This is a translation of an article written about our Mountain Sentinels 2020-2021 fellow, Vidal Rondán. The original article can be found at the bottom of this blog post.
Teacher promotes important communication and education project: “Mountain school with access to virtual education in the context of Covid-19”
Local educator pushes important project for communication and education: “Mountain School with Access to Virtual Education in the Context of COVID-19”
Educational Institution N. 86657 “Juan Carlos Veraz”, District and province of Yungay, department Ancash – Peru.
Public School N. 86657 “Juan Carlos Veraz”, District and Province of Yungay, Department of Ancash – Peru
With the aim of supporting the students of the Educational Institution N. 86657 “Juan Carlos Veraz” – Patapata of the Yungay district and province, Ancash department, Professor Vidal Rondán Ramírez together with a human group have been promoting the access project to virtual education “I learn at home” of the Ministry of Education.
With the objective of supporting students at public school N. 86657 “Juan Carlos Veraz”, in the community of Patapata of Yungay, Ancash, Professor Vidal Rondán Ramírez, along with a group collaborators, is carrying out a project to facilitate access to the virtual education program “I Learn at Home,” from the National Ministry of Education.
The third working meeting with the biosafety protocols took place last Tuesday, December 29, in the same town of Patapata where Professor Vidal Rondán stated that this COVID pandemic has forced schools to develop in educational isolation and virtually . “This situation has managed to reveal and make visible the educational reality, especially those mountain schools that, due to their distance from the cities, have had few opportunities to support the state. For which the project seeks to implement communication equipment, such as loudspeakers, simple battery-powered radios and solar panel to contribute to the virtual educational access “I learn at home.”
The third work meeting for the project, adhering to protocols for biosecurity, took place this past Tuesday, December 29 th, in the community of Patapata. In the meeting, Professor Vidal Rondán stated that the COVID-19 pandemic has forced schools to continue functioning in educational isolation and through virtual means. “This situation has served to unveil and make visible the educational reality, especially for schools in the mountain where, due to their location far from urban areas, they have had little opportunity to receive government support.” It is for this reason that this project seeks to equip the school with communication equipment, such as speakers and simple battery-powered radios with solar panel charging capabilities, in order to facilitate access to the virtual education program, “I Learn at Home.”