New national education strategy is implemented in Nicaragua.

Nicaragua Launches Educational Strategy «Blessings and Victories 2024-2026.«

At an official event, Nicaragua presented its new National Strategy for Education «Blessings and Victories,» for the period 2024-2026. This initiative seeks to strengthen inclusive, intercultural and gender-equal education in the country.

In an official document of the Nicaraguan government, he stressed that in the continuity of the evolutionary transformation of education for life and with the aim of transcending and strengthening free and quality, inclusive, intercultural and gender-equal education, the new National Education Strategy for the period 2024-2026 is proposed, in accordance with our model of education focused on learning and the prominence of students, teachers, families and communities.

During the event, the general director of the National Technology (INATEC), Loyda Barreda, explained that the new plan consists mainly of 16 strategic axes and 80 lines of work.

«We are a team of militants, we are a collective, which is working every day and contributing to the vision of the construction of the revolution of the new and the new Nicaraguan,» said Loyda Barreda.

In this sense, this new strategy will be submitted to a national consultation involving teachers, parents, students, directors of educational establishments and members of the Federation of Secondary Students (FES). This consultation process will culminate on July 23 with a National Education Congress.

Free and quality education in Nicaragua

The government of the Sandinista National Liberation Front, chaired by Commander Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo, promotes free and quality education as a fundamental right for the human development of Nicaraguans, in the fight against poverty, said the head of Education, Mendy Arauz.

Also, Salvador Vanegas, Minister Advisory for All Modalities of Education, declared that from today we go to the classrooms, we go to the heart, we are going to make a commitment, and to arrange for this whole strategy to become realities and reap fruits, and we will do so by introducing it to the educational community, to families, to the community.

The Nicaraguan government presented the National Education Strategy “Blessings and Victories for 2024-2026”

The 16 axes and two modalities of the strategy cover: Education for life, Education in Values, Creative Education, Artistic and Cultural Education, National History and Identity, Environment and Nature, Climate Change, Physical and Sports Education, Inclusive Special Education, Science, Research and Innovation, Wide coverage with inclusion and equity, face-to-face and virtual disability, educational quality, teacher training, institutional strengthening, and infrastructure and equipment. The modalities include technical and technological education and university education.

The axes are conceptualized according to the national educational model and define lines applicable to all educational modalities, based on basic education, means and teacher training. In addition, specific lines for technical and university education are defined, he stressed the Nicaraguan educational strategy document.

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The National Education Strategy «Blessings and Victories» represents a significant step towards the consolidation of a more inclusive, equitable and quality education system for all Nicaraguan citizens, as highlighted by the educational authorities of the Latin American nation.

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The presentation was led by the Minister of Education, Mendy Aráuz Silva, and was attended by Professor Arturo Collado, Representative of UNESCO in Nicaragua; Ramona Rodríguez, President of the National Council of Universities (UNC); Salvador Vanegas, Minister Advisory for All Methods of Education; Loyda Barreda, Director General of the National Technological Institute (INATEC); and Johana Torres, member of the National Consultation Meteorological Team.