Minister of Education opens CANP Central America and the Caribbean in Costa Rica

The two week workshop will held from August 06-17, 2012 in San Jose, Costa Rica.

The second programme of ICMIs ‘Capacity and Network Project’ (CANP) started on Monday, August 6, 2012 in Costa Rica. The workshop was opended by Sr. Leonardo Garnier Rímolo, Minister of Education. The participants come from Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, and the Dominican Republic who will participate in a two week workshop held from August 06-17, 2012.

The Project aims to strengthen and improve mathematical education through fostering regional development and capacity building for teachers and educators, forming self-sustainable networks concerned with mathematics education, assuring better quality education and enhancing the mathematical and pedagogical potential of the region. It is also an opportunity to experience technological resources.

CANP Central America and the Caribbean is organised by a team of international and regional mathematicians and educators and will contribute to the growth of a regional professional community in Central America and the Caribbean.

The programme is supported by IMU and IMU's Commission for Developing Countries (CDC), ISCU and the ICSU Regional Office for Latin America & the Caribbean, UNESCO, the Interamerican Committee on Mathematics Education, the Ministry of Education of Costa Rica as well as regional universities.


You can find a short TV report here and here.

A short article (in Spanish) can be found here.

More information about CANP Central America and the Caribbean can be found here.

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