Balanga City,Bataan-The City Government of Balanga thru its Local Chief-Executive Jose Enrique S. Garcia III is offering a laptop grant of up to P22, 300.00 for DepEd teachers at the elementary and secondary levels in the City of Balanga. The grant is aimed at encouraging teachers to purchase and use portable lap top computers as instructional materials.
With internet connection, it will give opportunity for learners to acquire easy access to permanent learning at a touch of a finger. To expand the awareness of the teachers about the ICT equipment, training is conducted by the Management Information Services Office (MISO) to enhance their knowledge about computers and their components. Comprehensive lessons are prepared to tackle the proper usage of the computer, MS Windows Operation, Web-based application, internet literacy and other current IT information. The training is productive and raises level of enthusiasm for technology.
However, the dedication and hard work of a teacher can never be replaced by the latest computer innovations. Nevertheless, hard work and dedication coupled with hands-on in modern technology will surely lead learners to great heights of achievement. As a result, TEaCHNOLOGY is born. It’s in line with the vision of the City Mayor Jose Enrique S. Garcia to integrate the use of modern technology in education.
With this initiative, the City Government of Balanga and the DepED Balanga City Division are working hand and hand in view of making each learner in the school computer literate and thus making information dissemination and communication fast and efficient.
All in all, there were 50 recipients of the loan, 50 teachers that will contribute to forming more competitive students. Another more step for the preparation of the City Mission: to be a World- Class University Town.