DepEd Secretary Br. Armin Luistro FSC Congratulates DLSZ for Double Recognitions from Apple and Microsoft

Affirming the achievement of De La Salle Santiago Zobel School (DLSZ), the Department of Education Sec. Br. Armin Luistro FSC states, “I congratulate DLSZ for the twin recognition as Microsoft Showcase School and Apple Distinguished School–a first among Philippine schools. I would like to think that this special privilege bestows on DLSZ the responsibility to continue to be a leader in the use of IT for innovation and learning among Philippine schools. The ultimate challenge for your institution is to share your best practices with the public schools and bridge the digital divide so that we can ensure that all Filipino learners will be able to use technology as an essential component of lifelong learning.”

DLSZ is the first school in the Philippines to have received this twin feat.  

Br. Bernard S. Oca FSC, President and High School Principal avers, “It is with great pride that DLSZ receives these twin recognitions as an Apple Distinguished School and a Microsoft Showcase School. These recognitions from these two iconic companies speak eloquently of how we try to live up to our Vision Mission of being a world class learner-centered learning community. With these recognitions, we hope to be active partners with Apple and Microsoft so that we can further strengthen the school’s  educational initiatives and innovations to make learning more efficient, inclusive, relevant and engaged for our students and be able to contribute to the advancement of Philippine education.”

According to Apple, DLSZ is recognized as an exemplary learning environment for innovation, leadership and educational excellence. On the other hand, DLSZ was selected as a Microsoft Showcase School in recognition of its transformative way of utilizing technology in its curriculum.

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