Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has launched an education program in partnership with the Philippines Department of Education (Cordillera Administrative Region) to improve the tech skills of the students.
The global leader of consulting and IT services will help raise the enthusiasm for computer science among students. The program is called goIT. It will introduce students to digital technologies and agile methodology to develop prototype solutions that may improve the communities students belong from. The program has a curriculum that includes innovation lifecycle, product prototyping, and industry relevant entrepreneurial skills. TCS employees will be mentoring the students through this program and provide them with the real-world connections.
“True to our vision of promoting quality education for every Filipino, TCS' goIT program will facilitate the learning of much needed technology skills. This will develop our Cordilleran learners and unselfishly contribute to the improvement of their communities,” said May Eclar, Regional Director of the Department of Education – Cordillera Administrative Region.
The program will be a three day event that will be implemented in 20 schools across six provinces of Cordillera region, including Abra, Apayao, Benguet, Ifugao, Mt. Province, and Kalinga. The goIT program will be centered on third- and fourth-year high school students.
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