KIX Ecosystem: Workshop on “Rural and Inclusive Digital Education in Honduras” by Ceibal Foundation in Honduras

Apr 9, 2024 | kix


The Ceibal Foundation held the workshop “Rural and Inclusive Digital Education in Honduras: Presentation of results and scaling up”, within the framework of the project “Rural and Inclusive Digital Education” led by Ceibal Foundation in coordination with the Ministry of Education of Honduras. The meeting was held on April 9 and 10, 2024 in the city of Tegucigalpa.

The objective of the meeting was to present the results of the project and the prospects for scaling up. The meeting was attended by officials from the Honduran Ministry of Education, representatives of rural communities, non-governmental organizations and other educational stakeholders.

The “Rural and Inclusive Digital Education” project aims to strengthen equity and inclusion in education in rural communities in Honduras through the effective use of digital technologies and their adaptations for face-to-face, hybrid and distance learning. The institutions where the project was carried out were the schools of Olancho, Paraiso and Intibuca. This work is funded by Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the Global Partnership for Education (GPE). KIX LAC was present at the workshop, represented by the coordinator of KIX Honduras, Rosa María Moncada.

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Florencia Gripani, director of Fundación Ceibal,highlighted that “the boys and girls were protagonists and this produced academic and personal growth for them. We will think of strategies for the sustainable scaling up of this project in Honduras”. For his part, the national coordinator, Germán Moncada, highlighted the willingness of teachers and students in rural areas and the positive assessment of families: “the subject matter used improved the identity, self-esteem and digital skills of the students”.

Theminister of education of Honduras, Daniel Espondahighlighted the role of Fundación Ceibal and said:“technology is a fundamental part of the teaching-learning process. The great challenge we have in terms of connectivity is to achieve scalability”.

Florencio Ceballos, Senior Program del IDCR, connected online, remarked the importance of this project and said “it includes local groups, has a pragmatic programming based on the fact that it is available to do something that generates a change and has a scaling look,
If there is no scaling-up approach initiatives may end up being just an anecdote

On the second day, scaling-up perspectives were addressed through presentations and workshops among the participants.


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