INTEC and Altice will train teachers in the development of technology and digital content
The entities signed a cooperation agreement with the objective of strengthening the competences of teachers of the national education system in the areas of computer science and digital content
SANTO DOMINGO. - The Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC) and the company Altice will train a teachers of the Dominican educational system in the technology development, hardware, software, mobile apps y digital content. This is established by a educational cooperation agreement signed between both entities. To achieve this, they contemplate carrying out a training program, developed jointly by INTEC and Altice.
In the document, signed by the rector of the university, Rolando M. Guzmán, and the president of the telephone company, Martin Ross, in the Altice administrative tower, the telephone company is committed to providing wireless modem equipment for the exclusive use of teachers and / or students of Education who participate in the digital training program that will have a duration of one year.
The company will also supply a mobile application ( APP) to be used in the training of teachers and / or students of Education to participate in the training workshops; will also provide support through its entrepreneurship program StartLab, for him development of educational content y technological solutions.
In addition, it will facilitate the participation of StartLab experts as advisers and / or members of the jury in contests carried out by INTEC related to innovation, entrepreneurship and / or development of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT).
INTEC's responsibilities will be to facilitate and coordinate the training of public sector teachers, by experts from Altice and / or INTEC. It will allow the use of its facilities for teacher training and for activities that promote innovation, entrepreneurship and ICT development; facilitate the participation of experts to serve as trainers and advisors in StartLab entrepreneurship program activities, such as in "Boot camps".
It will disseminate among the university community: students, teachers, graduates and staff, information about the StartLab entrepreneurship program and other initiatives that are of interest, related to the object of the agreement. Likewise, it will prepare, together with Altice, the training programs and execution dates, while allowing the use of the appropriate enclosures or spaces in its campuses, in which the training programs can be given.
Together, both entities will prepare support material or necessary manuals within the framework of any of the initiatives and will promote la participación active of girls, women y poor people in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) development programs.