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Globe, UC hold PRISM Digital Literacy Program in the Visayas

Globe Telecom, in partnership with the University of Cebu (UC),  capped off the Visayas leg of PRISM, a digital literacy training program designed to equip private school teachers with technological skills for effective classroom teaching. PRISM is in line with Globe Telecom’s sustainability commitment to empower every Filipino with world-class learning through technology in response to United Nations Sustainable Development Goal No. 4 to “ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning.” According to Ms. Michelle Tapia, Globe Advisor and Head of Education Strategy & Innovation, “These days, it is imperative for teachers to learn how to use information and communications technology (ICT) tools in the classroom if they want to motivate students to learn and to help increase their skills for entrepreneurship and employment. The changing times mean that teachers need to continuously adapt to their evolving role. Through this program, we are assisting the teachers in discovering […]

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Globe iPhone 7 Customers help Create Global Filipino School in GenSan

Did you know that thousands of Globe Telecom customers who availed of the new iPhone 7 contributed significantly in the creation of a Global Filipino School (GFS) in General Santos City? This will allow teachers and students to access 21st century learning within and beyond the classroom.   With iPhone 7 and Globe myLifestyle Plan, customers were not only able to get the phone of their dreams but also had the opportunity to give back to various communities through the Globe of Good bundle. For every approved iPhone 7 renewed contract, Globe made a donation to selected partner causes which included the GFS program.  For this activity, all proceeds went to General Santos City SPED Integrated School (GSCSIS) where one-fourth of the 4,000 student population comprises of kids with special needs. The transformation of GSCSIS into a GFS not only benefits regular students but also the special children who require online […]

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Globe launches eLibrary for K-12 students and teachers

Globe Telecom has launched Global Filipino School (GFS) program which brings more than a thousand educational e-book appropriate for  k-12 learning. This will be made available to over 15 million public elementary and high school students and some 500,000 public school teachers nationwide beginning September 30. The GFS Library launch coincides with the National Teachers Day celebration of the Department of Education (DepEd) at Ateneo de Manila University in Davao City where Globe is one of the participants. “With the expansion of the Global Filipino Schools Program and awareness of the GFS Library around the country, public schools can more effectively make use of reading resources and promote digital learning to more students and teachers nationwide, particularly in schools where access to quality books is limited and usage of technology for learning is not maximized,’ said Fernando Esguerra, Globe Director for Citizenship. GFSLibrary.com is a web-based platform that provides free […]

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Globe Nurtures the Right Talents

Much of Globe Telecom’s encouraging performance over the past several years could be attributed to the contribution of high potential and engaged employees amid company efforts to strengthen its talent development programs. Strongly believing that employee engagement will further drive company growth and performance in the future, the leading telecommunications company is bent on developing key talents within the organization into future leaders of the company.  “Our objective is to build a surplus of leaders so that Globe is ready for the future whether for business sustainability or for new areas that we are resolved to conquer next,” said Tina Palmario-Sioson, Globe Vice President for Leadership and Talent Management at a recent forum on talent assessment. Globe Telecom’s talent development program is anchored on The Globe Way, which espouses the telecommunication provider’s culture, values and ideals based on the premise that “people make the difference”. Such thrust has prompted the company to […]

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The Recipients of the BlackBerry Scholars Program

Over the 7 week application period, the BlackBerry Scholars Program received over 500 applications from women across 43 countries. BlackBerry is thrilled to announce the talented and passionate scholarship recipients of the BlackBerry Scholars Program. Ten young women have been selected earlier last month to receive full, four-year scholarships to pursue degrees in STEM-related fields to inspire more women to enter the mobile computing industry and pursue careers in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). The recipients will receive full, four-year university tuition scholarships to the school of their choice for degrees in STEM-related fields, as well as mentorship and professional opportunities. Empowered by BlackBerry’s support, the young women will not only advance their own careers, but also help inspire and encourage women in their communities and around the world to pursue STEM careers. “The BlackBerry Scholars Program was designed to inspire women in STEM fields, but it […]

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Philam Life’ s Nationwide Family Talk School Tour

  Financial planning is not only for the businessmen and the rich, it is also for the average Filipino breadwinner who works hard to make ends meet and reach the family’s dreams. In line with its mission of empowering Filipinos to achieve financial security and prosperity, Philam Life, the country’s premier life insurance provider, seeks to debunk the Filipino’s deflection towards financial planning through a financial literacy campaign that involves a nationwide school tour, dubbed “Family talk”. In partnership with Love Institute- a pioneering company in the Philippines that promotes good family relationships, the school tour teaches parents about responsible parenting and financial planning, urging them to think seriously about how they raise their children and what steps they are taking to secure their family’s future. Parenting consultant and Love Institute co-founder Maribel Dionisio talks about the ABCs of parenting which include Attention-Giving, Building Self- Worth, Communicating regularly and Disciplining […]

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BlackBerry Kicks Off Global Scholars Program

Eight esteemed women, led by Alicia Keys, will select up to ten recipients from over 500 applicants to receive full four-year tuition scholarships in STEM-related fields  Globally, women are vastly under-represented in technology fields.  To help attract more women to our industry and address this massive gender gap, BlackBerry® is championing the next generation of women leaders in mobile computing as they advance their careers in this highly-competitive industry. The BlackBerry® Scholars Program, announced in May by Alicia Keys, BlackBerry’s creative director, is a global four-year scholarship program for outstanding women entering their first year of undergraduate study at an accredited college or university. The Program is designed to help drive the number of women engaged in mobile computing and related science, technology, engineering and math fields. We are pleased to announce that in this first year of the program, we received over 500 applications from women across 43 countries […]

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The Jollitown Kids Show: Back for the 6th Season!

For moms and dads whose little tots love the world’s most famous bee, Jollibee and his friends, here’s something to put smiles on their faces, the comeback of the Jollitown Kids Show! It’s now on their 6th season and it is definitely worth the wait. So, what ‘s new with Jollitown Season 6? It is now live  and interactive as Jollibee Kids Club  members  get the chance to be part of the live audience. Kids learn while having fun as  each episode teaches cherished Filipino values- from teamwork, friendship, and generosity to staying healthy and caring for the environment. Storytelling, song, and dance performances plus new, fun and educational segments such as the Jollibee Kids Club Corner. What’s more, there will be surprise guests weekly for added excitement. So kiddos, don’t miss an episode and join Jollibee and friends as they learn and play! Watch out for the season premiere […]

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LEGO Philippine Map Exhibit in SM Lanang Premier

SM Lanang Premier in Davao City  has launched the first and biggest ever LEGO Philippine-themed exhibit in Mindanao  on Monday, June 3, as part of its Independence Day celebrations.It will be open to the public for viewing until the 30th of June. In partnership with LEGO, the world’s leading maker of toy bricks, ands Toy Kingdom, SM Lanang Premier brought the LEGO Philippine map exhibit to promote love of country and national pride among Filipinos. The exhibit was dubbed as ” Its More Fun in the Philippines with LEGO” which adapted the Department of Tourism’s slogan , with the toy building bricks pieced together to re-create the country’s 7,107 islands. It amazing artistry on colorful Lego blocks showcases Philippine’s travel destinations and scenic spots. SM shoppers in Davao now has the rare chance can take a look at the iconic LEGO display which has visited other SM malls across the […]

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Bravehearts: Stronger together for cervical cancer prevention

Fight Cervical Cancer, Visit Your OB for Vaccine!

The Big C is so dreaded, and it’s very apparent that no one wants to put himself to the ‘dead end’ and be diagnosed with it.  Everytime I see someone, either a relative, friend, acquaintance or even a stranger suffering with cancer, the thought about life being so short and that it can easily be taken away from us at a snap of a finger bothers me. My heart goes out to them who have suffered and died from this dreaded disease, but sometimes it leaves me helpless as well, knowing that at most times, cancers are incurable. It brings the fear that I ,too or any of my family members might have it. I am afraid but admittedly, I feel I haven’t really taken a concrete action to prevent it and know more about it as well. Yes, I am trying hard to have a healthy lifestyle but it […]

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