Lunes, Hunyo 25, 2012

Fil-Canadian Mom Chooses Education for Better Future

Photo courtesy of Vancourier.com


A mom at 16 and a high school drop out, Charlaine Ang could have settled with her fast-food job and not become a scholar at Capilano University next year.

How did she do it? Through the youth program of Vancouver School Board's South Hill Education Centre and the Tupper Young Parent Services alternative program, that is.


Ang attended the Tupper program-which trains teen moms how to prepare nutritious meals, and provide fitness sessions and childcare-by day. She works at a retail store called Metrotown until 9: 30 p.m. three nights a week while juggling home chores and child rearing duties, the report on Vancourier.com says.

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Biyernes, Hunyo 22, 2012

Miriam College launches tablet PC elearning for HS

Miriam College launched this school year the use of the tablet PC among its first year high school students following extensive research and testing. It is currently the second Philippine academic institution to roll out the use of tablet PC for its elearning initiative after DLSU Greenhill's adoption last year.

In its website, MC announces that administrators, faculty and students are using the ACER Iconia A200.
Acer Iconia A200 Photo courtesy of Computerworld


The tablet PC would run the Genyo E-Learning system of Diwa Learning Systems Inc. (Diwa) and Marshall Cavendish Online of Singapore.

Source: Miriam College