SWEEP

SWEEP is short for Smart Wireless Engineering Education Program.  It is the only one of its kind industry-academe linkage program in the Philippines with a network of 32 colleges and universities all over the country that offer ECE and IT courses. For 16 years, Smart has partnered with these schools to help them produce industry-ready graduates or technopreneurs by leveraging on its network, infrastructure and technologies.

Under SWEEP, partner schools have benefitted from:

  • Technology trainings;
  • Last mile scholarships for deserving students taking up tech courses in partner State schools;
  • Access to the country’s first MOOCs offered by the UP Open University in partnership with Smart;
  • Access to a technology playground through an annual innovations competition; and
  • Access to a runway for commercialization of school projects.

SWEEP has received numerous local and international awards for its contribution to education.