The Central American Education Policy is a set of guidelines employed to provide the Central American region with a general framework of actions in the education sector. The policy is in compliance with identified regional priorities and seeks to join, into one future proposal, the international commitments of the Organization of American States, the Organization of Ibero-American States, different entities of the United Nations and the Central American Education Decalogue 2021. The guiding principle here is to take care of universal access and permanence of Central American citizens in the education system, with equity and equality. In conjunction with this venture, the University of Belize hosted a Central American Integration System meeting at its Jaguar Auditorium Tuesday morning. Director of the Office of Public Information, Selwyn King, tells us more.
“The SICA meeting is a meeting whereby in terms of how we move forward in the educational field within the Central American region. Belize attended as part of SICA. We represented from the….Belize attended the last meeting and we are hosting this meeting at this point in time”.
In attendance at Tuesday’s meeting were Minister of Education, the Hon. Patrick Faber, CEO David Leacock, President of the University of Belize, Dr. Cary Fraser, Secretary General of SICA, Maria Eugenia Paniagua, as well as other personnel within the education sector.