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Steps to be taken to harness the force of ICT to build a bright future for Filipinos

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President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has vowed that every step will be taken to harness the force of ICT to lift the quality of Philippine education and build a brighter future for the Filipinos.

The President said in her address before the Second National ICT in Basic Education Congress at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel in Lahug that Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is the wave of the future. She said the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Commission for ICT are crafting a national ICT program for teachers, or the National ICT Competency Standard for teachers to be implemented in all public high schools. Majority of the public high school teachers should fulfill the requirements of the ICT standard by 2010, she added.

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