Signing of Agreement to Enhance Professional Technical Education in the Dominican Republic

Punta Cana. – The Ministry of Labor of the Dominican Republic, the National Institute of Vocational Technical Training (INFOTEP) and the Swiss Federal University for Vocational Education (SFUVET), signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the objective of promoting and strengthening technical and vocational education in the Dominican Republic.

This agreement, with a duration of five years, establishes close collaboration between the parties, sharing good practices and successful experiences in key areas of technical and vocational education.

Areas of collaboration include exchange of knowledge on teaching methods, development of joint programs, exchange of teachers and experts, participation in training courses and collaboration on relevant research.

The Minister of Labor of the Dominican Republic, Luis Miguel de Camps García, expressed that this agreement represents a significant step in the mission of strengthening technical and vocational education in the country.

“Collaboration with SFUVET will allow us to share valuable experiences and good practices, thus promoting the quality of vocational training and preparing our young people for a successful future of work,” added the official.

Likewise, INFOTEP is committed to coordinating collaborative activities, providing updated information on policies and programs related to vocational education, facilitating the exchange of technical teachers and students, and promoting participation in joint activities.

SFUVET, for its part, will share good practices and experiences, provide advice and technical support in the design of training programs, facilitate the exchange of students and collaborate in the organization of joint academic events.

This Memorandum of Understanding lays the foundations for a fruitful collaboration between the institutions involved, in order to enhance the quality and relevance of technical and vocational education in the Dominican Republic.

This signing took place within the framework of the 46th. Meeting of the ILO-Cinterfor Technical Commission, which was attended by the director general of the International Labor Organization (ILO), Gilbert F. Houngbo.

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