Noveleta LGU turns over 3,000 computer tablets to DepEd
NOVELETA, Cavite Sep 28 (PIA) –The municipal government recently turned-over 3,000 tablets to the Department of Education (DepEd) Noveleta for the use in online classes of students enrolled for SY 2020-2021.
In a simple turn-over ceremony held at the Noveleta National High School in Barangay San Rafael, Mayor Dino Reyes-Chua handed over the tablets to DepED Noveleta District Supervisor Dr. Arnel Zapanta together with Assistant Schools Division Superintendents Randy Punzalan and Dr. Diana Topacio
“Ang mga tablet po na ito ay para po sa mga mag-aaral at mga guro at may mga laptop pa po ito for each public school. Sa modules po kase, may printing of modules, the distribution by teacher in every barangay, may contact, at masalimuot, every week you need to deliver modules. Since may tablet na sila, maaari na po tayong hindi mag-aksaya ng papel,” Mayor Dino said.
(These tablets are for the students and the teachers and including a laptop for each public schoool. In the modules, there is printing of modules, the distribution of modules in every barangay, there is contact and complicated, every week you need to deliver the modules. Since they have tablets, we can already save on paper.)
The provision of computer tablets is part of the local government’s program in support of education in the New Normal with the use of blended learning modality, online classes supported with learning modules.
In partnership with Smart PLDT, the free tablets include free Smart Sim cards with LTE or Free Data that can be used to access the internet.
Also, the municipal government ensured access to the internet with the installation of Free WiFi Hotspots in all 16 Barangay Centers, 7 Public Elementary Schools, 1 Junior High School, 1 Senior High School, in some covered courts, and at the municipal plaza.
“We thank the LGU, Mayor Dino Chua for the initiatives to help us face the challenges of education in the New Normal, as you have always supported us and the students of Noveleta,” Asst. Schools Division Supt. Randy Punzalan expressed in their appreciation for the LGU’s support. (Ruel Francisco, PIA Cavite/Dennis Abrina)