The technology field is rapidly evolving and experts predict that advancements in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and the Internet of Things will profoundly impact society.
To keep up with these changes, the education system must adapt and stay current.
In line with this, a group of senior high school students from Sarangani Division in the Philippines has taken the initiative to make a difference.
The research team consisting of Jan Laurence Guieb, Jhon Wincer Elbo, Vice Navarro, and Francine Aira Sanchez, has developed a project that aims to address a critical need in remote communities – access to clean water.
The team has received full support from their adviser, Shiela Butil, PhD and will participate in a training program in Manila on March 13th.
They will also receive a grant of Php 50,000 worth of materials to further develop their project, with the possibility of winning a prize of Php 200,000 pesos for the best team.
The Sarangani Division is committed to providing opportunities for students to learn and be exposed to modern technology.
To further support this, Education Program Supervisor in Science, Norma P. Rendon announced that 24 robotics kits worth Php 300,000 have been distributed to schools, with plans for an additional procurement of Php 1-million worth of robotics kits to be distributed soon.
Overall, the Sarangani Division is taking a proactive approach to ensure that its students and schools are equipped with the necessary skills and resources to thrive in the rapidly changing world of technology.