Officials announce new university for Calakmul, Campeche
The governor of Campeche, Alejandro Moreno Cárdenas, and Secretary of Education, Aurelio Nuño Mayer, delivered educational infrastructure of secondary and higher levels for 42 million pesos in the municipality of Calakmul, as well as educational grants for equipment and support from the National Council for Educational Development (CONAFE).
The officials announced that they will deliver in the capital 10 thousand computer-tablets for the next year. They also said that Campeche is at the forefront in educational issues, so that Calakmul counts for the first time with an institution of higher education.
Alejandro Moreno indicated that when the government of President Enrique Peña Nieto began, the coverage of the university in Mexico was 28 percent of the youth. Today it is 36 percent, eight percentage points more, thanks to new universities in which young people will have the potential and the ability to change and transform their lives and that of their families, through a quality education.
The governor announced that, in addition to the 35 million pesos invested in the first stage of the Calakmul University of Technology, there will be a second investment of more than 26 million pesos in the municipality of Xpujil, both officials also inaugurated a technical secondary, in which more than 7 million pesos were invested.
Alejandro Moreno Cárdenas stressed that, between 2015 and 2016, more than 1 billion pesos were invested in the state to remodel and rehabilitate more than 900 schools of different levels.
“That means, modernizing, rehabilitating and transforming more than 40 percent of all schools in the state in just one year. So it is clear that in my government, 100 percent of schools do a rehabilitation, a modernization or support to make the young people better.”
They also provided scholarships for higher education, equipment and educational support to National Council for Educational Development (Conafe), meanwhile, the Secretary of Education stressed that there are more than 5,000 educational grants, while the governor stressed that for the coming year will be delivered 10 thousand computablets, ten times more than what has been delivered in the last eight years.
Alejandro Moreno Cárdenas recalled that during the current year, 1,500 students have been delivered in upper and upper secondary education, and reaffirmed that Campeche will have the best educational infrastructure of all time, “because we are young people, The generation of transformation, the generation of development, the generation of change.”