A student group from UNLP’s Faculty of Medical Sciences will present a project to the board of directors to open a nursery school, The initiative began after a video went viral of Alejandra Contreras, the teacher and midwife who taught a maternity degree’s maternal and child health class and sought permission to have the child of a student who was taking a theoretical course in her subject. .
“With the group we understand the need of a nursery not only for nursery but also for students and/or teachers”, Revealed from Unite Group. In this sense, he argued that “The economic condition of the country makes it more and more difficult every day to continue our education. Many colleagues have children and we are not likely to pay for outside care with peace of mind”He underlined.
as reported 0221.com.arContreras’ attitude was widely celebrated by the entire academic community, but it highlighted a situation that has little visibility into the university environment: motherhood and study at the same time. “We understand the good gestures and actions of the teacher, but above all we understand the need for a nursery for students and teachers who are mothers and fathers”He pointed.
That is why the Unite group started working on this project to set up nurseries with double time slots within the faculty. In this framework, students spread an online survey to find out how many students are fathers or mothers. “With the data collected we will present a project to the board of directors to open a nursery in our university”That which has been completed.
The video featuring Alejandra Contreras’ gesture went viral minutes after its publication. “It was an act of love and sympathy,” she told this portal, adding: “Today I am a career teacher in which when I was a student I was able to get people who were with me and university. used to facilitate my course during the life of the .
Her love for the profession led her to be related to hundreds of students who went through their subject with the same difficulty in order to be able to study: being a mother. In this context, he understands them and fights for visibility of a situation that takes place in the entire university environment. “It’s a pretty tough situation. I’m a professor of the Bachelor of Obstetrics course, which is a highly feminist course; most of the students are women, a lot of people are raised, breast-feeding and even pregnant and university There is a complication because there are not so many time slots. Something very crazy happens and that is that this degree is taught in different places, not only at the Faculty of Medical Sciences, but also at San Martín Hospital and Also taught in the university pavilion of other subjects in the headquarters of 7 and 63, then it becomes very difficult for the students to get on with life,” he insisted.
Alejandra values her work and her struggle on a daily basis to be able to fix the situation that her students go through in their classes every week. “It’s about working on it with a legal perspective, understanding that if teachers are not able to cope with these circumstances, we’re adding another obstacle so that these people can achieve the purpose they set for themselves. , which is to be studied in this matter.”He concluded.