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DepEd (Philippines) to effectively integrate ICT in basic education

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Department of Education (DepEd), Philippines, Secretary Jesli Lapus has addressed the 2nd National ICTs in Basic Education Congress, which started at the Waterfront Hotel in Cebu City. < ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />


Speaking on the National ICT in Basic Education Plan, Secretary Lapus emphasised that the department's ICT integration program should focus on educational development, in line with several national policies, which underpins basic education in the country. In addition, Secretary Lapus said that in order for the department to effectively integrate ICT in basic education, it must take into account several issues which affect its implementation, including the obsolescence and maintenance of current ICT resources and the coordination of various ICT in basic education efforts of government agencies, NGOs and the ICT community.

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