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National Institute of Technology
Instituto Nacional Tecnológico (INATEC)

UNEVOC Centre (National Body) since 1994

INATEC is a governamental entity that regulates Technical Education and Professional Training in Nicaragua. We promote the acquisition of knowledge and skills needed for the world of work, contributing to the national economic development.

We have 45 technological centers that provide free quality technical education and professional training to Nicaraguan citizens.


Mission

INATEC is the governamental entity in charge of Profesional Training and Technical Technological Education in Nicaragua, we train young people and adults with quality, contributing to their insertion in the world of work, to streghten the economic and social development of the country.


Objectives

1-Implementing technical and professional education programs aimed to train our beloved people with great love and human warmth.

2-Applying Science, Techniques and Technology for the development of educative, productive and evolutionary practices in different fields.

3-Contributing to the strengthening and development of the creative, social, family, associative, complementary and communitarian economic model in both rural and urban areas.

4-Improving teachers’ pedagogical, technical and technological skills through initial, complementing and specialization training programs.

5-Implementing the principles of protagonism, integrity, complementarity, respect, dignity and, effective equal and fair inclusion of all human beings.

6-Enhancing our services quality by Improving the conditions, effectiveness and efficiency of our work procedures to strengthen our institutional management.


Regular tasks

1-Accreditation of Public and Private Technical centers.

2-Curriculum design.

3-Pedagogical and Technical Professional Training.

4-Certification of people that does not hold a technical degree but have developed professional skills in the working world.

5-Development of Professional training courses (61 Professional training courses).

6-Development of Technical and Technological training courses (More than 300 Technical training courses).

7-Development of face to face and virtual training courses. (INATEC has 45 Public Technological centers nationwide and a virtual learning platform).


Focus and interest

Work area

Which of the following fields is the UNEVOC Centre working on?
  
Sharing knowledge about TVET
 
 
Primary focus
  
Developing knowledge
 
 
Primary focus
  
Developing and building capacities
 
 
Primary focus
  

Beneficiaries

Who are the beneficiaries of the UNEVOC Centre's work?
  
Teachers
 
 
Primary focus
  
Researchers    Not our target group
  
Policy makers    Not our target group
  
Private sector
 
  Secondary focus
  


Engagement interest

What is the highest level of engagement the Centre is interested in in the following fields?
   
Greening of TVET institutions and skills
 
   Interested to learn
   
Migration     Not interested
   
OER and Online Learning     Not interested
   
Equity of access in TVET
 
   Interested to learn
   
Gender equality in TVET
 
   Interested to learn
   
Fostering entrepreneurship
 
   Interested to learn
   
Industry 4.0 / Smart production
 
   Interested to learn
   

Activity interest

Which types of activities is the UNEVOC Centre most interested in?
  
Capacity development projects
 
 
Highly interested
  
Policy oriented projects    Not interested
  
Knowledge development
 
 
Highly interested
  
Workshops and conferences
 
  Moderately interested
  


Regional collaboration interest

What are the UNEVOC Centre's collaboration interests?
  
Within my cluster    Not interested
  
With Africa    Not interested
  
With the Arab States
 
  Moderately interested
  
With Asia and the Pacific
 
  Moderately interested
  
With Europe, CIS and North America
 
  Moderately interested
  
With Latin America and the Caribbean
 
 
Highly interested
  




Contact

Instituto Nacional Tecnológico (INATEC)
Pista la Resistencia, Managua
Centro cívico el Zumen, módulo "U" Planta alta, Frente al Hospital Bertha Calderón.
11001 Managua
Managua
Nicaragua

http://www.tecnacional.edu.ni

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Head of UNEVOC Centre
Lucy del Carmen Vargas Montalvan
Director of External Cooperation
External Cooperation



UNEVOC Coordinator
Loyda Barreda Rodríguez
Executive Director
Executive Management

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