The Ministry of Sports and Recreation (Miderec), the Universidad Tecnológica del Cibao Oriental (Uteco) of Cotuí and the Academy of Latin America Business and Sustainability Studies (ALBUS) signed an inter-institutional agreement to strengthen sports education at all levels.
Through this agreement, the institutions will share resources and efforts focused on the training of sports technicians and professionals in sports management.
This initiative counts with the participation and collaboration of the following academic and civic organizations: the international non-profit organization Academy of Latin America Business and Sustainability Studies (ALBUS); Fundación Cátedra Ciclo Minero, Inc. and Fundación Pro Economía Solidaria de la Comunidad y la Diáspora, Inc.
The pact was signed by Marilyn Díaz, rector of UTECO; Francisco Camacho, Minister of Sports; Luis Camacho, president of ALBUS; Miguel Peña, president of Fundación Cátedra Ciclo Minero, and José Ovalle Polanco, president of FESC&D.
This seeks to create an Academic Sports Program (PAD), composed of continuing education, undergraduate and graduate studies, to train the human resources necessary to improve the management and research capabilities of sports in the Dominican Republic and the implementation of the INDOMITA DR Project, explained the signatories.
In addition, to expand the academic offerings in the area of sports at the Higher Technical, Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels.
They announced that they will hire the necessary national and foreign teaching staff for these academic programs, under the premise that they will be human resources of excellence.
Uteco’s facilities served as the stage for the signing of this important agreement, in the presence of students, professors and administrative personnel of the University.