Virtual Educa 2008 Will Unite Leading Experts in Education from Across the Globe

February 8, 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. The international conference will serve as a platform for experts to share experiences and innovative methods regarding the use of technological tools in teaching and learning processes.
Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) and Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (FUNGLODE) will organize this forum, which seeks to promote discussion and foster the use of new technologies in education, capacity building and training. In this manner, Virtual Educa Caribe seeks to contribute to elevating labor efficiency and ultimately economic growth and competitiveness in the country.
FUNGLODE Headquarters
will be the meeting ground for the long list of conferences and panels on new educational paradigms and viable alternatives that will facilitate citizen access to quality education, to be presented by prominent international experts. Moreover, the event also strives to contribute to the creation of a responsible and productive citizenry, and therefore, to the nation’s capacity to confront the technological and economic challenges of the 21st century.
Virtual Educa Caribe, headquartered in the Dominican Republic, was launched in Santo Domingo during the Inter-American Forum on New Technologies, April 24-25, 2006.
Virtual Educa Caribe relies on a select group of committed institutions to explore relevant themes during the
Civil Society and Private Sector Support:
Alianza ONG
United Nations Association of the Dominican Republic (UNA-DR)
Mujeres en Desarrollo (MUDE)
Educational Sector:
Instituto Tecnológico de las Américas
(Public Sector)
Ministry of Education (Public Sector)
Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology (Public Sector)
Universidad del Caribe (UNICARIBE)
Universidad Abierta para Adultos (UAPA)
Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo (UASD)
Universidad INTEC
Governmental Sector:
Comisión Nacional de
la Sociedad de la Información y la Comunicación (CNSIC)
Instituto Dominicano de las Telecomunicaciónes (INDOTE)
Oficina Presidencial de Tecnología de la Información y Comunicación (OPTIC)
Universities – RD$250.00
Professors – RD$350.00
– RD$500.00
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