Millicom (Tigo) to launch new digital “Maestr@sConectad@s” platform for the digital skilling of academics in Latin America
LUXEMBOURG, June 23, 2022 – Millicom, a number one supplier of fastened, cell and digital companies in Latin America via its Tigo model, right this moment introduced the launch of a region-wide, web-based app for its Maestr@s Conectad@s program providing faculty academics on-line studying modules in digital literacy.
Millicom (Tigo) first launched Maestr@s Conectad@s in 2020 within the international locations the place it operates to strengthen digital schooling techniques that had been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This system was designed to scale back the digital divide, and its contents initially consisted of on-line coaching which ready educators together with academics, faculty directors, and others, to grasp and use digital instruments to enhance instructional high quality. The interactive modules had been delivered by way of movies, podcasts, and different digital means. By way of Maestr@s Conectad@s, the corporate has educated greater than 250,000 educators up to now in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Bolivia, and Paraguay.
The brand new web-based app presently presents a catalog of 20 free programs developed in collaboration with AHYU, a world group centered on instructional content material. Course subjects embrace digital instruments, PowerPoint, Canva, Zoom, instructional innovation, storytelling, gamification, use of social networks, digital instruments for the classroom, and neuroeducation. The digital platform will enable a a lot simpler and instant entry to the Maestr@s Conectad@s toolkit for educators prepared to accumulate new expertise, at a important time for digital schooling. This system represents one among Millicom’s most vital ESG-based education schemes geared toward bettering and empowering lives via connectivity. The platform is accessible on the following hyperlink www.maestrosconectados.com
“At AHYU, we’re happy to work hand in hand with Millicom (Tigo) in its dedication to contribute to high quality schooling in Latin American international locations,” mentioned Arlei Villegas, director of manufacturing at AHYU. “Now that instructional work has grow to be hybrid, the digital packages we’ve got developed and our expertise in facilitating academics, households and college students, responds to the wants of this new actuality and hopefully reaches all ranges of schooling.”
Since its early levels, varied allies and companions have helped drive the growth of Maestr@s Conectad@s within the 9 international locations the place Millicom (Tigo) operates, together with a number of schooling ministries, the United Nations Kids´s Fund (UNICEF), and varied native media retailers.
“We at Millicom (Tigo) can consider no higher method to meet the societal and financial wants of a neighborhood than to strengthen its schooling system with the academics on the coronary heart of all of it,” mentioned Karim Lesina, Millicom EVP and chief exterior affairs officer. “With the launch of our Maestr@s Conectad@s on-line platform, we’re putting digital literacy coaching inside the grasp of 1000’s extra academics to allow them to develop the abilities they should encourage college students via new channels and strategies to succeed in them wherever within the globe. These and different efforts reinforce our help of the UN International Compact and Sustainable Growth Objectives. Connecting our communities means extra to Millicom (Tigo) than merely offering web entry. We’re opening for them the door to the long run.”
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Millicom (NASDAQ U.S.: TIGO, Nasdaq Stockholm: TIGO_SDB) is a number one supplier of fastened and cell telecommunications companies in Latin America. By way of our TIGO® and Tigo Enterprise® manufacturers, we offer a variety of digital companies and merchandise, together with TIGO Cash for cell monetary companies, TIGO Sports activities for native leisure, TIGO ONEtv for pay TV, high-speed information, voice, and business-to-business options reminiscent of cloud and safety. As of March 31, 2022, Millicom employed roughly 20,000 individuals and offered cell and fiber-cable companies via its digital highways to round 50 million prospects, with a fiber-cable footprint of near 13 million houses handed. Based in 1990, Millicom Worldwide Mobile S.A. is headquartered in Luxembourg. For extra data, go to: millicom.com. Join with Millicom on Twitter, Instagram, Fb and LinkedIn.
AHYU, is a studying and alter firm oriented to producing transformations utilizing fewer assets, time, and vitality with modern and high-impact fashions. Ahyu means “love” in Guarani and is the worth that encloses every of the actions they carry out. Since 2019, it additionally has been engaged on TIGO’s Join Segur@ Company Accountability program, which seeks to advertise the inventive and accountable use of the web and new applied sciences in instructional items all through the nation, benefiting college students, academics, principals, and households.