A computer will be delivered to each student and each teacher for state-run schools of secondary education and special education and for the rest of the educational levels in accordance with the criteria deemed appropriate by the Enforcement Authority.
The national government made official this Wednesday the creation of the Connect Equality Program “in order to recover the spirit” of the initiative launched in 2010 and given the connectivity needs that are imposed in the context of the coronavirus pandemic.
In addition, the Executive resolved that the program work and be implemented by the Ministry of Education.
Conectar Igualdad returns: the decree was published today in the Official Gazette
Decree 11/2022, published in the Official Gazette, defines that the objective of the program is to «provide technological resources in state-run public schools and develop educational proposals in order to favor their incorporation into the processes of teaching and learning ».
The allocation of technological resources «will be carried out under the modality of handing over a computer to each student and each teacher for secondary schools and special education under state management and for the rest of the educational levels in accordance with the criteria that they understand. “The Enforcement Authority”, which is Education, details the text.
The educational portfolio will promote «the necessary agreements with the provinces and with the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires for the adequate fulfillment of the objectives of the program.
Conectar Igualdad will be financed with the items assigned annually by the General Budget Law of the National Administration to Education with funds from the National Treasury, specifies the decree signed by President Alberto Fernández, the Chief of Cabinet, Juan Manzur; and the Minister of Education, Jaime Perczyk.