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The program

The advancement of technology has become an important tool in the development of the teaching-learning process, which allows students to acquire knowledge in a more immediate and large, however, this is not enough for students to learn, because many times this knowledge is not always known to apply. Given this, the teacher plays a critical role in the understanding and use of these technologies, due to the didactic importance they may have if you get good use.


The role of ICTs in education are many and varied, they can range from the development of a text to the use and development of Web sites for your information, on the other hand, allows the teacher to keep a broad view of the subject, incorporating new methodologies for work and update their knowledge, as well as improve communication between students.


Teachers who know and manage ICTs acquire skills that will facilitate the use of technologies, for example, they are able to surf the Internet, calculate data, use e-mail, despite all these advantages, many teachers today fail to fully understand the utility of the use of ICTs in the development of their classes.


Empowerment of Digital Culture Educators (EDC) was created as a global initiative of IBEC that seeks to get a true digital inclusion of all sectors (Government, Education and Business) of Latin American society, for which includes a set of inclusive strategies that facilitate access for low-income people to information and communication technologies (ICT).


This way, the whole society can have access to information on the Internet, and thus produce and disseminate knowledge that will enable the creation and generation of opportunities throughout the local and global ecosystem.

Currently education worldwide, must face the challenge of using technology as a teaching tool so that students develop strategies that will help to address and meet the needs of future society. Therefore, the main protagonist of the instruction and use of these ICT are certainly teachers, independent of their specialty. Educational agents corresponding to informal education, learning resources and objects of study, tend to position teachers as the main users of ICT, not enough to achieve digital literacy, but should know in amplitude technologies best way to use them in the classroom.


What benefits does the EDC Educators Program have ?



• They allow and facilitate access to the almost limitless information available on the Internet. However, it is important that both teachers as students learn to fetch and segregate it with critical mentality.
• With the use of these new tools the academic process competes on the same level with TV, video, virtual games, etc.. however the plus of adding entertainment to knowledge depends on the ability of teachers to master all these technologies.
• Many students already handle virtual tools: hardware, software, internet, etc.. Students, today, acquire new ideas and knowledge on their own, forcing teachers to investigate and update their knowledge.
• Students can dose the intensity of their studies, depending on their time availability.
• Personal education (self-training) and research are indispensable for Students, so it must be driven with enthusiasm by teachers. This knowledge, skills and abilities that remain are a considerable advantage in professional life.
• The process of interaction between teachers and students is higher. Teachers send assignments, graded papers, notes, explanations, not only general but individualized. Similarly, the students respond, ask, submit their homework, ... without the limitation of space and time, but when they can or want.
The use of modern virtual technology requires specialized knowledge and skills. It is therefore important to provide students the opportunity to acquire such expertise.
• For students, it is beneficial to have a computer with Internet connection but not essential, it can be rented for a limited time, when needed, on specialized sites.
• It is imperative that students also hold values ​​like perseverance, discipline and responsibility.
• In the case of teachers, a computer has been transformed into an indispensable tool working. Almost all of them have.
• There is no denying the development of ICTs in the world, its acceptance and use in all countries, so it is necessary for the creation and development of knowledge to be enriched by the use of these technologies that facilitate and accelerate other processes such as : Student registration and enrollment, creation of knowledge (teaching - learning), interaction Teachers - Students and Students - Students, sending and receiving homeworks and documentss, access to notes, use of virtual classrooms, information search, social networking, etc..
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The institution applying for the program must submit the requirements described below


Requirements to qualify for the program.

The institution applying to the program must submit the requirements described below:

Be accredited in the CLC By IBEC program.

For whom


Target Audience Certifications

• Teachers
• Administrative Staff


For the implementation process and launch of the program, a working meeting will be organized between the school authorities and IBEC representatives in order to plan the training and the implementation phase of the program.