Trends and perspectives of information technology development in the Philippines: A review of Filipino-Chinese schools

2012 IJRSC – Volume 1 Issue 1


Ching, Gregory S.*
Lunghwa University of Science and Technology, Taiwan, ROC (

Pedrasta, Virginia
Consortia Academia, Philippines (


Information technology has indeed greatly changed our daily lives. Moreover, such innovation has brought forth many changes not only in the industry, but also in the field of education. Likewise in the Philippines, changes have been seen all over the academe. This paper talked about the background of the Philippines, starting with a birds’ eye view of the educational system and the status of educational funding. A documentary analysis of the information technology readiness is also provided with a comparative analysis of the current situation of Filipino-Chinese schools in the Philippines. This paper shall provide an introductory concept of the trends and perspectives of information technology development in the Philippines.

Keywords: information technology; Philippines; Filipino-Chinese schools; documentary analysis; educational system



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