BY AZRAEL GONZALES
Knowledge Channel Foundation (KCFI) teamed up with the Department of Science and Technology-NCR (DOST-NCR) and Philippine Foundation for Science and Technology (PFST) to produce a new science show that will air soon on Knowledge Channel.
Last August 25, 2017, KCFI signed a Memorandum of Agreement with DOST-NCR and PFST at the Science Centrum in Marikina City to formalize its partnership in creating educational videos that will benefit students and teachers.
Signing the MOA were Mr. Edric Calma (Director of Operations of KCFI), Ms. May Pagsinohin (Executive Director of PFST) and Mr. Jose Patalinjug III (Regional Director of DOST-NCR).
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According to Ms. Pagsinohin and Mr. Patalinjug, they are both happy with the partnership and reiterated that the purpose of the project is to improve and promote science and technology education in our country.
“Science and technology comes across almost all sectors. Almost all of our activities are covered by Science and Technology,” said Patalinjug. He further added that the purpose of creating these educational videos are to inspire children to take up Science and Technology courses for the country.
Pagsinohin also expressed the same, adding, “We hope to continue and have more joint projects with them [KCFI and DOST] para sa education…para sa kabataan at sa teachers para ma-improve yung science education sa ating bansa.”
About Knowledge Channel Foundation Inc.
Knowledge Channel Foundation, Inc (KCFI) is a non-government, not-for-profit organization that works to help uplift the life of the Filipino through media and technology. Specifically, it develops and distributes curriculum-based multimedia learning resources (such as videos, games, session guides, etc.) for preschool, K-to-12, and the Alternative Learning System, online, on-demand, and on-air via the Knowledge Channel shown in the various platforms of the Philippines’ leading media and entertainment company, ABS-CBN Corporation, such as ABS-CBN, ABS-CBN TVplus, and SKYcable. It also implements professional development programs for teachers and education leaders.
Since 1999, KCFI has been transforming classroom experiences into unique and engaging learning journeys.