Alejandro Gaviria, head of the Ministry of Education, made his first pronouncement among them, an educational infrastructure plan to promote an extended day in which cultural, artistic and musical activities are prioritized. Which informed the list of priorities of his portfolio, as a member of the cabinet of President Gustavo Petro Urrego.
He contrasted that he has an important mission for the country, however, he clarified that for 20 days he has not communicated with the president to discuss issues related to the ministry.
He announced will be his priorities, among which will highlight the will to reform Law 30 of 1992, as well as the General Participation System and Icetex. And with this he marked what will be the course of education in the country with six fundamental pillars:
-Promote a substantial increase in the coverage of higher education.
-Strengthen public universities financially to gradually solve the structural problems of resources
-Put into practice an ambitious educational infrastructure plan
-Work with the culture sector to have an extended day
-Work with the regions of the country and close the learning gaps
-Reform Law 30 and Icetex
He cited the reference to an educational infrastructure plan to promote an extended day in which cultural, artistic and musical activities are prioritized.
He pointed out that the regions seek to close the learning gaps that have widened with the pandemic, evaluating the quality of education on particular cases.
He pointed out, “We want the educational sector to be the protagonist of the stories of development and of the search for reconciliation and peace in our country. We want an education for peace”. Posted by Iraic.info, a news and information agency.