Filipino school-going children will soon learn how to integrate the use of modern technology in making their creative school work matter with the launching of the HP Write and Read 2013 program.
HP, a global leader in technology, has launched the second phase of their Write and Read program with CNN Hero and HP Write and Read Ambassador Efren Peñaflorida, in cooperation with the Department of Education (DepEd), at the Richmonde Hotel here in Ortigas Center, Pasig City.
HP’s commitment to children’s creativity, education and holistic development made the Read and Write 2013 possible. The Write & Read program leveraged on the HP Ink Advantage printers as a tool in cultivating students’ potential and improving their creative and academic performance through affordable, reliable and high-quality prints.
This year’s HP Write and Read 2013 focuses on creativity, HP team opens the contest for 1st to 4th year high school students based in NCR. The contestants will undergo a two-day master class either in poetry writing or illustration. The final contest entry will be a collaborative work between one writer and one illustrator who underwent the master classes. There will be a common contest theme which the contest facilitators will announce sometime during the contest period. The grand winners, one writer and illustrator tandem will automatically get an Ink Advantage printer each and other prizes from HP.
The Department of Education for its part will utilize its set of workshop teachers who are experts in the fields covered by the program. The agency will also distribute information about HP Write and Read 2 and about Efren Peñaflorida’s, advocacy on how printed materials are important in nurturing students’ creativity in reading, writing and visual arts.