KAPIN sa 750 combined trainees ug scholars sa Philippine Business for Education (PBEd) ug Foundation for Professional Training, Inc. (FPTI) makakuha og suporta sa koneksiyon ug ayuda sa komunikasyon gikan sa Globe aron makahimo sa kausaban ngadto sa digital ug distance learning sugod ning school year 2020-2021.
Ang Globe nihatag og prepaid SIM cards ug load cards sa 600 trainees ubos sa PBEd’s YouthWorks PH Program ug 160 scholars unbos sa FPTI’s Lifelong Development for Women Program, makagamit sa koneksiyon sa internet sulod sa tulo ug unom ka buan, matag usa, aron makaabot sa gikinahanglan nga digital tools ug content.
“Globe reinforces its commitment to nation-building by being the catalyst for the new normal. One of our goals is to assist the education sector by providing connectivity, educational materials, and training that can help schools, teachers, students, and parents prepare for and embrace digital learning,” matod ni Yoly Crisanto, Globe Chief Sustainability Officer and SVP for Corporate Communications.
Ang PBEd’s YouthWorks PH Flexible Training for Work (FTW), usa ka han-ay sa interventions alang sa unemployed, out-of-school youth nga naaapektohan sa Covid-19 pandemic. Alang sa kasamtangan progrfama, ang trainees naggikan sa Metro Manila, Bulacan, Laguna, ug Zamboanga City.
“We thank Globe Telecom for their generous support to our FTW trainees, and we are certain that their assistance will go a long way in ensuring that our trainees will not be left behind,” matod ni PBEd Executive Director ug YouthWorks PH Chief of Party Lovelaine Basillote.
Pinaagi sa lig-ong pakig-alayon sa Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), ang PBEd gipalambo ang blended training approaches, revise training regulations ug online programs.
“This program has helped me a lot because it taught me how to answer a lot of questions, which will be useful for me in the future. I would like to thank the FTW team for this program because not only does it help the youth, it also helps their parents who also learn from the knowledge taught by the program. Because of FTW, the youth have something to do, especially right now that we are in a pandemic. I hope you can help more young Filipinos,” matod ni Nikko Duarte, PBEd trainee sa Zamboanga City.
Sa pikas bahin, ang two-year FPTI program gitumong alang sa mga batan-ing babaye nga nag-edad og 16-21 nga interesado sa Hotel and Restaurant Services. Kini naglakip sa pagbansay sa kahibalo uban sa accreditation (National Certificate II) gikan sa TESDA lakip sa job placement assistance.
Si Mila Araneta, FPTI Executive Directo, nagkanayuon: “We extend our thanks to Globe for their support of #OplanGadget, providing our scholars with the connectivity they will need to participate fully in online learning. This is only the beginning of a collaborative partnership with Globe as we work towards achieving shared goals and development of lifelong learning.” (PR)