Technology in the Classroom Program Has Benefited Over 700,000 Students in Guatemala

Last June, students in public schools in San Marcos received technology kits to improve their education process.

by Pamela Contreras

Guatemala City, by Brenda Larios -AGN.-  At least 764,761 students have benefited from the Technology in the Classroom Program promoted by the Government of Guatemala.

According to the Ministry of Education -Mineduc-, this support has benefited 764,761 students nationwide with the Technology in the Classroom Program, providing them with tablets, devices with curricular content, and an intranet.

Technology in the Classroom Program

The Mineduc, in collaboration with TOMi Digital, carried out a working tour in San Marcos on June 30, as part of the Technology in the Classroom Program, to deliver technology kits to public schools.

The Ministry of Education authorities congratulated the leadership of the members of the school government of the Escuela Oficial de Párvulos San Rafael Soche, San Marcos, since they worked with the students to provide their school with technological tools that will contribute to the education of 111 students.

During the working tour, the school received a kit donated by TOMi Digital, which included ten tablets, a TOMi robot, a video projector, and speakers.

Mineduc authorities also brought the Technology in the Classroom Program to the Escuela Oficial Rural Mixta -EORM- in Malacatán, benefiting 132 preschool and 37 elementary school students. The technology kit included:

  • 10 tablets
  • 1 TOMi robot
  • 1 video projector
  • speakers
  • keyboard

Under the strategic lines for coverage expansion and technological innovation, the Mineduc held meetings with parents, teachers, and students in the community to highlight the importance of continuing to enhance the learning and development process of students.

TOMi Devices

Mineduc and TOMi Digital started working together in 2020. As part of the cooperation, more than 1,800 schools in the country have been provided with technological equipment, and at least 50,000 educators have access to the TOMi Digital platform.

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