The Dominican Government, through the Ministry of Education (Minerd)will launch this week a tender for the construction of a thousand classrooms or modules focused on children of 3 to 5 yearsa project that seeks to strengthen education in the early childhood.
This was stated by the minister angel hernandezwho indicated that everything is ready to raise the requirements of the works, which will be raised in the year 2023.
During the opening of the international seminar “Comprehensive Early Childhood Care from the Human Rights Approach: a look towards social change”organized by the National Institute of Comprehensive Early Childhood Care (inaipi), Hernández expressed that the learning deficit caused during the coronavirus pandemic must be corrected. COVID-19.
For the minister, they were 70 weeks without educational attention, which in his opinion affected the future of the infants. In this sense, the minister understands that efforts must be doubled to overcome the learning deficit.
Hernández applauded the work of the inaipi for actions in favor of children and for organizing the seminar in which policies focused on strengthening children will be developed.
At the seminar, which will last until November 30 and will feature national and international speakers, kiss santanadirector of inaipistated that efforts are being made to promote the work of intersectoral articulation necessary to guarantee comprehensive and quality care that the policy contemplates and its perspective of expanding services at the national level.
In addition, the seminar seeks to create a space for reflection on the current status and progress of the comprehensive care approach and the guarantee of Human Rights consigned in the Convention on the Rights of the Child in Latin America.
The seminar “Comprehensive care for early childhood from the Human Rights Approach: a look towards social change” has the support of the National Council for Children (Conani), United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef), United Nations Development Program (UNDP ), the Banreservas Volunteer Service, the 512 Institute, among other organizations.