In its activity Platinum Bank supports the principle of equality, i.e. everyone has equal rights and possibilities, and children from orphanages are not the exception. They have right to a proper educations and a potential for a decent employment.
For a modern child a present like computer is not just a privilege but a necessity. That’s why the bank devotes special attention to providing the orphanages with computer classes.
On the 1st of December 2011 8 schools the winners of the contest “Pt – Prospective Technologies of Education” that was hold within the project “High Rank Education” became known. The aim of the educational creativity is to motivate the teachers to use information and communication technologies and implement educational initiatives while teaching “Economics”.
Platinum Bank was the initiator of the pilot project and the Institute of Innovative Technologies and Content of Education Ministry of Education and Science, Youth and Sport of Ukraine became an organizer of contests for teachers. The project was implemented with the support of the companies “Microsoft Ukraine” and “MTS UKRAINE”.
Besides the new computer classes for the winning schools, the organizers prepared a number of educational events. The experts of Platinum bank will conduct “Platinum Parties”. The company “Microsoft Ukraine” will make the teachers aware how to work on the computers within the educational contest “Digital Technologies”. And “MTS UKRAINE” will carry out “Lessons of Mobile Literacy” for children of the 4th and 5th years of school.
As of 31st December 2011 Platinum Bank opened 24 computer classes, and presented 228 notebooks and 228 sets of computer furniture. Now more than 4 364 children have access to the computers.
The computer classes were opened in the following cities and towns of Ukraine:
|№||Location||To whom we help
||Centre of socially-psychological rehabilitation of children “Zlagoda”
||City Orphanage № 1 for orphan children and children deprived of parents care
||Zaporizhia special general boarding school № 3
||Youth and Teenager Centre «Shelter+»
||Boarding school №1
||State Orphanage № 1
||General boarding school for orphan children and children deprived of parents care
||General boarding school of I - II degree № 1
|11||Sambor (Lviv oblast)
||Kharkov Centre of Rehabilitation of Young Disabled and Members of Their Families
||SOCIETY OF THE DEAF
|15||Orshanets (Cherkasy oblast)
||School – nursery of І – ІІ degree № 36.
||Boarding school №2
|17||Talnoye (Cherkasy oblast)
||Talnoye General Sanatorium boarding school
||General School №4
||Educational Complex Simferopol Economic College
||City College “Samara”
||Educational Complex College №100
||General School №19
||Pavlograd City College
||General School №26