Cuba boosts educational cooperation with Mexico and Ghana

Cuba promueve cooperación educacional con México y Ghana

Havana, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuba’s Minister of Education Ena Elsa Velazquez Cobiella met this Wednesday with the Secretary of Public Education of the Mexican state of Puebla Meliton Lozano Perez, in the context of the 12th International Congress University 2020.

At the meeting, the Mexican official promoted collaboration with Cuba in areas of teacher training, work with the family and the reform process that takes place in his country, according to Velazquez on Twitter.

On Tuesday, the Cuban minister also had a profitable exchange with her Ghanaian counterpart Matthew Opoku-Prempeh in which the signing of a cooperation deal was closed and actions were coordinated to develop it, she tweeted.

On intervening yesterday at University 2020, the Cuban Minister of Education stressed that the precepts and aspirations of education in the country are reflected in the National Economic and Social Development Plan until 2030 and in the Constitution.

She assured that these directives establish the participatory nature of education and the responsibilities of the community, State agencies and bodies in its execution.

Regarding the improvement plans of the National Education System, she said that it is a consensual nation project that becomes an essential guide for education, including the participation of the family as a key pillar to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

The minister noted that only the will of governments and society to work and think together; cooperating all with the same vision; paving the ways to guarantee popular action and participation; all these actions will allow meeting the goals of the 2030 Agenda.

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