Google Profession Certificates present a collection of versatile on-line coaching packages spanning three to 6 months out there at Coursera.org. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO
TAKING its investments in schooling additional, Globe has partnered with Google Philippines to supply 39,000 scholarships on superior IT certificates programs to equip low-income college students and jobseekers with job-ready abilities.
Underneath the collaboration, Globe and a number of other authorities stakeholders will invite certified recipients for the Google Profession Certificates program and monitor their progress.
Google Profession Certificates present a collection of versatile on-line coaching packages spanning three to 6 months out there at Coursera.org. It’s open to everybody 18 years outdated and above and requires no earlier diploma or expertise. There are 4 certificates choices together with IT Help, UX Design, Knowledge Analytics, and Undertaking Administration.
“Google is dedicated to supporting the Philippines’ financial development via the alternatives created by the nation’s rising digital financial system,” Google Philippines Nation Director Bernadette Nacario stated.
“With the unemployment charge at 5.2 p.c and quickly rising job postings in tech, Google hopes to handle the digital abilities hole and enhance the lives of hundreds of Filipinos for themselves and their households by offering free Google Profession Certificates,” she added.
“We’re delighted to have this partnership with Google in bringing Coursera to extra Filipinos. It’s a clear instance of how we are able to uplift our younger clients with world-class IT-based coaching to strengthen their digital abilities,” Globe Group Chief Sustainability and Company Communications Officer Yoly Crisanto stated.
Globe will make the brand new service accessible to its Globe Pay as you go and TM clients, associate colleges and native authorities models.
Superior studying alternatives
The newest Programme for Worldwide Pupil Evaluation (PISA) and World Financial institution experiences ranked the Philippines as amongst nations combating fundamental literacy, fundamental numeracy, and STEM supply. The scenario additional worsened post-pandemic, when colleges needed to shut down and college students shifted to distant studying.
Whereas Globe makes use of digital know-how to innovate, it additionally creates worth past telco, particularly for underserved communities and in instances of nice want.
Believing that know-how can degree the taking part in area for all, Globe has been investing in different studying techniques that may improve college students’ appreciation for Science, Know-how, Engineering, and Math (STEM).
Throughout the pandemic, Globe was among the many first to reply to the wants of the schooling sector by offering free studying platforms for public use in collaboration with nationwide authorities businesses in schooling.
With the present schooling panorama being closely depending on know-how, Globe ensures that college students and lecturers have entry to dependable and reasonably priced digital assets by way of connectivity and units.
Entry to distant studying
Globe supplies free entry to key studying platforms of the Division of Schooling (DepEd), Fee on Greater Schooling (CHEd), in addition to the Globe eLibrary, a free studying platform with Ok-12 content material, to subscribers.
EdVenture, one of many Group’s portfolio firms below 917Ventures, supplies digital one-on-one and customized tutorials for college kids.
Digital wellness and accountability
Globe additionally supplies instruments to assist safeguard on-line security for all customers, complemented with correct schooling on accountable digital citizenship, equivalent to correct on-line etiquette and defending your private knowledge on-line, via the award-winning Digital Thumbprint Program (DTP).
KodeGo, a portfolio firm of Globe’s wholly-owned enterprise builder 917Ventures, is an enroll-now, pay-upon-hiring studying boot camp. It affords a 12-week intensive coaching program on coding and programming with a highly-effective placement program for graduates.
“We sit up for extra alternatives like these to carry our function into motion as a result of, in every thing we do, we deal with folks proper to create a Globe of Good,” Crisanto shared.
Go to www.globe.com.ph for extra info.