The Institute for Science Education of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-SEI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOA) with the Knowledge Channel Foundation Inc. (KCFI) to bring science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) Filipino students and teachers.
Through the âContent Partnershipâ pact, UTE educational content will be more accessible to students and educators through Knowledge Channel’s on-air and online platforms.
The agreement was signed by the Director of DOST-SEI, Josette T. Biyo, and the Chief Scientific Officer Ruby R. Cristobal, and the President and Executive Director of KCFI, Elvira Lopez Bautista, and the Director of operations, Edric C. Calma.
âThrough this partnership, we will be able to reach new horizons and bring STEM closer to our young people as DOST-SEI and The Knowledge Channel collaborate to champion the value of science, technology and innovation in building science. next generation of young Filipinos. “Biyo said in a statement.
Some of the SEI initiatives that “have been revamped for e-learning” include new video programs such as RadyoEskwela sa Siyensya and TuklaSiyensya; Independent Film Making Competition-Siyensya; Innovation Award for Young People imake.wemake; # Push4Science campaign; and the climate science youth camp.
Bautista said the signing of the MOA was the latest of many public-private partnerships between KCFI and DOST.
She noted that Knowledge Channel’s portable media libraries have helped DOST-SEI’s math and science courseware reach hundreds of schools across the country.
âWe are delighted to enter another exciting collaboration. We have been living this adventure of introducing our young Filipino children into the world of STEM for many years, âshe said.
KCFI is well known for its educational shows such as Sineskwela and Math-Tinik.
The non-profit organization develops, acquires and distributes multimedia learning resources based on the Department of Education (Deped) K-12 curriculum live, online and offline to complement the effective delivery and relevant basic education, improve engagement and learning. children in public schools and contribute to national development and progress.
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