Montevideo, 25 August 2022 (TDI): The guiding session for the development of digital content for teachers commenced in Montevideo, Casi Humaita on Tuesday. The session will end on August 26.

The purpose of the initiative is to enhance teachers’ capacity in the digital domain. Correspondingly, 30 Paraguayan teachers in charge of Spanish, history, mathematics, and Guarani are attending the session.

During the session, teachers will learn the digital content development process, pedagogical design, and script writing method. Kang Byung Seok, a Korean expert in educational content production is heading the session.

Guiding Session for Teachers

The guiding session for the development of digital content is being held at the premises of CEPAI, Paraguayan Center for Inclusion Support. The center is located in Montevideo at 830 Casi Humaitá.

The initiative will help teachers of the Third Cycle of Basic School Education. It is within the framework of the “Project to Improve Accessibility to Education through the Establishment of the Multimedia Education Support Center of Paraguay”.

During the session, teachers will learn about the development and use of digital materials that allow self-learning.

Consequently, it will reintegrate adolescents into the Third Cycle (7th, 8th, and 9th grades). Moreover, the related materials are also broadcasted on television in order to guarantee their reach.

Organizers of the Session

The session is organized by the Ministry of Education and Sciences (MEC) and the Ministry of Information Technologies and Communication (MITIC).

Moreover, the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) also collaborated with the ministries in organizing the session.

KOICA is a Korean government agency. It is a global development cooperation organization to realize global values and create mutual prosperity. The agency maximizes the effectiveness of South Korea’s grant aid programs for developing countries.

The agency also focuses on implementing SDGs, strengthening partnerships with developing states, and enhancing the local ownership of beneficiaries.

Aim of the Initiative
The project aims at increasing access to education by strengthening CEPAI. It also aims at improving the capacity to implement technologies and encourage multimedia education.

The goal is to create self-instructional materials in order to have flexibility and self-learning dynamics for all.

Moreover, the program also helps in reinserting adolescents and young people who are not following their studies in the Third Cycle into the National Educational System.

Furthermore, the initiative will promote the presence of Educational TV in all homes. Consequently, this will allow retaining those students of Basic School Education (7th, 8th, and 9th grades) who are at risk of abandoning their studies.