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A school for the whole community

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The hustle and bustle of the early morning is inevitable. Parents hurry their children along so they don’t miss the morning assembly, while farewell kisses and the classic “behave yourself” complete the picture that characterizes the country’s primary schools.

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Former FARC Members Arrive in Cuba for Medical Training

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Some 200 young Colombians — mostly former FARC members and campesinos — arrived in Cuba to begin their studies at the Latin American School of Medicine as part of the offer made by Cuba after the peace accord between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.

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The work of Cuban teachers recognized

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After reviewing the performance and results of the 2016-2017 academic year, Ena Elsa Velázquez Cobiella, minister of Education highlighted the “selfless and committed” work undertaken by Cuban teachers this year.

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Notes on middle school

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JUST a few weeks before the 2016-2017 academic year draws to a close, the Ministry of Education Middle School National Directorate released information on how schools at this level have performed.

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The University of Camagüey supporting international collaboration

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Over 200 professionals from Latin America, Africa, Europe, and Asia are currently undertaking their Masters and PhD studies at the Ignacio Agramonte Loynaz University of Camagüey (UC).

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Raúl receives Minister of Health and Medical Education of Iran

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Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers of Cuba, received on February 15, His Excellency Seyed Hasán Ghazizadeh Hashemi, minister of Health and Medical Education of the Islamic Republic of Iran, who delivered a message to the Cuban leader on behalf of the Iranian President, Hasán Rouhaní.

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The magic wand for rural schools?

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At this time, Cuba’s Ministry of Education is undertaking its third round of efforts to perfect the national school system, a process which, of course includes education in rural areas.

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The secret is in teacher training

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WRITING about the achievements of education across the country, having barely traveled beyond the capital, can be challenging. As such we must take advantage of any opportunity to learn firsthand about what teachers are doing in other provinces and the distinctive features of their territories.

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Anniversary of historic literacy campaign celebrated

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Fifty-five years ago, an army of teachers on a mission, led by the leader of the Cuban Revolution, won a great victory, defeating the ignorance suffered by the country’s people – reason enough to commemorate the 55th anniversary of the proclamation of Cuba as an illiteracy-free nation, yesterday December 22, now Educators Day.

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Cubans celebrate Educator’s day and triumph of the literacy campaign

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Today, December 22, the main act commemorating the completion of the “National Literacy Campaign,” announced on this date in 1961, will be held at the emblematic Ciudad Escolar Libertad’s Pedagogical Scientific Complex.