Providing Basic Computer Education to the Filipino Youth – Personal Statement Example

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The paper "Providing Basic Computer Education to the Filipino Youth' is a great example of a personal statement on education.   What does the learning environment of the future look like? This project seeks to establish a CIDA Future Education or FUTION room – a concept classroom-showroom featuring the most innovative computer products as applied to education. The CIDA FUTION room will be housed in the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde School of Design and Arts (SDA) Building, a 14-story structure on P. Ocampo Street in Malate, Manila, occupying 50,000 square meters of space.

The SDA Building promises to be a major landmark in Manila once completed in 2006. Fifty percent (50%) of project grant value is to be provided in the form of CIDA products. Up to fifty percent (50%) of the project grant will be allocated for other equipment or software purchases, as well as facility improvements. The Board of Trustees, having acknowledged the increasing cost of maintaining specialized facilities and of financing other commitments, has mandated DLS-CSB to explore partnerships with equipment/facility providers and seek the assistance of philanthropic individuals and education/social development-oriented foundations.           B.

Nature of Project Project Name: Establishment of CIDA Fusion Rooms Original Start Date (if applicable as an ongoing project): Proposed funding project/phase start date: December 2005 Proposed funding project/phase completion date: May 2006 Grant amount requested: Up to PhP3,000,000 Total estimated project budget: Up to PhP3,000,000 Grant as % of estimated budget: 100% Project Location (City, Country): Manila, NCR, Philippines III. Background De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (CSB) offers relevant and innovative degree and non-degree programs structured to meet the Christian community’ s demands for personal and professional development in the Arts, Management, Business Administration, and Design. The College strives for excellence through educational innovation and Christian value formation, recognizing individual talents and personal learning patterns. A member institution of De La Salle University System, De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde started as the College for Career Development of De La Salle University in 1980.

It was renamed Community College in 1988. Because of the need to expand, the College moved to its present location at 2544 Taft Avenue, Manila in January 1989. In April 1994, DLS-CSB became an autonomous College.  

References

Canadian International Development Agency. “Your guide to working with CIDA.” Retrieved on November 15, 2005 from http://www.acdi-cida.gc.ca/yourguide

De La Salle University College of Saint Benilde. Retrieved on November 15, 2005 from http://www.dls-csb.edu.ph/StudentGrants/Scholarship/CCP.htm

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