Millicom (Tigo) to launch new digital “Maestr@s Conectad@s” platform for the digital skilling of lecturers in Latin America
LUXEMBOURG, June 23, 2022 – Millicom, a number one supplier of fastened, cellular and digital providers in Latin America via its Tigo model, at present introduced the launch of a region-wide, web-based app for its Maestr@s Conectad@s program providing faculty lecturers on-line studying modules in digital literacy.
Millicom (Tigo) first launched Maestr@s Conectad@s in 2020 within the nations the place it operates to strengthen digital schooling methods 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 lecturers, faculty directors, and others, to know and use digital instruments to enhance instructional high quality. The interactive modules have been delivered by way of movies, podcasts, and different digital means. Via Maestr@s Conectad@s, the corporate has skilled greater than 250,000 educators so far in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Bolivia, and Paraguay.
The brand new web-based app at present provides a catalog of 20 free programs developed in collaboration with AHYU, a global group centered on instructional content material. Course subjects embody 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 fast entry to the Maestr@s Conectad@s toolkit for educators keen to amass new abilities, at a vital time for digital schooling. This system represents considered one of Millicom’s most essential ESG-based teaching programs aimed toward bettering and empowering lives via connectivity. The platform is obtainable 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 nations,” stated Arlei Villegas, director of manufacturing at AHYU. “Now that instructional work has grow to be hybrid, the digital packages we’ve developed and our expertise in facilitating lecturers, households and college students, responds to the wants of this new actuality and hopefully reaches all ranges of schooling.”
Since its early phases, numerous allies and companions have helped drive the enlargement of Maestr@s Conectad@s within the 9 nations the place Millicom (Tigo) operates, together with a number of schooling ministries, the United Nations Youngsters´s Fund (UNICEF), and numerous native media shops.
“We at Millicom (Tigo) can consider no higher approach to meet the societal and financial wants of a group than to strengthen its schooling system with the lecturers on the coronary heart of all of it,” stated Karim Lesina, Millicom EVP and chief exterior affairs officer. “With the launch of our Maestr@s Conectad@s on-line platform, we’re inserting digital literacy coaching throughout the grasp of hundreds extra lecturers to allow them to develop the talents they should encourage college students via new channels and strategies to achieve them wherever within the globe. These and different efforts reinforce our assist of the UN International Compact and Sustainable Improvement Targets. Connecting our communities means extra to Millicom (Tigo) than merely offering web entry. We’re opening for them the door to the longer term.”
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Millicom (NASDAQ U.S.: TIGO, Nasdaq Stockholm: TIGO_SDB) is a number one supplier of fastened and cellular telecommunications providers in Latin America. Via our TIGO® and Tigo Enterprise® manufacturers, we offer a variety of digital providers and merchandise, together with TIGO Cash for cellular monetary providers, TIGO Sports activities for native leisure, TIGO ONEtv for pay TV, high-speed knowledge, voice, and business-to-business options reminiscent of cloud and safety. As of March 31, 2022, Millicom employed roughly 20,000 folks and offered cellular and fiber-cable providers via its digital highways to round 50 million clients, 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 progressive 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 models all through the nation, benefiting college students, lecturers, principals, and households.