools Program is a long term educational initiative that seeks to transform select public schools into centers of ICT excellence and innovative teaching methods, in order to set stage for 21st century learning. 

As part of its commitment to nation-building, Globe prepaid emphasizes the importance of education among Filipino youth by introducing 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.

 photo IMG_1413_zpse4ad7ff8.jpg

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 packages which includes a set of netbooks, mobile projectors, and sound systems for use of Homeroom teachers at each grade level. 

Backed by a brand new network that enables faster and more seamless browsing experience, 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. 

The introduction of 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. 

 photo IMG_1408_zps96da1797.jpg Ceremonial turnover of the Globe mobile laboratory with Globe's Top Endorser, Miss Sarah Geronimo 

"We are very thankful to Globe for selecting us to be the first Global Filipino School in CDO. The said program will help our teachers improve their craft through online learning resources, teleconferencing for best practices, and operate classroom management tools. They can now work faster, more efficiently and effectively. GFS will also help us inspire, motivate and engage our students to realize the value of education through technology," said Celso Paguion, Lead Principal of City Central School. 

Also part of being a GFS is to fully utilize the school as a teacher training hub on ICT excellence in the classroom for the entire division. Both the school and the DepEd division need to ensure all teachers of the select schools are trained to bring 21st century learning into the classroom as well as to conduct teaching training to neighboring public schools within their division. The success of the first Global Filipino program which was given to Bilar National High School after an evaluation with focus on school management, teacher and student development, and ability and potential to forge on school management with the community stakeholders for sustainable development projects in December 2012 empowered Globe to put up more Global Filipino Schools around the country starting off in Mindanao. 

 photo IMG_1380_zps8af3aca7.jpg

Globe Prepaid takes strides in rebuilding the nation with initiatives that will provide education opportunities for the youth which is the core target on Globe Prepaid. In 2003, Globe introduces Text2Teach which is an innovative mobile learning package that uses a smartphone and a specialized SIM card powered by Globe Telecom. This allows teachers to download comprehensive education videos in Math, Science, English and Values Education for fifth and sixth grade students. The server is hosted by Globe to allow teachers even in remote areas to access educational materials to supplement their lessons. Since then, more than one million public elementary school students and almost 3,699 teachers and school officials in 1,041 schools in the country are benefiting from the said project. 



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