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Why study at MCCID College?

At MCCID we provide: Christian values and proper work ethics for future deaf employees and entrepreneurs; Especially designed curricula and strict training to meet current industry standards; Highly skilled deaf and hearing trainors and instructors, thus promoting deaf empowerment; TESDA and in-school scholarship grants; Latest computer and laboratory facilities as well as current software programs; Internet advantage using fast DSL connection and individual email addresses using studentname@mccid.edu.ph; Internet Wi-Fi enabled classrooms where students can freely access; Computer Training Manuals and exercises specially designed for the Deaf; Sign language instructions encouraging the use of Filipino Sign Language in classes; Although instructions are in sign language, written language strictly follows the English language; Guidance and career counseling; Inter-school as well as national IT skills competition training programs; Livelihood and skills seminars and workshops provided by government institutions (TESDA, DOST, NCDA) as well as other private organizations; Guaranteed job placement programs for qualified Deaf graduates and Sports and recreational activities. To know the summary of our course offerings, mission, vision and achievements, visit our Wikipedia Article.

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History

MCCID for short, is a non-stock, non-profit foundation registered at the Securities and Exchange Commission (Reg. No.: ANO93-003927), last October 1993. It started when two young Christian computer professionals, one hearing and one deaf, dreamed of an educational institute that could concentrate on the needs of the hearing impaired through the use of computers. This field of work is fitted to them because it needs minimal supervision and communication skills. God has been so generous that after the falling out of the deaf, another equally talented yet more kindhearted and loyal deaf took his place. With the help of their hearing and deaf friends as well as the bulk of financial support from the Esposa family, they put up a foundation that would provide assistance to the deaf through computer education. With the help of the former Manila Christian Computer and Technical Institute (MCCTI), a then well-established computer training school in Sta. Mesa, they arranged a tie-up program and became its foundation arm. Later on, family and friends who are knowledgeable in deaf and computer education and share the same visions and aspirations, gave both financial and intellectual supports. By 1998, National Council for the Welfare of Disabled Persons, now…

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