CITY OF SAN FERNANDO — A total of 66 off-grid public primary and secondary schools in Central Luzon will receive computer packages and solar panels from the Department of Education (DepEd).
“DepEd Computerization Program (DCP) aims to improve the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) literacy of learners, faculty members and school heads in integrating ICT in the school system,” DepEd OIC-Assistant Regional Director Benjamin Paragas said.
“The program seeks to provide e-Classroom to elementary schools and computer laboratory packages to secondary schools nationwide,” he added.
The off-grid solar electric power systems and ICT equipment package includes seven units of 2-in-1 tablet PC, one wireless router, one cable and peripherals laptop, three units of photovoltaic modules (solar panels), mounting structure, charge controller, inverter, and energy storage battery.
Zambales will have the most number of school recipients with 19 followed by Bulacan with 18, Aurora with 13, Tarlac with 7, Nueva Ecija with 4, Pampanga and Mabalacat City with 2 each, and Olongapo City with 1.