The main objective was the execution of policies regarding technological integration into the educational system, which would later give way to the Connect Equality program and for which more than 20,000 digital educational resources for teachers and students were produced.
“Educ.ar’s work is currently focused on producing content for the Connect Equality program and giving teachers, students, families and the community the opportunity to find a way to think about the technology out there,” he explained to Tellum. D’audia, Bachelor of Education.
At its inception, the portal “faced the crisis of 2001, like all society, and remained in a state of latency until 2003”, the year in which Daniel Filmus took over the education portfolio, which “gave it a new impetus and strengthened To develop its objective, which was to provide material and information on ICT (Information and Communication Technology),” said D’Audia.
In 2005, it incorporated the Ministry of Education’s first television channel, Encuentro Channel, which would be followed in 2010 by the children’s content signal Paka Paka.
In 2015, when Mauricio Macri’s government took office, “everything has been redesigned, the Connect Equality program has been closed and very negative working conditions have arisen,” said D’Audia.
With the arrival of President Alberto Fernández, the Educ.ar portal (https://www.educ.ar) began to reassess its objectives of being able to “produce content so that teachers have the resources to Together they not only be able to access technology and different digital content, but also to be able to understand how to work with them in the classroom”, explained the manager.
Through the National Plan for Educational Digital Inclusion, the current educational strategy includes the distribution of netbooks and connectivity in classrooms across the country through the Connect Equality program, as well as the development of the free operating system Huayra, and the Center for Educational Innovation and Mobile . Laboratory Connect Lab.
In the field of education and technology, advises on technical projects and services, including the management, development, support and maintenance of applications and websites, as well as their computer security.
D’Audia highlighted the “hundreds of thousands per month” of portal views and the rigor of the material offered for use in the classroom.
Professionals in charge of these materials come from disciplines such as education, communication and mathematics and the natural and social sciences, added the educational portfolio in a statement and indicated that this year 5,000 new content and innovative digital content were added to the portal “one of the With updated, dynamic and attractive interface”.
In addition, this month they will launch the fourth edition of the Year of Curriculum for the Community and the Roadmap for Managing Virtual Classrooms, both free and self-assisted virtual modalities, while the stands at the Technopolis mega-exhibition continue. Programming and three space programs in robotics, image design and music production.