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T he Union School of the Arts is seeking 4 visual artists to take part in our program "Summer Residency 2015" and to develop a project in the school facilities during the summer, here in NY. Besides participating for a month, the selected artists wil
Education
9/28/2015
The Community Technical Institute for Higher Education (ITSC for its acronym in Spanish) welcomed 710 new incoming high-school graduates this past Friday. They will commence their studies in 27 different technical degrees that this educational instit
Education
1/1/2015
The Community Technology Center of Villa Mella (CTC VILLA MELLA), held a forum titled: "How to make a Good Short Film for Children" presented by renowned filmmaker and writer Itai Lev, where he shared his ideas, experiences and techniques with the at
Education
10/1/2014
The Minister of Education, Carlos Amarante Baret, considered a privilege and a personally gratifying experience for Dominican students to participate in the International Model United Nations, because of the positive influence it will leave in the st
Education
9/4/2014
One of the main goals of the General Directorate of Cinema is to offer education and training programs to members of the local industry. That is why it offers courses, workshops and seminars, among others, throughout the year, trying to cover all the
Education
9/4/2014
Deciphering and Reading Old Dominican (and Hispanic American) Historical Documents: A free, 8-Session Summer Workshop.
Education
9/4/2014
Dominican Baseball Legends, among these Juan Marichal, César Gerónimo, Rafael Landestoy, Jesús Alou y Mario Melvyn Soto will be present to show their support for the event “Jazz Under the Starts With The legends of Baseball”, which will take place on
Education
7/31/2014
With the participation of representatives from public and private institutions, the Dominican Commission to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), based in the Dominican Republic, implemented the first Nationa
Education
7/13/2014
The School of Directors for Educational Quality (EDCE - Escuela de Directores para la Calidad Educativa) of the Ministry of Education (MINERD) released the first issue of the Educational Management magazine in the pavilion of the XVII International
Education
7/8/2014
The Minister of Education, Mr. Carlos Amarante Baret, said that with the recently signed Education Pact, it is hoped that there will be quality education in public schools is the case in the developed countries.
Education
6/27/2014
We Are All Explorers is the theme of the III Geography Week Fair, an educational activity that will show visitors how geography provides us an opportunity to be intrepid explorers in our own path.
Education
6/3/2014
The Ministry of Education (MINERD) and the Dominican Association of Journalists (CDP) announced today the call to nominate journalists to the 2014 National Journalism Award. The winner will be announced on April 5th, on the National Day of the Journalist.
Education
5/20/2014
The Ministry of Education, through the Vice Ministry of Educational Management and Decentralization, commemorated with an artistic cultural event the 208th anniversary of the birth of Mexican hero Benito Juárez, who was proclaimed by several Latin Am
Education
5/20/2014
The Minister of Education, Mr. Carlos Amarante Baret, on Tuesday delivered award certificates and cash prizes equivalent to RD$1,750,000 to two School Districts and three schools that won bronze medals during the 2013 National Award for Quality and P
Education
5/20/2014
GFDD’s RDescubre Program in collaboration with Listín Diario’s Plan Lea, organized an educational whale-watching excursion on March 15th. As part of Geography Week (Semana de la Geografía), the aim of the trip was to promote the exploration of nature
Education
5/2/2014
The National Institute of Teacher Education and Training (INAFOCAM - Instituto Nacional de Formación y Capacitación del Magisterio), recently started two separate teacher training programs with the technical support of the Instituto Tecnológico de l
Education
5/2/2014
On Friday, February 28th, Fundación Apoyo al Desarrollo de las Biblitecas Dominicanas (FUNDEBIDO – Foundation Support for the Development of the Dominican Libraries) celebrated its IV Anniversary with an event that took place in the Orientation Hall
Education
5/2/2014
On March 2nd, 2014, the Advisory Council for Dominicans in Canada (CCPDE - Consejo Consultivo para los Dominicanos en Canadá), organized the first childrens drawing competition to celebrate a very significant event, the "170th anniversary of the Do
Education
5/2/2014
This phase of the project features teachers giving workshops to parents to create awareness on tax education and citizenship values.
Education
5/2/2014
The Ministry of Education (MINERD) commemorated today National Flag Day with the raising of the National Flag in public and private schools across the country.
Education
4/21/2014
The Viceministry of Technical and Educational Services of the Ministry of Education (MINERD) and the National Institute for Teacher Education and Training (INAFOCAM) met with the universities already committed to the implementation of the new Framew
Education
4/1/2014
Most of the 54 participants in the competition are beneficiaries of the school voucher "Studying I Progress" from Progressing with Solidarity, one of the programs of the Office of Coordination of Social Policies, under the authority of the Vice Pres
Education
4/1/2014
The 9th Educational Expedition to Pico Duarte, an initiative of GFDD’s DR Environmental Film Festival and the Siempre Mas Foundation, set off today, this time with 75 students and staff members which will once again endure the four day trek to conqu
Education
4/1/2014
The National Institute for Teacher Education and Training (INAFOCAM) recently began offering, with the academic support of the Pedro Henríquez Ureña National University (UNPHU), a bachelor’s degree in Special Education that will benefit 65 high scho
Education
4/1/2014
The Minister of Education, Mr. Carlos Amarante Baret, said today that although the Internet is a tool for people’s development, parents should monitor the content to which their children have access through networks at home and at relatives’ or clos
Education
4/1/2014
The Ministry of Education (MINERD) started the second examinations covering proficiency and interviews for 6,581 applicants to the Civil Service Exams who pre-qualified for a position as teacher at the Preschool, Elementary, and Middle school levels
Education
3/7/2014
The National Institute of Teachers Welfare (INABIMA - Instituto Nacional de Bienestar Magisterial) opened the VI Exhibition of Paintings by the Web-surfing Teachers Club, including more than 30 works by teachers who devoted their time throughout the
Education
3/7/2014
The National Institute of Teacher Education and Training (INAFOCAM - Instituto Nacional de Formación y Capacitación del Magisterio) carried out activities in 2013 that benefited 71,405 teachers, high school graduates, and professionals in non-teachi
Education
3/7/2014
In order to train a core body of researchers capable of providing solutions to the needs of the Dominican education system, the National Institute for Teacher Education and Training (INAFOCAM - Instituto Nacional de Formación y Capacitación del Magis
Education
2/18/2014
The Ibero-American University (UNIBE) and the Embassy of France, with the support of the Constitutional Court of the Dominican Republic, will welcome a delegation from the University of Lille 2. The delegation includes Messrs. Emmanuel Cartier and G
Education
2/18/2014
The National Institute of Teacher Education and Training (INAFOCAM - Instituto Nacional de Formación y Capacitación del Magisterio), in coordination with the Technological Institute of Santo Domingo (INTEC), recently launched a Masters Program on Ge
Education
2/1/2014
Naugatuck Valley Community College, the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute (CUNY DSI), the Office of Community Relations, Hostos Community College & the Latino Artist Round Table (LART):
Education
1/21/2014
Between July and October, 2013, and with an investment of 194,513,000 pesos, the National Institute for Teacher Education and Training (INAFOCAM - Instituto Nacional de Formación y Capacitación del Magisterio) incorporated 515 graduates from the Nort
Education
1/21/2014
Education Minister, Carlos Amarante Baret, announced the authorization of 1,500 spots for English teachers and the same number of students graduated from the English Immersion Program for Competitiveness being undertaking by the Ministry of Higher Ed
Education
1/21/2014
The Department of Education in the State of Florida, for the fourth consecutive year, ratified recognition of the license from the School of Medicine at the Iberoamerican University (UNIBE). Recognition was obtained for the first time in 2009.
Education
1/21/2014
The Minister of Education, Mr. Carlos Amarante Baret, announced that starting in January of 2014, the new high school graduates who begin undergraduate studies in Education at Dominican universities will do so with a new curriculum.
Education
12/26/2013
Deserving young Dominicans were welcomed into the Master’s degree and PhD programs, in order for the country to have professionals capable of taking over and successfully facing the current and future challenges in the agricultural sector.
Education
12/26/2013
Current Situation and Prospects for Dominican Education.
Education
12/14/2013
The Minister of Education, Mr. Carlos Amarante Baret, said today that MINERD is seeking a legal solution that would allow for any portion of the 4% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) that was earmarked for the construction of new schools and which c
Education
12/14/2013
Minister of Education Carlos Amarante Baret announced that a training program for teachers will begin next year in Child daycare facilities, a move that will improve teaching and complete the Comprehensive Plan in education that President Danilo Medi
Education
12/14/2013
The Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish) will invest $123 million Dominican pesos in the construction of two schools in the Capotillo neighborhood, one with 20 classrooms and the other with 24, where thousands of students from that neighborhood
Education
11/30/2013
President Danilo Medina congratulated the Land Acquisition Committee for its work in acquiring land for the construction of the remaining schools that will be part of the Extended School Day program.
Education
11/30/2013
On Saturday, more than 3,000 representatives of the civil society, students, teachers, businessmen, and the church participated in the regional consultative meeting on the National Pact for Education Reform that is being promoted by the Government fo
Education
11/30/2013
Under the auspices of the Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish), the 18th Latin American Physics Olympics 2013 got underway last Monday, being held here for the first time. The idea is to stimulate and promote the study of science as well as the
Education
11/19/2013
The Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish) launched the second edition of the Rules of the Dominican Educational System for Harmonious Coexistence in Private and Public Education Centers, with the goal of fortifying a peaceful culture in society a
Education
11/19/2013
The Dominican National Commission for UNESCO, with the support of the Ministry of Culture, will offer the workshop "Adapting to Climate Change and Educating for Sustainable Development," which will take place at the National Aquarium and on the beac
Education
11/19/2013
The executive officers of the National Institute of Education and Training of Teachers (INAFOCAM) and the National Council for Climate Change and Means for Clean Development (CNCCMDL) conducted a follow-up to start the second stage of the "Training P
Education
11/5/2013
The Minister of Education, Mr. Carlos Amarante Baret, claimed on Saturday that the National Pact for a Quality Education, presented last Thursday by President Danilo Medina, will benefit our boys, girls, and adolescents, will dignify and train teache
Education
10/29/2013
The Ministry of Education will invest 19 million pesos in the reconstruction of this community’s Cristo Rey School, which is in a deplorable condition and poses a danger to students and teachers.
Education
10/29/2013
During the period September, 2012 to August, 2013, the National Institute for the Education and Training of Teachers (INAFOCAM - Instituto Nacional de Formación y Capacitación del Magisterio) awarded scholarships to 20,280 teachers, high school gradu
Education
10/29/2013
The Community Participation Office of the Ministry of Education began reviewing 57 proposal that were submitted by social organizations as part of the first call this year made by the Joint Responsibility Government Grant Funds for the development of
Education
10/25/2013
The Dominican Initiative for Quality in Education (IDEC - Iniciativa Dominicana por una Educación de Calidad) highlighted its various advances in educational activities that were implemented during the first half of 2013, according to the research p
Education
10/20/2013
President Danilo Medina led the inaugural ceremony that launched the 2013-2014 school yearin which the government has invested RD$6,797,408,656.88. According to the projections, 2,710,832 students will participate in the current school year, divided
Education
10/3/2013
The Dominican Republic Sports & Education Academy recently held its third annual “Making A Difference In The Dominican Republic” at the 809 Lounge in New York City. The event included a special tribute to the Pittsburgh Pirates for the team’s outsta
Education
9/27/2013
The National Council for Private Enterprise (CONEP in Spanish) and EDUCA Business Action for Education, signed a cooperation agreement recently to contribute to improving the quality of education in the Dominican Republic, on all levels.
Education
9/27/2013
AAVA Dominicana celebrated the completion of the First Summer Camp for Students from the San José de Los Mogotes Public School with a formal closing ceremony on July 13 that was attended by 198 students, friends and people connected to the Foundatio
Education
9/20/2013
The new Minister of Education, Doctor Carlos Amarante Baret, said education is everyone’s job and that it should take priority over individual interests. He appealed to teachers, students and all of society to get involved in this important project.
Education
9/13/2013
The School of Directors for Quality Education (EDCE in Spanish) under the Ministry of Education (MINERD) recently graduated 189 public school principals from the 18 Regional School Districts, which brings the total number of graduates to 671 since t
Education
9/13/2013
The Ministry of Education’s second transfer of funds this year to the Decentralized School Districts represents the largest handover of resources to these organizations since the promulgation of the General Education Law 66-97 in 16 years. This is p
Education
9/13/2013
The Ministry of Education (MINERD), IONIC, graduating high school seniors for the2012-2013school year at St. Michaels High School, and Business Action for Education (EDUCA) have signed a cooperation agreementfor remodelingthe Miracle of Love school
Education
8/21/2013
The Vocational Technical Education Department (DGETP in Spanish) of the Ministry of Education (MINERD) continues consultations with families of computing and communications, as well as hospitality and tourism as part of the process of updating and r
Education
8/21/2013
The Minister of Education, Josefina Pimentel, led a meeting of regional and district directors with the aim of sharing intervention strategies from the different areas of the ministry with the goal of beginning a successful 2013-2014 academic year a
Education
8/21/2013
The Ministry of Education (MINERD), through the Directorate of School Accreditation (DACE – Dirección de Acreditación de Centros Educativos), organized a National Meeting with the principals of monolingual and bilingualschools, to share the regulati
Education
8/14/2013
The School of Directors for Educational Quality(EDCE in Spanish) project, implemented by the Ministryof Education(MINERD), received a favorable reception from Central American ministers and deputy ministers of education as well as other officials wh
Education
8/14/2013
On Thursday, May 16, in the framework of Semana Dominicana 2013 (Dominican Week 2013), GFDD and its sister organization FUNGLODE collaborating with APEC University, City University of New York (CUNY), Center for Worker Education and International Stu
Education
8/1/2013
The Directorate General of Education of Young People and Adults of the Ministry of Education (MINERD) opened the first Training Workshop for Facilitators of Learning Centers, within the frameworkof the National Literacy Plan" Quisqueya aprende contig
Education
7/16/2013
The National Institute of Physical Education (INEFI - InstitutoNacional de EducaciónFísica), and the Ministry of Education (MINERD), have launched the "juega (play)" program, which seeks to bring healthy and cheerful entertainment to all the children
Education
7/8/2013
This Tuesday, April 30th, the Ministry of Education (MINERD) will organize the VIII National Forum on Arts Education in Schools, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., as part of the program of activities that the Ministry is carrying out in the framework of t
Education
7/8/2013
The Minister of Education, Mrs. Josefina Pimentel, underscored the support that the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation (AECID - Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo) has provided to the Ministry to further adult
Education
7/8/2013
The Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Education introduced the innovative educational program called "Encuentro Vivo de la escuela con los ritmosdominicanos(Living cultural encounters of schools with Dominican rhythms)" dedicated to the early c
Education
6/26/2013
In order to promotestudent leadershipandtrain students to be capable of developingtheir potential, values and talentsinsports and culturalareas, Minister of EducationJosefina Pimentelswore in21school clubsconsisting of students fromschools with exten
Education
6/26/2013
The Minister of Education, Josefina Pimentel, opened four schools in three municipalities of the Valverdeprovince and in Santiago Rodríguez, with a total investment of RD $32,381,058 pesos.
Education
6/16/2013
During the month of March, the Dominican-American Cultural Center participated in the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc. (TESOL) convention, which took place in Dallas, Texas, United States. This is a global education associatio
Education
6/16/2013
The Iberoamericana University (UNIBE) sponsored an event without precedent in the Dominican Republic through the Work Table entitled: "Proposal for Service Policies for Inclusion in the University."
Education
6/5/2013
The Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish) held the National FrancophoneSongFestival as one of the activitiesfor celebrating Francophone Month, which offers Dominicanstudentsanopportunity to learn aboutthe cultureofFrench-speaking countriesand dev
Education
6/5/2013
The Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish) is projecting the transfer of 5.4 million pesos this year to the Decentralized Regional School Boards, District and School Offices, which represents an increase of 300% from 2012, when they received $1.5
Education
6/5/2013
On this occasion, actress and teacher Elvira Taveras will tour New York.
Education
6/5/2013
On April 8-9, the former president of the Dominican Republic and honorary president of sister non-profits GFDD and FUNGLODE, Leonel Fernández, visited Yale University as a Spring Chubb Fellowship Recipient 2013. The Chubb Fellowship is one of the hig
Education
6/5/2013
The Ministry of Education (MINERD) and the ColegioDominicano de Periodistas(CDP - Dominican College of Journalists) announced that veteran journalist Emilio Herasme Peña was selected unanimously by the jury as the winner of the 2013 National Journali
Education
5/24/2013
The Executive Director of theNational Institute for Student Welfare (INABIE in Spanish), René Jáquez, said the School Food Program (PAE in Spanish) is one of the most supervised in the Dominican Republic in that it includes parents and students, teac
Education
5/10/2013
The Extended School Day Program (PJE in Spanish) is an opportunity to advance in terms of equity and quality in that it provides opportunities for students with socio-economic difficulties to stay at school longer and to take advantage of more and be
Education
5/10/2013
The Minister of Education, Josefina Pimentel,stated that, 200 years after the birth of Founding Father Juan Pablo Duarte, his legacy is still inspiring and his memory is lasting, and that they motivate the people to continue to learn from his example
Education
4/25/2013
The Fourth Educational Expedition to Pico Duarte, organized by Karim Mellas Fundacion Siempre Mas, in collaboration with Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) and Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (FUNGLODE) among other organ
Education
4/25/2013
LThe Dominican Republic Environmental Film Festival (DREFF), an initiative of Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) and Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (FUNGLODE), in collaboration with Fundacion Siempre Mas and Children Int
Education
4/15/2013
The Ministry of Education (MINERD), the government of Brazil and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), launched the Projectto Strengthen the School Feeding Policies inthe context of the Hunger Free Latin America and the C
Education
4/15/2013
The Ministry of Education (MINERD) and the Dominican College of Journalists (CDP) called all Guild members to submit their proposed candidatesto participate in the 2013National Journalism Award. The award will be presented on April 5, the National Jo
Education
4/15/2013
The “Pride of My Land” (Orgullo de mi Tierra) documentaries about Samaná, Barahona, Pedernales and La Vega, produced by the National Cost Center (CCN in Spanish) will be showing next Tuesday and Wednesday at the Dominican Cinematheque, in the Cultura
Education
4/3/2013
Desde School lunches got underway several months ago in two schools of the Veragua, Gaspar Hernández municipality - the Luis C. del Castillo School and the América Urbino Basic School.
Education
3/25/2013
Minister of Education, Josefina Pimentel, recently participatedin the XXIII Inter-American Catholic Education Congress held in Panama where she stressed that the Dominican context presents numerous opportunities to achieve the objectives proposed at
Education
3/25/2013
The National Council for Elderly People (CONAPE in Spanish) will teach 258,970 elderly adults to read and write over the course of the next two years, as part of a program called "QuisqueyaAprendeConmigo" [“Dominicans learn with me”] which will be ca
Education
3/9/2013
With the goal of insuring that all of the nation’s schools are prepared and can respond quickly to any emergency situation or disaster, the Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish) created the National Risk Management Team, which will facilitate the
Education
2/11/2013
Professionals gathered around the worktables of the Dominican Initiative for Quality Education (IDEC in Spanish) concluded their discussions of the ten topics covered by representatives from government, civil society institutions, members of the prof
Education
2/11/2013
MINERD presentedthe presidential goals for quality education.With the aim of complying with President Danilo Medina’s initiative on follow up and monitoringof policies and activitiesundertaken by the ministries in the framework of the Presidential Go
Education
2/11/2013
The Minister of Education, Josefina Pimentel, affirmed that she will continue to dialogue with the Dominican Teacher’s Association (ADP in Spanish) to seek solutions to problems affecting teachers, and expressed her willingness to work with the Assoc
Education
2/6/2013
As is customary, the National Physical Education Institute (INEFI in Spanish) and the Ministry of Education (MINERD) holds an annual inter-scholastic physical education gathering where students from all around the country show their physical, motor a
Education
2/6/2013
A group of some 100 students from Centro Educativo Jean Piaget and accompanying teachers got the opportunity to discover the awe, wonder and rich biodiversity of the Dominican Republic at an environment exhibit currently on show at the Gran Teatro de
Education
1/24/2013
The Legislative Fellows Program is recruiting Colombians and Dominicans to participate in a professional exchange, for a period of 6 weeks, between April and June, 2013.
Education
1/24/2013
The Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish) recently introduced the National Literacy Plan, “Quisqeya Learns with You,” to the mayors of Greater Santo Domingo. The government’s goal with this plan is to eliminate illiteracy within the coming two ye
Education
1/14/2013
The Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish) is training 500 teachers who will then pass on their knowledge to some 75,000 volunteers to join the National Literacy Plan, “Quisqueya Learns with You." The program, to begin in December, seeks to teach
Education
1/14/2013
The Ministry of Education (MINERD) opened a resources center for diversity(Centro de Recursos para la Atención a la Diversidad - CAD) in San Cristobal, which will serve students in this province who have special educational needs.
Education
1/14/2013
According to a preliminary report prepared by the General Directorate of School Infrastructure Maintenance of the Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish), as of noon on Friday, about 140 schools nationwide had reported being affected by rains from
Education
12/16/2012
The National Education Council (CNE for its acronym in Spanish) unanimously approved the 2013 Draft Budget from the Ministry of Education (MINERD), in the amount of 99,648 million pesos. The objective of the proposed budgetis to meet the 4 percent of
Education
12/16/2012
With an investment of nearly 6.5 million Dominican pesos, the Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish) built three new schools in the communities of Botoncillo, El TeteroandGajo del Monte, in the province of Azua, to accommodate 308 students in elem
Education
12/16/2012
The event will be held from 14 to 16 November at the Dominican Fiesta Hotel with the participation of national and international universities.
Education
12/16/2012
The Ministry of Education (MINERD) and the Organization of Ibero-American States (OEI) presented certificates of recognition to the students who were selected as winnersat the National Screenwriting Competition "Escuela, Escritura y Cine (School, Wri
Education
12/3/2012
The Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish) began Risk Management week with prevention activities in the schools, including round table discussions with students and educational community in general about measures to take in the face of natural dis
Education
12/3/2012
The Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish) inaugurated the XXXVII School Song Month during a ceremony in which Education Minister, Josefina Pimentel, announced the extension of Education in Arts to the Salomé Ureña Institute and the Republic of Ar
Education
12/3/2012
The Art Education Area of the Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish) will hold 18 Regional Choir Festivals with the participation of 793 choirs comprised of 30,000 children from public and private schools around the country. The Choir Festival wil
Education
12/3/2012
During the current school year, the Ministry of Education (MINERD) has delivered a total of 20 fully equipped schools to 10 provinces around the country. The total cost of building these schools has been 482,258,430 pesos. With these schools, the tot
Education
11/15/2012
During the roundtable “Regional Development in a Global Context,” organized by the Manhattanville College School of Graduate and Professional Studies (GPS) on Wednesday, October 3, 2012, Dr. Leonel Fernández, former President of the Dominican Republi
Education
11/15/2012
The Ministry of Education (MINERD for its acronyn in Spanish) has informed that the building hosting Los HilarioSchool, which is located in the Los Hincha community in Moca, has been delivered and that the students there are already attending classes
Education
11/4/2012
Minister of Education, Josefina Pimentel, headed up the first technical team work meeting for the National Plan for QuisqueyaLiteracy - Learning with You program, which is expected to get underway in January of next year.
Education
11/4/2012
The Star Foundation and the Pan American Investment Consortium, represented by Architect Luisa Morales, delivered school supplies to students in the communities of Villa Gautier in San Pedro de Macorís, to mark the start of the school year.
Education
10/7/2012
The Ministries of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth have outlined an inter-ministerial agreement aimed at improving the quality of primary education, in the context of integral development and the National Strategy for Development.
Education
10/7/2012
Youth Alfaguara and Santillana, are pleased to invite you to a lecture by writer Jaime Homar, author of the novel titled Paloma (Dove):
Education
10/7/2012
The Ministry of Education (MINERD) has reported that everything is ready to resume the School Feeding Program (PAE for its acronym in Spanish) on Monday, September 3rd, which will benefit 1,431,391 students at 5,060 educational centers nationwide.
Education
10/7/2012
The Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish) will begin classes on Monday August 20 for the 2012-2013 academic year. The official opening of the school year was celebrated at the Cristo Rey School of San Juan de la Maguana, at 10:00 am. PresidentDan
Education
9/25/2012
TheNational Institutefor the Formation and Training of Teachers (INAFOCAM in Spanish) benefitted 16,791 teachers and school coordinators as well as teaching assistants and docents in the country’s 18 Regional School Districts from March 2011 to June
Education
9/25/2012
It is with great enthusiasm that Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) announce the launch of The Fellows Program bilingual English-Spanish webpage. The simple to navigate site facilitates access to important information regarding th
Education
9/16/2012
More than 60 companies are currently sponsoring 600 schools.
Education
9/16/2012
Following the success of the first-ever DREFF organized student expedition to Pico Duarte, which took place April 2-5, 2012, professional mountaineer and DREFF contributor Karim Mella and his foundation Fundación “Siempre Más” coordinated a subsequen
Education
9/16/2012
Winners received a six-day program designed especially for students at the NASA Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama.
Education
9/16/2012
For the second year in a row, the Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish) is undertaking a large maintenance project at the public schools in preparation for the 2012-2013 academic year, which begins on August 20. The project is being carried out w
Education
9/10/2012
The Ministry of Education, MINERD, informed that this Friday it will conclude the first edition of the National Tests for the primary and secondary school levels, in the general and technical professional modalities, which have been administered in a
Education
9/10/2012
Some of the activities that took place on the first day of the Summer Library Camp included talks on caring for the environment, taking care of their own dental hygiene and listening to children’s stories.
Education
9/10/2012
The students will immerse themselves in the academic life at the American Institution, which will allow them to gain rich academic and cultural experiences.
Education
9/3/2012
Tomorrow on June 22, 2012, the Dominican Republic Environmental Film Festival (DREFF), an initiative of Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) and Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (FUNGLODE), will host a certification ceremony
Education
9/3/2012
The Ministry of Education (MINERD) informed 18 Regional Offices of the protocol or instructions for the 2012 hurricane season.This protocol contains the steps that school principals and their management teams must take before, during and after a trop
Education
9/3/2012
The Education Minister, Josefina Pimentel, presided the workshop Innovación de la PlantaFísica Escolar (Innovation of the SchoolPhysical Facilities), which brought together representatives from 30 institutions and other distinguished attendeesfrom th
Education
9/3/2012
Glrowth in 2011 was 21.1% while the number of beneficiaries exceeded 14 thousand.
Education
8/8/2012
Minister of Education, Josefina Pimentel, oversaw the official opening of a series of competitive exams to be taken by aspiring civil servants seeking jobs as school principals and teachers. The Ministry of Education will be administering the exams u
Education
8/8/2012
A total of 296 students from 15 provinces were selected to take part in the regional seminars prior to the main forum given by the Dominican Internal Tax Office (DGII in Spanish) in various areas around the country.
Education
8/8/2012
The Embassy of Spain and the Ministry of Education have the honor to informthe public the name of the young lady who has been selected to participate in the 2012 BBVA Quetzal Route, for her work on "The Royal Botanical Expedition of the New Kingdom o
Education
8/8/2012
With support from the Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM), Germania Montás, Assistant General Director of the Internal Revenue service (DGII for its acronym in Spanish), spoke before dozens of executives of the private educational
Education
7/28/2012
The Dominican Republic Children and Youth Library (BIJRD for its acronym in Spanish) will start a new series of workshops on Photoshop and parental control techniques for using the Internet.
Education
7/28/2012
The Ministry of Education (MINERD)began the process of comparing prices for the purchase and repair of seats for the next school year, with the participation of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) nationwide,for an estimated investment of 44
Education
7/28/2012
The Justice Study Center of the Americas (JSCA) extends an invitation to their Network of Ex-Alumnae and Collaborators of the Inter-American Program to apply for an internship with the Public Prosecution Service of Canada (Federal Public Ministry), w
Education
7/28/2012
The Minister of Education, Mrs. Josefina Pimentel, reiterated the free of charge nature of the educational services that the Dominican Stateoffers, and requested the attention and participation of all stakeholders in the system to unify efforts, with
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7/28/2012
Ibero-Americana University (UNIBE), invited students from the region’s high schools to the Cap Cana campus to take part in their traditional Career Workshops.
Education
7/28/2012
Education Minister, Mrs. Josefina Pimentel, stated that the celebration of the recentlyopened 15th International Book Fair (2012) is an event of fundamental importance since it will bring about advances to Dominican education, and places books within
Education
7/16/2012
The Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish) transferred $295 million pesos to decentralized regional and district School Boards in the first trimester of 2012. This amount represents nearly 75% of that which was handed over in 2011, an amount of $4
Education
7/16/2012
More than 400 middle and high school students between the ages of 13 and 18 participated in this storytelling contest that began in February. The goal of the contest is to motivate young people to read and to take part in healthy competition.
Education
7/16/2012
The Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish) recently launched two projects with the financial support of international organizations, which donated $153 million dollars toward strengthening the quality of early and elementary education in the most
Education
6/19/2012
Education Minister, Josefina Pimentel, headed the torch-lighting ceremony marking the opening of the 5th School Sports Games to be held in San Juan de la Maguana from April 26 through May 4, with the participation of 2,835 athletes from numerous publ
Education
6/19/2012
The National Institute for Formation and Training of Teachers (INAFOCAM in Spanish) recently participated in two meetings in coordination with the Offices of Gender and Curriculum of the Ministry of Education. The purpose of the meetings was to defin
Education
6/7/2012
The Dominican Republic Environmental Film Festivals first-ever expedition to Pico Duarte exceeded expectations. Over the course of the four-day trek, forty-five students from three Dominican high-schools -- Centro de Excelencia Media Profesora Crist
Education
6/7/2012
The Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish) will earmark no less than 2.5% of this year´s budget, over 58.6 billion pesos, to decentralized school districts.
Education
5/29/2012
As part of the first International Business Week, the Ibero-American University (UNIBE) held a panel on International Business with the participation of government officials as well as recognized and experienced economists.
Education
5/29/2012
The Ministry of Education, the Autonomous Classist Trade Federation (CASC in Spanish) and the Union of Aging Pensioners and Retirees (UDOJUPE in Spanish) signed an agreement through which the Education Ministry will offer technical support to these
Education
5/29/2012
The Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish) is calling for a National Meeting for Social Consultation for Curricular Revision to be held on Wednesday March 21st. It has invited representatives from different sectors around the country to make propo
Education
5/10/2012
The award recognizes the efforts of men and women dedicated to teaching.
Education
5/1/2012
Minister of Education, Josefina Pimentel, inaugurated the Calle Bonita School in Hatillo, San Cristobal, which brings to seven the number of new schools opened in the same number of communities in this province so far this year and nine since last Ju
Education
5/1/2012
Minister de Education, Josefina Pimentel, recently inaugurated four schools in the provinces of Duarte and María Trinidad Sánchez, both built at a cost of $55, 281, 393 pesos.
Education
5/1/2012
Education Minister, Josefina Pimentel, urged the Dominican people not to forget the legacies of the Nation´s founding fathers stressing that their dedication and effort are daily reminders and encouragement for all of us to undertake the tasks that l
Education
5/1/2012
Workshops on the educational uses of Information and Communications Technology (ICTs) are already rendering positive results as teachers gain useful teaching skills and knowledge to pass onto their students.
Education
5/1/2012
The Ministry of Education (MINERD) recognized a group of 19 former ministers who performed their duties during the past 45 years, for the contributionsand accomplishments they madeduring their administrations in favor of Dominican education. The cere
Education
4/23/2012
These centers provide personalized education and continuing education andtrainingfor citizens toachieve more productive employment and improve their quality of life.
Education
4/23/2012
The Ministry of Education (MINERD) has stated that students are the raison detre and the core of the Dominican education system, as wellas a powerful reason for the institution to feel more committedevery day to providingquality education that is al
Education
4/23/2012
The Minister of Education, Josefina Pimentel, attended the third graduation of the Learning Opens Roads Youth and Adult Literacy Program given by the Senatorial Management Office of Santo Domingo Province, which recently graduated 1568 new readers f
Education
4/23/2012
Universidad Iberoamericana(UNIBE) announced the signing of an agreement with Valencia College in Orlando Floridafor adegree in Tourism and Hospitality Businesses Management.Through this agreement UNIBE students in the hospitality and tourism degre
Education
4/23/2012
The objective of the remodeling and outfitting of the school is to improve the school’s educational resources in terms of infrastructure and knowledge the library will provide the students
Education
4/23/2012
Education Minister, Josefina Pimentel, inaugurated the Félix María Capellán Bueno Education Center in the community of Jayabo, Salcedo in the Hermanas Mirabal Province, which was built at a cost of 18, 942, 554 Dominican pesos
Education
4/23/2012
The development of a practical quality education, based on the construction of strong community leadership and possessing reference parameters for other institutions in different areas were some of the attributes which qualified the Academic Excellen
Education
4/23/2012
The Ministry of Education simultaneously inaugurated three schools last Wednesday in various locales in the province of San Cristobal at an event headed by Education Minister Josefina Pimentel.
Education
4/13/2012
The Office of Impact Programs, under the Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish), held a meeting with 18 regional school directors and staff members from the country’s 104 school districts to raise awareness about the adequate planning and manageme
Education
4/13/2012
Within the framework of the International Workshop: Bloomberg Portfolio Management, the Ibero-American University(UNIBE), together with the National Association of Young Entrepreneurs(ANJE for its acronym in Spanish), held a Conference on the subject
Education
4/13/2012
Ministry of Education of the Dominican Republic (MINERD) is promoting the resumption of a decentralization processes with the purpose of achieving, along with the system’s key stakeholders, higher quality in education that will respond to the require
Education
4/13/2012
The Ministry of Education, through the National Teacher’s Training and Education Institute (INAFOCAM in Spanish) along with support from the Santo Domingo Technology Institute, have begun a course in Teaching Mathematics in the Second Cycle of Elemen
Education
4/13/2012
The Ministry of Education´s Office of Gender Development and Education held a meeting-workshop on gender equality and socio-cultural issues. The objective of the meeting with regional school officials, was to coordinate the development of a school-ba
Education
3/18/2012
The Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish) inaugurated the new Professor Juan Bosch School last Wednesday, January 25th. The school, located in the Brisas del Este sector of Santo Domingo East, was built with an investment of $23,842,849 Dominican
Education
3/18/2012
Some 300 children from various schools in the Dominican Republic recently took part in the 39th School Eco-Visit Program, organized by the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources in coordination with the Ministry of Education.
Education
3/18/2012
On January 24, President LeonelFernández and Lic.Josefina Pimentel, Minister of Education,opened the LiceoTécnicoSagradoCorazón de Jesús Fe y Alegría, a technical high school,located in Comendador, in the Elías Piña province, which was built with an
Education
3/18/2012
The Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish), through the Department of Psychology, Orientation and Attention to Diversity, began an international audiovisual communication workshop on the prevention of violence: The Use of Information and Communica
Education
3/18/2012
The new Training and Production Center will benefit residents in the region as they receive the necessary tools to prosper and achieve a better quality of life.
Education
3/18/2012
Minister of Education, Josefina Pimentel, hosted the opening ceremony of the School for Directors for Quality Education (EDCE in Spanish) of the Ministry of Education and the Center for Multiple Learning Resources (CEREMA in Spanish). Both organizat
Education
3/5/2012
The Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish) is working to define a Comprehensive School Safety Plan with the goal of preserving lives, property and the integrity of the resources that oversee and manage the institution.
Education
3/5/2012
Banco del Progreso and APEC University signed an agreement to help create an exclusive training program in the areas of business and finance which will benefit university students and help them to obtain internships in the Bank.
Education
3/5/2012
The Dominican National Commission for UNESCO (CNDU for its acronym in Spanish) is pleased to announce the opening of calls for national, sub-regional, regional and/or inter-regional projects to be financed by UNESCO’s Participation Programfor the 201
Education
3/5/2012
La ministra de Educación, licenciada Josefina Pimentel, afirmó que se ha constituido en un clamor público la necesidad de que los sistemas educativos exhiban mayores niveles de competencias en el manejo de sus recursos y en el contenido de la docenci
Education
3/5/2012
At an event in celebration of National Literacy Day, the Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish) announced that, through its General Directorate of Youth and Adult Education, the Ministry has designed a flexible basic education model for adults and
Education
3/5/2012
Education Minister, Josefina Pimentel, urged school officials to continue raising awareness among parents and students’ tutors and to encourage them to send their children to school. She emphasized this by saying that missing a day of school here and
Education
3/5/2012
A promise made last July to build a school in the community of El Roblito, Padre Las Casas, Azua, by the Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish) was fulfilled last week on January 10th when a new school was inaugurated to satisfy this community’s
Education
3/5/2012
The end of 2011 saw a series of major achievements for the Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish), under the direction of Minister Josefina Pimentel. Those achievements included the building of 53 schools in various communities around the country,
Education
2/22/2012
The Office of Orientation, Psychology and Attention to Diversity of the Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish) will concentrate its efforts this year, 2012, on strengthening teaching, behavioral and psycho-social risk prevention strategies with th
Education
2/22/2012
Reporting to the National Council on Education, Education Minister, Josefina Pimentel, explained that the Ministry is beginning a new organizational phase to review the curricular process as a way of updating and strengthening the current curriculum.
Education
2/22/2012
The Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish) and the General Directorate of the Fine Arts Institute will undertake a training program with the goal of increasing the theoretical and practical competencies of Dominican teachers in the various areas o
Education
2/6/2012
December 13th is Saint Lucia´s Day, the patron saint of the blind. In commemoration of her day, the Olga Estrella National Center for Educational Resources for the Handicapped sponsored an awards ceremony for the winners of the story-writing contest
Education
2/6/2012
The Ibero-American University was the venue for Architect Danny Forster’s conference entitled, “The modern, the vernacular, the sustainable.”
Education
2/6/2012
The National Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (CNECC in Spanish) recently swore in regional Ethics Commissions which are part of the Ministry of Education Regional Districts. The swearing-in took place in the Fuensanta Muñoz Hall of the Salomé U
Education
2/6/2012
Finnish President,Tarja Kaarina Halonen, at second meeting of the Panel of Eminent Persons at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), met with Dominican First Lady wherein they discussed education and the possibility of signi
Education
1/27/2012
The Dominican Republic won third place in the XII Hispano-American Spelling and Writing Contest held recently in Mexico where 13 Spanish-speaking countries participated.
Education
1/27/2012
The idea of the initiative is that all Metro users, in addition to quick access to their destinations, also have state-of-the-art computer access points to retrieve a wide variety of on-sight information, technology and reading material.
Education
1/27/2012
The General Directorate of the Internal Tax Office ended a 4-month First Degree in Taxation, taken by 50 Tax Office employees.
Education
1/27/2012
The Ministry of Education will undertake a pilot program in San Pedro de Macorís as part of a project to support the insertion of new teachers in the teaching process around the country. The program is being done through the National Institute for Te
Education
1/27/2012
The agreement is intended to create abilities through the ICT Training Project for women in Villa Mella who will have access to employment associated to technology.
Education
1/10/2012
Education Minister, Josefina Pimentel, recently presided over an inauguration event of the Dominican Institute for Research and Evaluation of Quality Education (IDEICE in Spanish), an entity that functions under the Ministry of Education
Education
1/10/2012
The Organization of American States (OAS) Office of Education and Culture invites institutions from the public and private sector and organizations from civil society to present their proposals on initiatives to be included in the portfolio of experi
Education
12/27/2011
The Organization of American States (OAS) Office of Education and Culture invites institutions from the public and private sector and organizations from civil society to present their proposals on initiatives to be included in the portfolio of experi
Education
12/27/2011
Rector of the Iberoamericana University (UNIBE in Spanish), Dr. Julio Amado Castaños Guzmán, and Loraine Amell, Director of International Affairs, participated in the twenty fifth annual conference of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universi
Education
12/27/2011
A project to enable the inhabitants of this city take action to develop and overcome poverty.
Education
12/27/2011
On November 1st, Representatives of the Ministry of Education (MINERD), Plan International and UNICEF marked the opening of No Family Violence Month by presenting the “Guide to Positive Discipline in the Classroom” to teachers at the Dominican Repub
Education
12/27/2011
Dominican delegation to participate in the thirty-sixth session of the UNESCO General Conference.
Education
12/27/2011
The Ministry of Education is creating a commission to do follow-up on the repair and renovation on the Republic of Argentina School. The commission, which will also contribute improving the learning atmosphere, will be made up of members of a group k
Education
12/27/2011
The Ministry of Culture will close Poetry Month with the presentation of four complete works of poetry by Mariano Lebrón Saviñón, Lupo Hernández Rueda, Manuel Valerio and Antonio Lockward Artiles.
Education
12/18/2011
Iberoamericana University (UNIBE in Spanish), in collaboration with the Real Estate Jurisdiction (PCJI in Spanish) and the support of the National Office of Title Registration and Title Registrars of the Dominican Republic, offered a meeting with Jor
Education
12/18/2011
The General Directorate of Community Participation of the Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish) announced the completion of restructuring the directives of the Association of Parents, Mentors and Friends of Schools (APMAE in Spanish) as well as t
Education
12/18/2011
Education Minister, Josefina Pimentel, participated in a panel called “Transforming Education, Schools in the XXI Century: Innovation for Quality and Competitiveness,” organized by the Inter- American Development Bank (IDB) which was held in the DR b
Education
12/18/2011
Education Minister, Josefina Pimentel, distributed laptops and wireless devices for wide band Internet to a group of school directors in the Ministry´s commitment to support public schools. A total of 6,463 pieces of equipment were given to 18 Region
Education
12/18/2011
In order to promote harmonious coexistence and encourage respect, participation and confidence in children and youth, the Ministry of Education (MINERD) launched an educational campaign called Hagamos un Trato por el Buen Trato (Lets Agree to Treat
Education
12/18/2011
MercaSID, Induveca, Agua Crystal and Induspalma, all part of the SID Group, are undertaking their student sponsorship program in four new public schools. Each one of these schools is located near the operations of the participating companies and is s
Education
11/27/2011
In both events that took place on Monday, September 19, Education Minister Josefina Pimentel, handed over six removable classrooms to the Community of Brisas del Este in the municipality of Santo Domingo East and eight removable classrooms for studen
Education
11/27/2011
Minister of Education, Josefina Pimentel, announced that, as of Monday September 19, the Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish) completed the hand-over of 50 new schools that are ready for use this academic year. Another 50 schools will be ready t
Education
11/27/2011
The Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish) and the General Office of Internal Revenue (DGII in Spanish) signed an addenda to the Training and Follow-up Project Agreement for the Inclusion of Tax Information in Civic Education through which Articl
Education
11/27/2011
The Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish) is not accepting applications for tuition increases for the 2011-2012 academic year in private schools that have not handed in the required documentation with proper justification that is not in keeping w
Education
10/31/2011
Milagros Yost, Ministry of Education Advisor to Participating Organizations, said schools in San Cristobal used to house people affected by Irene have been emptied out by 50%. She said the strategy used to empty to schools, moving the families to the
Education
10/31/2011
El certamen tiene el objetivo de promover el aprendizaje del idioma español, la excelencia ortográfica, la ampliación del vocabulario y estimular la capacidad de observación
Education
10/31/2011
A total of 75 young people successfully completed their leadership training.
Education
10/11/2011
The OAS Department of Human Development, Education and Culture has the pleasure of announcing its new OAS Scholarship Program – Coimbra Group of Brazilian Universities, through which 50 scholarships are being offered to study a Masters Degree at Braz
Education
10/11/2011
The Ministry of Education (MINERD) stated that it is taking the steps necessary to create an educational center and name a teacher in Los Roblitos, Padre Las Casas, to provide education to 62 children who are currently not attending school.
Education
10/3/2011
The Minister of Education, Mrs. Josefina Pimentel, handed out 95 certificates to as many families who benefited from the School Scholarship Program in participating educational centers, selected by the Ministry of Education (MINERD). The scholarships
Education
10/3/2011
The Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish), in coordination with Microsoft and the Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (FUNGLODE), are developing a project to train 6,000 directors of educational centers in the management of technologies and
Education
10/3/2011
The Orange Foundation and the Iberoamericana University (UNIBE), through its Graduate School and Psychology Department, introduced ¨Technology Tools for People with Autism.¨ At the presentation conference, Verónica Pensosi, Project Manager for Orange
Education
10/3/2011
The Minister of Education, Josefina Pimentel, inaugurated Santa Lucia School, in the village of Boca Chica. The school was built with resources from the Cerrando Brechas (Closing Gaps) project, and cost RD$28,811,447.26. It will benefit 770 elementar
Education
10/3/2011
The Iberoamericana University (UNIBE in Spanish) gave the country 552 newly graduated professionals with expertise in various areas at its XXXI graduation ceremony. This is the first graduating class from the Leaders of Tomorrow scholarship program a
Education
9/25/2011
Dominican Minister of Education, Josefina Pimentel, presided over the Education Sector Cooperation Meeting at which she detailed the focal points that sustain her ministry and shared ideas with national representatives of the international cooperatio
Education
9/25/2011
The Ministry of Education (MINERD) is gearing to start a program for improving the nutritional level of its School Feeding Program, Programa de Alimentación Escolar (PAE), said the vice minister in charge of Student Wellbeing, Susana Michel.
Education
9/25/2011
The first lady of the Dominican Republic, Margarita Cedeño, met with Queen Rania of Jordan, with whom she discussed issues related to education from early childhood, the impact of social networks and the use of technology, with emphasis on the Commun
Education
9/25/2011
Dominican President, Leonel Fernández, led the signing ceremony for the legal basis for the Advanced Dominican Network for Education and Research (RADEI in Spanish) which will be in charge of creation, access, dissemination and exchange of scientific
Education
9/20/2011
The Olga Estrella National Center for Educational Resources for the Visually Handicapped recognized a group of young people with visual handicaps who are dedicated to song and music as their productive activity. The goal of the recognition is to stre
Education
9/20/2011
Experts from the World Bank are in the country for a week to evaluate the project Strengthening Early Childhood Education (PROFEI, for its acronym in Spanish), according to the Ministry of Education (MINERD).
Education
9/20/2011
President Leonel Fernández cut the ribbon to officially inaugurate the new modern parking garage at the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo (UASD) which has a capacity to accommodate 1,248 vehicles. The new construction was built by the Supervisor
Education
9/20/2011
The Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish) reported that plans for the recuperation of lost school hours are moving forward according to the calendar established by each one of the school districts that have reported a loss of classes.
Education
9/20/2011
Lic. Josefina Pimentel, Minister of Education, said that the Dominican Republics School Feeding Program (PAE, for its acronym in Spanish) ranks third in the region in terms of coverage, reaching more than 80 percent of the school population, and wit
Education
9/20/2011
The Minister of Education, Josefina Pimentel, inaugurated two schools in Azua and one in San Cristobal on Wednesday, out of a total of 11, which are part of a program of school openings that began on Friday June 10th and will continue around the coun
Education
9/20/2011
The Organization of American States (OAS) and the University of Panama, in collaboration with Virtual Educa and Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (FUNGLODE and GFDD), under the bilateral alliance of the OAS Program for Education and Tra
Education
9/20/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 05/28/2011 The Ministry of Education (MINERD), the Regional Directorate of Regional 10 Education, Poveda Cultural Joint Management Center an
Education
7/11/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 05/31/2011 The Office of Formation and Training in the Ministry of Culture offered a seminar called “Culture, Technology and Society,” directed towards provinci
Education
7/11/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 05/29/2011 The Ministry of Education (MINERD in Spanish) and the INICIA Foundation signed two cooperation agreements, one for organization
Education
7/11/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 27/05/2011 The Ministry of Education (MINERD), through the Office of International Cooperation (OIC) opened three schools in Monte Plata, built, expande
Education
7/11/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 05/29/2011 Guatemalan education authorities attended a working lunch with members of the Dominican National Council of Education (CNE), headed by
Education
7/11/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo,05/25/2011 The Ministry of Education, through the National Institute for the Training and Preparation of Teachers (INAFOCAM), announced the availability
Education
7/11/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo 23/05/2011 The National Council for Childhood and Adolescence (CONANI) and the Ministry of Education (MINERD) presented the national campaign
Education
7/11/2011
Dominican Republic,, Santo Domingo, 23/05/2011 The National Institute for the Training and Preparation of Teachers (INAFOCAM), presented its Proposal for Teaching Perfor
Education
7/11/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 05/30/2011 Full of joy and emotion, children of various schools around the country on Thursday celebrated the 32nd Environmental Information and Education Program organ
Education
7/11/2011
República Dominicana, Santo Domingo,10/05/2011 The National Institute for Training and Preparation (INAFOCAM), will launch a pilot docent training program directed toward young
Education
6/6/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 27/04/2011 With the goal of awakening an interest in reading, culture and national history in young people and university professionals, the Dominican Society of
Education
5/27/2011
República Dominicana, Santo Domingo, 03/29/2011 March 31 to April 1, 2011 InteRDom Internship Supervisor Certification Seminar that will take place on March
Education
5/8/2011
Virtual Educa Caribe returns to focus on innovation, training and quality through distance education Santo Domingo, 02/25/2011 This year VEC edition will take place from March 9th to the 11th at FUNGLODE.
Education
5/8/2011
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, 02/09/2011 The First Dominican Model of the Inter-American System opened this past Wednesday at the Central Bank in the Dominican Republic, with the participation of Pr
Education
5/8/2011
Dominican Republic, 08/12/2010 A total 2,876,000 students are getting ready to start school next Tuesday, August 17, at more than 99% of the country´s classrooms. In an event held i
Education
11/5/2010
Dominican Republic, 08/12/2010 As part of the brotherhood and collaboration agreements between the Dominican Republic and the Republic of China (Taiwan), the Office of t
Education
11/5/2010
Check-Cashing Businesses and Other Alternatives to Banks Still Widely Used in NYC Dominican Community
Education
7/21/2010
Twenty nine young adults received their degrees as trained Electrical Technicians who, despite their physical limitations, overcame all odds as they displayed discipline and desire to improve their lives. They received professional recognition as the
Education
7/7/2010
The Korean Ambassador to the Dominican Republic confirmed his country’s interest in investing in certain sectors of social advancement, one of which involves technical-professional training.
Education
7/7/2010
At the invitation of the Instituto Franklin of the University of Alcalá, Spain, the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute (CUNY DSI) will produce a special issue of its prestigious journal, "Camino Real," devoted to multidisciplinary monographs on Dominic
Education
7/5/2010
Plan Dominican Republic will publish the study Violence in the Schools, A Qualitative Research 2008-2009 done by Dominican anthropologist Tahira Vargas as well as a presentation titled “Positive Discipline in the Classroom. Guide for Facilitators."
Education
5/31/2010
The CUNY Dominican Studies Institute (CUNY DSI) at The City College of New York (CCNY) has announced 2010-2011 doctoral fellows and visiting scholars in Dominican Studies. Representing diverse academic disciplines, the fellows and scholars will advan
Education
4/13/2010
The Dominican government signed an accord with the European Union delegation that included a new contribution of 15.33 million Euros (equivalent to 800 million pesos) to be used, within the national budget, to reinforce existing educational programs
Education
3/30/2010
Iberoamerican University Rector, Julio Amado Castaños Guzmán received well-known motivational speaker and consultant, Ron Archer, in his office this week.
Education
11/18/2009
Dominican Pamela Michelle Rosario Pérez won a full scholarship to attend Harvard University in recognition of her leadership qualities and the extraordinary grades obtained during her high school years. She will receive a sum of $60,000 per year. She
Education
8/11/2009
The Dominican government will soon reach several academic agreements with the American University in Cairo, Egypt. These accords are the result of a meeting between President Leonel Fernández and authorities from this prestigious university.
Education
8/5/2009
The Support Commission for the Reform and Modernization of Justice (CARMJ) and the Pedro Henríquez Ureña National University (UNPHU) are working together to organize training and educational programs that will contribute to improving the education sy
Education
7/15/2009
The Office of the First Lady of the Dominican Republic (DPD) has opened the Dominican Republic Library for Children and Adolescents: a space for learning, research and reading enjoyment.
Education
5/26/2009
In recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month and Institutional Cooperation, the National Council for Children and Adolescents (CONANI) and the Dominican Republic Plan signed an agreement in which they will share in the implementation and developm
Education
5/20/2009
The Montreal and Outaouais campuses the University of Quebec have decided to hire six Dominican professors to teach in their Masters in Business Administration Program (MBA) and Management Projects (MGP) which are given at the UNAPEC (APEC University
Education
5/20/2009
The 181st Session of UNESCO’s Board of Directors approved the creation of the “Juan Bosch Award for the Promotion of Social Science Research” in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Education
5/19/2009
APEC University (UNAPEC) will be training and educating professionals involved in the tourism sector from the State of Monagas in Venezuela, thanks to an agreement signed with the State Tourism Promotion and Training Fund of this region.
Education
4/28/2009
The Pedro Henríquez Ureña National University (UNPHU) and the Dominican Genealogy and Heraldry Academy (ACADOMGENHER) recently signed a cooperation agreement to embark on an academic exchange program.
Education
3/31/2009
The Pedro Henríquez Ureña National University held a National Forum called “UNPHU Spaces,” in which two panels met to discuss the central housing zone being contemplated for Santo Domingo.
Education
3/31/2009
The Dominican and Cuban governments created a commission which will put together an education cooperation agreement with the goal of training teaching techniques within the country’s school system.
Education
3/18/2009
Representatives from the public, private and NGO sectors from Latin America will be meeting in the Dominican Republic starting on March 4th to participate in Virtual Educa Caribe 2009. This marks the fourth such regional meeting organized by the Fund
Education
3/11/2009
Environment and Natural Resources Minister Jaime David Fernández Mirabal, Education Minister Melanio Paredes and Culture Minister Rafael Lantigua began the First Day of the Bi-National “Eco-Visits for Environmental Education and Recreation” in an act
Education
3/11/2009
The Cuban International Film and Television School (EICTV) of San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba, is calling on young Dominicans between the ages of 22 and 29 to participate in the school’s examination process for the Regular Course 2009-2012. The Fundac
Education
3/11/2009
In order to assist teachers to strengthen achievements and overcome the difficulties detected in the Second Regional Comparative and Explanatory Study (SERCE), the Latin American Laboratory for Assessment of the Quality of Education (LLECE), coordina
Education
3/6/2009
The Pedro Henríquez Ureña National University, UNPHU, honored the winners of the university’s IX International Architecture Biennale of Santo Domingo.
Education
2/20/2009
The Pedro Henríquez Ureña National University, UNPHU, and the University Of Health Sciences Antigua, UHSA, recently signed a collaboration agreement to implement educational, social, scientific and cultural projects.
Education
2/20/2009
Six of the country’s universities have committed to promote, advance and strengthen the ecosystem of entrepreneurship through the creation of university entrepreneur centers. These efforts form part of the cooperation agreement with the National Comp
Education
1/22/2009
Dr. Carlos Tunnermann, one of the continents most respected experts in higher education, will be visiting the Dominican Republic under the auspices of APEC University (UNAPEC). He will be involved in a series of activities beginning Tuesday November
Education
12/9/2008
The Pedro Henríquez Ureña National University and the University of Alcalá de Henares in Spain recently signed an agreement to begin educational exchange programs for students as well as professors from the Department of Health Science, specifically
Education
12/9/2008
Dominican President Leonel Fernández announced that the government will sign an agreement with one of the departments at Harvard University to train professors in a new system that promises to revolutionize the Dominican education model.
Education
10/14/2008
The Dominican Republic may choose to include the United Nations model in its academic programs so that students can develop competency in such important areas as conservation, environmental protection and conflict management and solutions.
Education
10/8/2008
The APEC University (UNAPEC) launched Mariano Lebrón Saviñón´s “You Don´t Say and Other Linguistics Topics” (“Usted no lo diga y otros temas de lingüística”) in which the author summarizes the history of the Spanish language. The book includes an alp
Education
10/7/2008
The Minister of Higher Education and Microsoft Dominicana signed an agreement called the Alliance for Education which will provide access to technology and training to teachers and students.
Education
10/1/2008
The Embassy of the United States in the Dominican Republic and the Pan-American Foundation for Development (PADF/FUPAD) released the results of the first phase of the bi-national program “"Fwontyè Nou – Our Frontier.”
Education
9/20/2008
The Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO) and the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo (UASD) signed a cooperation agreement in which they both commit to develop and carry out the planning and implementation of academic activities in t
Education
8/26/2008
Taiwan donated one million dollars to the Dominican Republic to strengthen the international scholarship program underway at the various universities in the DR.
Education
8/12/2008
Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD), Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (FUNGLODE) and Virtual Educa Caribe (VEC), in coordination with the International Water and Environment Center (CIAMA) and the Government of Aragón’s Env
Education
7/30/2008
Since yesterday, the Dominican Republic has been participating in Virtual Educa 2008, which will be celebrated until next Friday, July 18 in Zaragoza, Spain, within the framework of the 2008 Zaragoza International Exposition. Representatives of the M
Education
7/30/2008
The Administrative Ministry of the Presidency put into effect the Digital Cities Program that will be carried out through a cooperation agreement signed by the Latin American Association of Research Centers and Telecommunication Companies (AHCIET), t
Education
7/28/2008
The Association of Dominican Exporters (ADOEXPO) signed two agreements with the National Competitiveness Council (CNC) and the Apec University (UNAPEC) to carry out a teaching/training project in companies affiliated with the ADOEXPO. They will also
Education
7/16/2008
The Dominican-American National Roundtable (DANR) is pleased to announce that it has selected a group of six fellows to be a part of The DANR 2008 National Summer Youth Fellowship Program. The national fellowship program will introduce talented youth
Education
7/1/2008
Executive director of the National Competitiveness Council (CNC) Andrés van der Horst Álvarez, proposed the establishment of the National Training Sector that would res
Education
6/28/2008
The internship program, InteRDom, an initiative of Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) andFundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (FUNGLODE), held its third Annual Review, March 26, 2008. Around 150 national and international inst
Education
4/10/2008
On Friday, March 7, 2008, representatives from the public and private sectors from Latin America, the United States and Europe, in the fields of education and technology, concluded the Third Edition of Virtual Educa Caribe.
Education
3/19/2008
The inauguration of the first annual technical meeting of the Red Latinoamericana de Portales Educativos (RELPE - Latin American Network of Educational Portals) took place today in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Education
3/16/2008
The conference, “Education, Equity and Competitiveness in Ibero America ,” will be presented by Francesc Pedro, Manager of the OECD Centre for Educational Research and Innovation in Paris...
Education
3/16/2008
Public and private sector representatives in the area of education from Latin America, the United States and Europe will assemble in Santo Domingo, March 5-7, 2008, to celebrate the third edition of Virtual Educa Caribe.
Education
3/4/2008
The Ashton School of Santo Domingo was recognized as one of the candidates as a model school for the Latin American...
Education
2/2/2008
As part of the scholarship program of the Secretary of State for Higher Education, Science and Technology, 156 Dominican students will attend universities in the United States and Mexico. 
Education
1/18/2008
On January 6 the Angel’s Smile Program will organize a toys-for-children day for the little ones of Batey Las Palomas, in San Pedro de Macorís.
Education
1/2/2008
El próximo 6 de enero el programa Sonrisa de Ángel realizará una entrega de juguetes para los niños del Batey Las Palomas, en San Pedro de Macorís.
Education
1/2/2008
With the objective of democratizing access to knowledge, Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD)...
Education
12/13/2007
In order to reach a broader audience and better suite the needs of its user community, Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD)...
Education
12/13/2007
The Foundation for Institutionalism and Justice (FINJUS) and the Movement for Citizens Participation in coordination with the social communication departments within the country’s universities are sponsoring an...
Education
11/14/2007
Children International - Santo Domingo and Citizen Participation subscribed an important agreement of inter institutional cooperation in projects of citizen education.
Education
11/14/2007
On Saturday September 15, at 3:15 PM, the winning teams of the “MY TRIP TO NASA” contest, organized by the International Commission of Science and Technology Advisors to the President (CIACT), will travel to NASA.
Education
10/1/2007
The National Dominican Commission for UNESCO announces the national call for project ideas proposals that could be implemented through the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour-UNESCO Fund.
Education
9/1/2007

 











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