DOST turns over STARBOOKS to Abra school

  • May 18, 2017
  • Ginalyn B. Brioso

TINEG, Abra, May 18 (PIA) – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) here recently turned over another Science & Technology Academic and Research-Based Openly Operated Kiosk Station (STARBOOKS) also known as "library in a box" to the Caganayan National High School here.

DOST Provincial Director Menandro Buenafe said this will help learners in remote areas acquire quality education and access information because the kiosk content is like of a library.

“With science, there is no stopping development,” said Buenafe. “You don’t need internet to access any information in the kiosk because data are encoded in the computer,” he added.

Hands-on training to teachers and 25 students was also conducted to familiarize them in operating the STARBOOKS.

DOST also gave two solar panels with complete accessories to power the kiosk even without electricity. (JDP/GBB- PIA CAR, Abra)

 


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