They promote science and technology in education in British Columbia – La Foz de la Frontera

Governor of Baja California, Marina del Pilar Avila Olmedaprompted an investigation First Regular Session of the State Council for Science and Technology Innovation (COCIT)focusing on the application of technological development in education.

The session was chaired by Baja California’s Minister of Education, Gerardo Arturo Solís Benavides, along with COCITBC President Abraham Orozco Lazcano, who explained that it is an advisory body to the state’s power to analyze and discuss state infrastructure focused in science and technology.

The Governor of Baja California emphasized that the application of this kind of knowledge can make a difference in improving educational practice, and emphasized that public policies are being developed to promote the development of scientific research, technological growth and innovation, in order to do technology. modernization in the state.

Marina del Pilar said that what is required is to increase the level of communication in Baja California schools, as well as to strengthen the operation of laboratories and research centers, as well as the use of specialized programs to serve students who face educational delays. , among others.

For his part, Solis Benavides said that during the session the progress of the 2022 projects and the 2023 action plan was presented, as proposals for new tools for both basic and secondary education and university education stand out.

The official highlighted that Baja California is the vanguard at the national level in terms of restoring learning and the national and international scope of Aprendo en Casa, due to the application of technological and educational platforms such as Google for Education, with the aim of contributing to the improvement of school performance.

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Among the goals of COCIT BC is to contribute to improving the level of human development for the community of Baja California, to strengthen and clarify the capabilities of the state for scientific and technological research, innovation, connectivity and expression, in strategic areas that promote sustainable development, social care and solving urgent care problems in the entity.

Also, encourage and support training programs for high-level scientists and technologists in higher education institutions, research centers, and government laboratories.

Similarly, the laboratory equipment of secondary and higher education institutions, research centers and government laboratories are being strengthened in order to assist basic and applied research, technology development, innovation and training. As well as awarding scholarships in connection with various public and private organizations.

The session had in-person and virtual participation from board members, including the Autonomous University of Baja California (UABC), the Center for Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies at the Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), and the Technological University of Tijuana (UTT). , among other organisations.

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