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Google to donate 2.1 million dollars to support education in Mexico

Mexico Sep. 7 (Notimex) .- Through the UNETE organization, Google.org will donate 2.1 million dollars to incorporate the use of technology in Mexican classrooms, in order to give to the teachers, the access to new contents and practices for their teaching

According to a statement, the intervention model contemplates the equipping of classrooms and the teachers training with educational content in Spanish, all aligned to the current curricula.

The offline platform to be used in the program will be Kolibri, which is expected to reach 750 teachers and more than 24 thousand students in 59 primary schools in ten states of the Republic.

Google announced in March resources 50 million dollars in technology training, so that students and teachers can access quality materials, without the lack of access to the Internet is an obstacle.

"Technology has brought many positive changes related to content and access generation. But there is also the danger that the gaps between those who have access to the Internet and those who do not, will increase”, the firm said.

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