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Palawan Capitol’s E-Governance unit brings digital literacy training in Agutaya town

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The Palawan Capitol, in partnership with the Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT), has initiated a 10-day digital literacy training in Agutaya town.

The Capitol’s E-Governance Office spearheaded the project with the help of of Agutaya local government as well as the Junior Chamber International-Oil. The training was held last Jan. 15 until 25.

Select grade 12 students from various schools in Agutaya attended the training.

Among the topics discussed were advance Microsoft applications, e-mail protocol, computer hardware servicing and networking, graphic designing, video editing and photography.

Carlo Buitizon, Project Development Officer of the E-governance, said that the Digital Literacy Training will help the students to be equipped with 21st Century skills such as robotics, coding, entrepreneurship, and software skills.

“Dapat malaman nila ang basics sa paggamit ng digital platforms at yung tamang paggamit ng social media sa paghahatid ng impormasyon. Dapat din ay mayroon silang knowledge sa ICT para maging innovative at resourceful sila,” said Buitizon.

The said Digital Literacy is centered on acquiring skills about the use of various digital resources as well as obtaining information about responsible use of internet.

“Samantala, nakipagpulong din ang E-governance Office sa lokal na pamahalaan ng Agutaya para talakayin ang ICT plans at initiatives ng Pamahalaang Panlalawigan ng Palawan kabilang ang ilang programa na may kaugnayan sa Entrepreneurship, Startup at Innovation,” said the provincial government.