Cebu City Science High School tops ICT quiz

Cebu Daily News
6:50 am | Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 70 64

together with the teachers and students from the participating schools. The ICT quiz show aimed to evaluate the impact and usefulness of the donated computers to the beneficiary schools as well as assess their performance and learning in the computer subject.

Students from 45 public high schools in Metro Cebu showed their knowledge on information and communications technology (ICT) during the Aboitiz Foundation’s 1st ICT quiz show last Dec. 10 at the Benedicto College Gymnasium in Mandaue City. The quiz show had four rounds— elimination, quarterfinal, semifinal and final. Each round had three sets of questions, with 10 questions for each set. The team from Cebu City National Science High School emerged the grand champion, followed by Apas Night High School (2nd place), Mandaue City Science High School (3rd place), Pardo National High School (4th place) and Tisa Integrated School (5th place). The winners received a cash prize, token and sets of multi-media equipment from the Aboitiz Foundation. All participating schools have been beneficiaries of ICT projects of Aboitiz Foundation. Each school sent a team composed of three students. Aboitiz Foundation executive vice president and managing trustee Augusto Carpio III and Department of Education Region 7 ICT coordinator Maurita Ponce graced the event,

Hundreds expected to attend Cebu ICT/BPO confab
Cebu Daily News
9:08 am | Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 17 0

HUNDREDS of stakeholders in the information communications technology (ICT) and business process industry (BPO) and representatives of local government units (LGUs) are expected to be in Cebu City on June 26 and June 27 for the Cebu ICT/BPO Conference at the Radisson Blu Hotel. The two-day event, which is part of the Cebu Business Month 2012 activities, will highlight the launching of the e-Gov and ASEAN Awards. “The e-Gov awards recognize the (local government unit) LGU’s use of ICT to improve the transparency, effectiveness and efficiency of their public service,” said Jun Sa-a, chairman of the Cebu ICT/BPO conference and Cebu Educational Development Foundation for Information Technology (Cedf-it)

/Correspondent Careen L. United Kingdom. “The official launching of the ASEAN Awards will also take place on the second day. Australian BPO Association. Tourism Congress Night. Speakers from Australia. who will tackle the impact of the industry on the Malaysian Economy. will discuss China’s BPO story. Vietnam. during a recent press conference. in Kuala Lumpur. China. chief serviciologists of Bejing Association of Sourcing Services. Other highlights for the monthlong CBM 2012 include the Tourism Congress. Frank Chen.executive director. PH.” Sa-a said. These include Micheal Warren. Malahay . and Streams Global. Interior Secretary Jessie M. Robredo is also expected to share updates and lessons learned from the government agencies during the first day of the forum. The e-Gov Awards is a joint project of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) and National ICT Confederation of the Philippines (NICP). Malaysia. 2012 CBM Expo. This is designed to recognize the technology-based innovations in the ASEAN Region. Qualfon. president. and Martin Conboy.. The Cebu ICT/BPO members in Cebu include Aegis People Support. Singapore and Japan will discuss issues regarding the ICT/BPO industry in the second day of the forum.D. Malaysia. and Region 7 MSME Conference. director of Global Outsourcing Cluster of Multimedia Development Corp. will share his views about the Australian BPO market.

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