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BigSky: Innovative learning space

THE Philippines is currently on its way to fully integrate technology in local education, specially since the Internet has quickly progressed into a learning playground for students for wide access to knowledge. 

In this era where classroom walls are slowly becoming a thing of the past, Globe Telecom and De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde have collaborated together to provide more accessible education through virtual learning. 

Globe initiated Brightspace™, a Learning Management System that enables a personalized approach to education. Brightspace was created by D2L—a partner of Globe—to transform the classroom interactions via a digital platform which connects and improves the learning experience for both teachers and students. This gave birth to BigSky —a creative, innovative, and inclusive virtual learning space. 

Students from the College of Saint Benilde enjoy a video game which makes use of a banana for a controller at the BigSky fair

“BigSky’s launch marked the beginning of local education taking on a global perspective with technological tools. It’s about time the PH education sector took a step further to keep up with the flood of information coming from digital gateways. It’s our company’s purpose to contribute to a greater nation with quality education solutions,” said Globe Chief Commercial Officer Albert de Larrazabal. 

BigSky Benilde is De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde’s forward-thinking cloudbased integrated learning platform, which provides Benildeans reach to quality education anytime, anywhere. 

Globe wishes to provide a bridge between technology and education, to inspire creativity, collaboration, and a sense of community in learning institutions. BigSky Benilde grants efficient means for teachers to manage class curriculum, as well as enables them to evaluate student performance via real-time analytics. In addition, students will likewise gain access to digital lessons and lectures using their mobile devices, and may even integrate them to their calendars, email, and social media. 

To learn more about Globe Education Solutions, visit www.globe.com.ph/education or send an email to [email protected]

Topics: BigSky Benilde , De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde , Globe Telecom

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