24 September 2020
The National Olympiad in Informatics - Philippines (NOI.PH), which organizes the national competition and training camp in preparation for the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI), recently announced the four-man pool to wear the national colors in the global informatics plum.
Leading the pack is IOI silver and bronze medalist and 2020 NOI.PH champion, Dan Alden Baterisna of De La Salle University Senior High School, along with 1st runner up, Steven Chua of British School Manila. Both secured the two slots with their victory last August.
24 September 2020
The Department of Science and Technology – Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) is again on the look-out for the best student-led innovations that address community problems as it recently announced the opening of the 4th imake.wemake: create. innovate. collaborate. Competition.
The competition, which began in 2017, seeks to unleash the creativity of young Filipinos in innovation using accessible technologies. It also aims to expose students to the whole process of innovation from idea pitching to building and testing actual prototypes.
23 September 2020
Just as the COVID-19 pandemic prompted a renewed appreciation for Filipino science and technology (S&T) workers, the Department of Science and Technology - Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) recently released a collaborative study with state think-tank Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) to give an outlook of future S&T labor requirements in the country.
Entitled “The Future S&T Human Resource Requirements in the Philippines: A Labor Market Analysis,” the study sought to provide a foundation for policy and strategy development concerning the country’s S&T human resources development (STHRD) efforts, which has huge influence on economic growth and resiliency.