Smart City Innovation Among State Colleges and Universities and Rehumanizing Education in Society 5.0
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- Higher Education Institutions; Rehumanizing Education; Smart City; Smart University
The paper focused on discussing the concept of SMART CITY as a form of technological innovation breakthrough in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in the Philippines and how the recipient State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) rallied on the utilization of these ICT innovations while preparing teachers and students on rehumanizing education. As a background, there were about 533 government HEIs in the country which comprised the 22.25% of all HEIs in the country. Through the creation of a law, the Republic Act # 11494 or the Bayanihan We Heal as One Act, the government allotted Three Billion Pesos (Php. 3,000,000,000.00) for the ICT infrastructure of SUCs. NEUST is one of the SUC recipient of becoming SMART City University or commonly referred to as SMART Campus. In the Philippines, college students enrolled in SUCs enjoyed free education. This means they do not pay even a single cent and so there was a dramatic increased in terms of student’s enrolment. A common characteristic among SUC enrolled students is that great majority of them belonged to low-income families and this condition posed an unparallel situation in the delivery of education by a SMART Campus University. The building of ICT infrastructure and delivery of digitalized education highlighted the SMART Campus Innovation, that is, for the country and its Higher Education Institutions to be responsive and continuously work productively towards the attainment of Sustainable Development Goals. Building means to make facilities available with a mechanism to bring about development of pleasant infrastructure that is available and accessible for the school community stakeholders. An educational community that will really capacitate the teachers for a capacitated learners. According to Dr. Fukuyuma (2018), the evolution of digital transformation, from Society 1.0 to Society 5.0, is not a path that can be avoided, along with numerous issues. One of these, is the digital status and readiness of the learners which are unparallel with the provision of SMART City facilities which have been addressed and continuously addressing by SUCs by capacitating the students, mentally, psychologically, and technologically which is the top priority where students are continuously given the support to attain a dependable capacity.
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TY - CONF AU - Angelica G. Ordanza-Cortez PY - 2023 DA - 2023/07/26 TI - Smart City Innovation Among State Colleges and Universities and Rehumanizing Education in Society 5.0 BT - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Education and Technology (ICETECH 2022) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 3 EP - 8 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/978-2-38476-056-5_2 DO - 10.2991/978-2-38476-056-5_2 ID - Ordanza-Cortez2023 ER -