The Intel Corporation-owned global program in the Philippines. The program provided training and support to in and pre-service teachers in the delivery of technology-enhanced teaching in basic education classrooms.
Intel Easy Steps Program
Intel Easy Steps is Intel Corporation’s global program on improving adult digital literacy and the Foundation implements the program in the Philippines by providing training and support to program partners such as vocational technical schools, universities and colleges and local government units, among others.
- End 2012: 906 Senior Trainers; 21,824 end users
- End 2013: 504 Senior Trainers, 24,660 end users
Intel Clubhouse Refresh/Management
FIT-ED conducted infrastructure refresh and management of activities of the (initially) 2 Intel Clubhouses in the Philippines.
Beneficiaries: Communities of Mater Dolorosa in Makati, and General Trias in Cavite
Intel Digital Inclusion DigiBayanihan Movement
FIT-ED conceptualized, developed, and founded the DigiBayanihan Movement – a multi-stakeholder initiative powered by Intel, advocating for universal digital literacy for development. This included the first-ever search and recognition for “DigiBayanis” – organizations and individuals largely who have contributed significantly to digital literacy and inclusion in the country. The Foundation remains a member of the Movement.
Beneficiaries: Over 1M trained (2015)
Intel Higher Ed Program
FIT-ED coordinated the different activities under the program such as seminars, workshops and for a for engineering faculty of partner universities and research grants for engineering faculty, among other activities.
Beneficiaries: EEE, UP Diliman, MSU-IIT, De La Salle Dasmanriñas
Intel Classroom e-Learning Project/Intel 1:1 e-Learning Pilot Project on PC
- Development of tools used for evaluating eligibility of public schools nationwide for the set-up of Learning classrooms.
- Facilitated selection of pilot schools
- Made recommendations in relation to implementation of 1:1 e-Learning models and provide support to the designated evaluation team for its Monitoring and Evaluation activities
Solar Powered Tablets in a Box Project
This project provided a grant for a solar-powered education technology solution to a rural school with no access to grid electricity.
Beneficiaries: 18 teaching and non-teaching staff, over 600 students, and school management of Marilog Central Elementary School, as well as the community of Barangay Marilog in Davao City
Intel Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
The program provided support to the Department of Education to facilitate the conduct of the Intel-ISEF affiliated Philippines science fair and ensure the full participation of a Philippines Delegation to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF).
Beneficiaries: 50 students, 8 adults sent to the US; the program served over 1500 students each year for 7 years (participants in the local science fair – National Science and Technology Fair, DepED)
Sto Niño Elementary School
FIT-ED provided teacher training and conducted an action study on technology-supported teaching and learning in Sto. Niňo Elementary School in Tanauan, Leyte. This was part of continuing reconstruction and rehabilitation for the school which was victim to Typhoon Haiyan (2013).
Beneficiaries: 16 teachers and 230 students provided with training