About Education Town
About the Campaign
About the projects
Angeles City Education Town, owned and managed by International Education Towns Assoc. Inc., is an internet association company which aims to boost and promote education tourism in Angeles City. The association company uses its website www.angeleseducationtown.org to provide information about the schools, leasing centers and retailers in the entire city.
Changing Angeles City's Image Campaign
Angeles City is known to be a first-class, highly urbanized city inside the province of Pampanga, Philippines. IIt was ranked 15th in a survey by MoneySense Magazine as one of the "Best Places to Live in the Philippines" in its March–April 2008 issue. It was also ranked 3rd with regards to Government Efficiency and was on the 8th place in the Infrastructure Ranking at the Annual Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index 2014. With these achievements that Angeles City has attained, there were looming problems that has to be solved. One of which is the image of the city over the internet.
When searched using Google Images, The pictures show that the image of Angeles City over the internet is about sex tourism and trade. Would it be the kind of image that you want for your city?
Angeles City Education Town, the internet association, wants to acknowledge this problem and change the image of the city by bringing it out from being known as a city for sex trade industry. The intention of the internet association is to present Angeles City in a better approach by showing to everybody that it is a city that is sustainable, progressive and diverse.
Angeles City is considered as a sustainable city by means of being able to provide quality education through several education institutes that are located in the city; some of the top ranking schools and universities in the Philippines are located in here as well. It also provides lifestyle to its people through malls, restaurants, coffee shops, health centers and a lot more. There were places where families and friends could dine together, places for recreation and places for relaxation located in the city.
The city is progressive as evidenced by having several business and commercial establishments/centers which give support to its economy. There are numerous subdivisions, villages, condominiums and leasing centers that continue to sprawl at different areas of the city. Newly built schools and education centers are also spreading throughout the city catering not only to locals, but to foreigners as well.
Due to the progress of the city’s economy, the diversity of nationalities was also prominent since a lot of expatriates are enticed with how fast it progresses and how convenient it is to live in this city. As a result of having a good number of foreigners in the city, the number of multi-nationality companies continue to grow, thus, providing job opportunities to its people.
These characteristics of the city might be affected if the image of it over the internet continues to promote sex tourism. The internet association believes that the city’s image at the World Wide Web is worth saving since it has a huge potential to progress more and provide opportunities to everybody.
Project I. Changing Angeles City’s Image
This project aims to overpower the ranking of sex tourism industry of Angeles City over the internet. The goal of the online organization is to slowly create a positive image Angeles City by optimizing the ranking of the school websites and outrank the current bar and hotel rankings. Since the website ranking of bars and hotels in Angeles City is relatively conspicuous, it imposes a negative identity to the city.
The first project aims to boost the education tourism to overpower sex tourism in the internet. This will only happen if the internet association will be able to gather support from the people, schools, companies and organizations especially from those who populate in Angeles City.
The internet association hopes to rally with the students and citizens of Angeles city to seek for support and create a strong group of citizens in the world of internet (netizens). These netizens will support the campaign of saving the Angeles City’s image over the internet by liking the Facebook page of Angeles City Education Town. By optimizing the website, www.angeleseducationtown.org, we can overpower the sex tourism industry in Angeles City and create a better image.
You can help by signing up and be a member of Angeles City Education Town. By signing up, you agree to spread the good cause of the campaign by (1) liking the Facebook page, (2) be part of the online community of Angeles City Education Town and (3) promote education tourism in Angeles City.
Project II. Labeling Education Town
One of the projects of International Education Towns Assoc. Inc. is to develop a certain part of Angeles City area into an Education Town. The target area was set after the Anunas Bridge through Noblesse International School. This area will be known to provide education excellency and uplift the image of Angeles City from being known in promoting sex tourism to expatriates.
Education town needs to be labeled to have a distinction. In order to be to be known by the people and acquire popularity, labels and markers should be prominent in the area along the streets especially near the establishments and schools located in the area.
Education town will attract people to study and avail educational services in the area. It will also further attract local and foreign investors to capitalize businesses that will generate income for the city. It may also provide job opportunities to the society and decrease the unemployment rate. The top benefits that Education town could provide are economic growth and a cleaner image for the city. The International Education Town Assoc. Inc. would like to achieve the goals and success with the help of people of Angeles City.