Over 70,000 Cuban Students and Teachers to Participate in Population Census

3 More than 60,000 students and some 11,000 teachers will take part in the upcoming Population and Housing Census to begin on September 15. Cira Pineiro, First Deputy Education Minister, told the press that this task force will receive special training with this purpose, from September 4th through the 14th. A total of 1,900 Professional Technical Teaching (ETP) professors; 1,800

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University Congress in Cuba to Launch Virtual Magazine

1 Havana, Feb 8. – Organizers of the 8th University 2012 Congress, to be held in Cuba next week, will publish a digital magazine, as part of a strategy to socialize the debates on the role of higher education, official sources said on Wednesday. The magazine will have three or four electronic issues that will publish the best works discussed

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More Professional Graduates Return to Paraguay from Cuba

2 A second group of 50 low-income Paraguayans returned home Wednesday to become professionals, after completing their undergraduate studies at institutions of higher education in Cuba. Of the total graduates, 49 are from the Latin American School of Medecine (ELAM), and Mirna Raquel Riveros, the first graduate of the South American country in the specialty degree in History. The young

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Teachers to improve learning in several subjects

2 Santa Cruz del Sur, Dec 24. –Educators in Santa Cruz del Sur work hard to increase the learning level of the students of all grades, prioritizing the high schools, as anteroom of the higher education, said Taniana Molina, Director of the Education Sector in this Municipality. Taniana said that there are still some difficulties but some alternatives are being

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Almost 68,000 Cubans Studying to be Teachers

0 Havana, Dec 16. -More than 67,900 students are studying for teaching degrees in Cuban universities this year, according to the Ministry of Higher Education. According to the National News Agency, Deputy Education Minister Rolando Forneiro said at a news conference that changes have been made at the universities to improve the quality of future teachers and their professional training.

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