More than 500,000 computers have been delivered to students

With the firm commitment to continue supporting the education of Salvadorans, the Ministry of Education (Mined) continues to distribute computers and bibliographic materials in different parts of the country.

This work adds up to more than half a million computers delivered to students and teachers and completes the distribution of 2 million books to educational institutions, with the aim of providing the beneficiaries with all the technological and bibliographic support necessary to start their school year.

Thanks to the Links with Education program, more than 80% of students, who are between fourth grade and high school already have their technological tools. “I couldn’t sleep at all. I was so happy that they were going to give me the computer. Now I’m going to get up, shower, get ready, and connect. I wanted the computer too much because it would make everything easier for me, “said Marvin M., a sixth-grade beneficiary and a student at the Cantón La Primavera school in the municipality of Quezaltepeque, La Libertad.

In addition, as part of a first phase, education has already completed the delivery to educational institutions of 2 million textbooks and exercise books for ESMATE (first, second, third cycle, and high school) and ESLENGUA books for first and third grade. cycle. The delivery to the students will take place next week when classes start and will depend on the schedules made by each educational center.

Teachers also received theirs.

The new teachers who have joined to contribute to the country’s education have also benefited. These add up to more than 2,000 teachers, to date, who have won the Special Contest for Vacant Teacher Positions by Salary Law.

In different areas of the country, the respective welcome days have already been held, and all of them also have their laptop and a copy of the Torogoz Plan (2019-2021 Institutional Strategic Plan) so that they know what the vision, mission, and priorities of the current government are in educational matters.

“I am very grateful for the opportunity that the Ministry of Education has given us. I appreciate the technological support” — says Manuel Villalobos who is a teacher.

At the beginning of the school year, the Mined announced that the vaccination card is not mandatory to attend face-to-face classes. In 2022, the return to classes will be in the blended, optional, and multimodal modality.