Teacher Training in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Initiative

Details of the organization
Ministry of Public Education
  • The organization has a strategy for coordinating WSIS Implementation at the national level: Yes
  • The organization has a national e-strategy: Yes

Information about the project
Teacher Training in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Initiative
The General Coordination @prende.mx (GC@), an agency of the Ministry of Education (SEP), responsible of the Digital Inclusion Program (DIP), is in charge of integrating digital education into the Mexican basic education system, presents its project “Teacher Training in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Initiative”. The main goal of the Federal Program is to develop digital skills and computational thinking. Therefore, and in order to achieve this goal, the GC@ designed a fundamental component for the incorporation of ICT in the teaching-learning process: Teacher Training in ICT. During the school year 2016-2017, the GC@ implement a capacity building in 13 states in Mexico, in order to promote the use of ICT, in which more than 40,000 evidences were generated. The richness of the project is to have examples of teacher training done by the teachers themselves, considering their different contexts, and which will be online, through the @prende 2.0 Platform.
National implementation: Mexico
Ongoing from 22/08/2016 to 30/11/2018
Office for National Digital Strategy of the Mexican Presidency, and the Ministries of Education in the states.

WSIS information
* Capacity building
  • Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
  • Training initiative
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