Access to technology and education in Mexico

Apr 7, 2014

T- EDUCA lands on Tlajomulco, Jalisco, Mexico.

Highschool. Instituto Lideres del Siglo.
Highschool. Instituto Lideres del Siglo.

Fundación EDUCA México A.C. and its program T–EDUCA (this name, in spanish, is kind of a letter game, which would mean: we teach you) are now working together with the school Líderes del Siglo (L.I.S.I), A.C. located in Tlajomulco, a city in Jalisco state in Mexico.

It is a high school with 191 students, provides its students with services such as: parental school, counseling , adult literacy , job training , education club , estimulates sports and culture and has a soccer and judo academy. However L.I.S.I didn’t have a wide acces to technology, internet and more.

Today it is essential to incorporate technology -and guide how to use it for your own benefit-, into education. The world is more and more into new technology, and everybody needs to get used to it.

So, this school got a Virtual Learning Space, E.V.A. ( for its acronym in Spanish ) to let the new century get in.  Thanks to our donors, the best supplies on school furniture and equipment was found:

- 36 computers

- 19 double computer desks

- 35 chairs for students

- 1 chair for teacher

- 1 interactive whiteboard with an integrated projector

- 1 adapter and cable for board

- 1 Multifunctional

- 18 regulators

It only took two weeks to get fully installed. Windows 8 was chose as the operating system for the computers and teachers and students were instructed on how to handle it. The Virtual Learning Space, now a day, its open and works properly; and these students finally got a chance of a better, more rounded education.

Interactive whiteboard.
Interactive whiteboard.
Virtual Learning Space
Virtual Learning Space



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