Tech4ED makes CTU forerunner in Visayas

Tech4EDTechnology for Economic Development Project (Tech4ED) Project    is   ready to   bridge the digital divide to enhance socio-economic condition providing inclusive growth to the country.

Cebu Technological University inks MOA with Information and Technology (ICT) Office [on July 19th], an office existing   by virtue of Executive Order No. 047 under the Department of Science and Technology.

ICTO Executive Director Louis Napoleon C. Casambre and CTU President  Rosein A. Ancheta Jr. have agreed to “cooperate and jointly commit in promoting community development through the use of information in the country, particularly through Tech4ED program” as reflected in the document.

It accommodates   the “end-users” such as   Out-of-School Youths and Adults (OSYA), women, teachers, Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), as well as their families and relatives, Persons with Disabilities (PWDs), senior citizens, indigenous people, and entrepreneurs.

The initiative further highlights the sensitivity of the government to the needs of the marginalized sectors of society.

Among other responsibilities, CTU is going to evaluate and conduct periodic monitoring of the university Tech4ED Center performance as means to improve services to constituents who may avail of such.

Center operation runs from   Mondays through Sundays for at least eight (8) consecutive hours.

Computer Information and Communications Technology (CICT) Director Prof. Johannes M. Camasura of CTU   was also the signatory to the pact as his involvement in the promotion of Tech4ED Project is of necessity.

Prof. Camasura is the newly designated PASUC ICT Representative for the Visayas and member of the Technical Working Group (TWG) of the Nationwide CHED Medium-Term Information and Communications Technology Harmonization Initiative for  Higher Education (MITHI-HE) Project. (UPO)