Ready for flood of transferees from private schools, buys P1B worth of tablets, laptops for public schools - Mayor Isko Moreno

Ready for flood of transferees from private schools, buys P1B worth of tablets, laptops for public schools - Mayor Isko Moreno




The young and promising mayor of Manila City is so busy these days brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic and yet he still needs to take care of the different problems within his local jurisdiction-
The ushering of the “new normal” comes the blended learning for the hunred thousands of Manila students, and since the Department of Education has announced there will be no face to face classes in schools until the discovery of a vaccine- starting this school year all we relying to technology.

Mayor Isko Moreno has made to alloted P994 million from their budget to buy tablets and laptops for the blended learning school year 2020-2021. 

Moreno announced this after meeting with the Local School Board as the country is still dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.


Manila will buy 110,000 tablets with SIM cards and a monthly allocation of 10GB internet load which will be allotted to Manila students from kinder to Grade 12 public school students for their online classes.
“Naaprubahan na sa school board, which I chair, P994 million. Bibili tayo ng 110,000 na tablet para sa mga batang Maynila. Walang tosgas na ang mga magulang,” Domagoso said.

Also, Moreno also announced the approval of purchasing 11,000 laptops with pocket Wi-Fi and monthly 10GB internet load for public school teachers.
“Mga teacher, 10,200, ma’am/sir, mga teacher, wag kayo mag-alala me laptop kayong lahat, bibili tayo ng 11,000 laptop. Hindi magarbo pero we will guarantee you na ito ay magagamit nyo sa klase,” he said.
Original plans was to buy 91,000 tablets but because of the COVID-19 pandemic they are expecting a spike of tranferees from private schools to public.
“Naniniwala po ako na yung ibang mga nag-aaral sa pribado, baka kapusin ang mga magulang nila sa hirap ng buhay na dinaanan nitong tatlong buwan baka maraming nawalan ng trabaho at yung kanilang mga anak na nag-aaral sa pribado ay ilipat nila sa pampublikong paaralan, baka dumagsa,” he said.




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