Joint Statement 43 The Socialist Equality Party and the Economy announce five regional forums on higher education and high-tech industry. Ministry of Public Education | Government

  • The summit of the higher education and high technology sector made it possible to build dialogue bridges that were not there in many sectors: Undersecretary Luciano Conseiro
  • Mexico is at its best in terms of investment and economic stability: Iris Barreto, Head of Global Economic Intelligence

Beginning in November, the Secretariats of Public Education (SEP) and Economy (SE) will jointly and jointly host five regional forums on higher education and the high-tech industry to make specific commitments at the regional and local level for high-quality activities. Productive Sectors, Undersecretary of Higher Education Luciano Conseiro Borges said.

Regional forums will be held in the states of Yucatan, Jalisco, Nuevo Leon, Sonora and Mexico. The first will be held on November 29 in Yucatan, where education authorities and universities from Chiapas, Oaxaca, Campeche, Tabasco and Quintana Roo will be invited.

Deputy Secretary Conceiro presided over the event “Proceedings of the Higher Education and High Tech Industry Summit: Challenges and Redefining Participation in the Digital Era” held at the Association of National Universities and Institutions of Higher Education (ANUIES). This law completes the first phase of joint work to strengthen high-tech industries in the country and the professional paths of young people in Mexico.

He recalled that the huge participation of experts and decision-makers at the summit enabled us to build dialogue bridges that were lacking in many fields and identify outstanding tasks to be addressed by academia, government and industry.

In this sense, he reaffirmed our faith in the potential of young people, so “we must emphasize today more than ever the more than 451 thousand undergraduate, high-level university technical and postgraduate students who emerge every year in our institutions. The possibility of insertion in strategic positions for the country’s industries.”

For his part, Irais Barreto Canales, Head of Global Economic Intelligence of SE, said that in addition to economic stability, Mexico is in the best moments in the investment environment and has a specialized workforce for the industry that has migrated to our country. .

He recalled coordination work with the Socialist Equality Party and the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare (STPS); He participated in his visit a few months ago with the National Humanities, Science and Technology Council (Conahcyt) and private initiative, for example, with the National Institute of Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technology (Canieti). The delegation of Taiwanese businessmen is considered one of the most successful we have had in recent times, commercially.

“We will continue to move forward with inter-agency work with all three levels of government and the private sector.”

The General Director of Higher University Education of the Socialist Equality Party, Carmen Edina Rodríguez Armenta, called for measures to encourage girls and boys to study science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, now that “in fifth and sixth grade, through science games, they realize that mathematics is fun. .

Above all, he announced, an invitation would be made to select some female engineers who could go to primary schools and undertake this altruistic process. , together with Celia University, we can create more youth.

Luis Armando González Placencia, Executive Secretary General of Anuies, pointed out that universities must not only create the conditions to effectively contribute to the attraction, training and retention of talent, but also highlight the need to strengthen university institutions.

He reiterated his support for developing strategies to encourage and motivate youth to take interest in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Canieti’s president, Enrique Yamuni Robles, clarified the commitment adopted with the Socialist Equality Party to reflect the summit’s results through regional meetings, working in concert to attract, train and retain talent across the country.

He explained that by holding five regional forums, dialogues and discussions would focus on the specific needs of companies in the manufacturing and academic sectors, to promote collaboration between industry, government and academia and to identify projects. which need to be developed, or curricula need to be updated to strengthen the region’s industries.

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