Santo Domingo, RD.– The Higher Institute of Studies Specialized in Social and Human Sciences Dr. Louis Heredia Bonetti (IES-LHB) and the Dominican Federation of Electronic Sports (FDDE) have signed a cooperation agreement between institutions, which represents a milestone in e-sports or esports in the country.
The agreement between the two institutions was signed by the President of the FDDE, Yaqui Núñez-del Risco Mejía, and the Dean of the IES-LHB, Anton Tejeda. The primary goal of this alliance is to create academic training programs and professionalize esports.
The Esports Qualification Diploma will be accredited and recognized by FDDE and accredited by the International Education and Training Foundation Pearson Qualifications, an entity authorized to award internationally recognized academic degrees in more than 300 different training lines.
With regard to this great event, Yaqui Núñez-del Risco Mejía states that: This agreement will mark a before and after in the history of esports in our region as it improves aspects of academic training and professionalization of esports through programs recognized all over the world Globalism.
These programs go to the entire pyramid of those who make up the Esport ecosystem in our country, a sector in which more than 5 million Dominicans interact. ”
Likewise, Tejeda said: “We are focusing on developing the education sector for young people. IES-LHB strives to be an innovative entity in education that provides educational and productive ecosystems where students are encouraged to participate, values are promoted and thus the necessary skills are acquired that allow them to get employment immediately. ”
The event was attended by the Ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Mokbel Ali, who was an honorary witness; Technical Deputy Minister for Sports Elvis Duarte; Vice President of Circ. 1 of the DN, Orlando Jorge Villegas.
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