Students from state higher education institutions continue to learn and increase their level of English abroad, as part of the 2023 International Mobility Program to Canada and the United States, promoted by Governor Mauricio Villa Dosal within the state’s language agenda.
The scheme aims to promote the internationalization and strengthening of this language among outstanding students with low economic resources, and the number of beneficiaries is expected to double in 2022, which was 170, including 117 women and 53 men, from 32 private and public schools. ..
For this occasion, those selected were from 10 academic fields: management and business; agricultural engineering and veterinary medicine; arts and humanities; health and natural sciences; mathematics and statistics; social and law; education; engineering, manufacturing and construction; Services and information and communication technology.
Recipients of this initiative, part of the State Agenda for English, developed by the Executive through the Secretariat for Research, Innovation and Higher Education (Siies), have had the opportunity to train at the Universities of Regina and Saskatchewan in Canada, as well as starting in Michigan and Indiana from Pennsylvania in the United States .
For the 2023 invitation, more than 40 institutions from both countries were interested, and according to the governor’s instructions, efforts were doubled so that 340 students from Yucatecan could gain access. The schools listed above are involved and negotiations have been conducted with St. Lawrence College and the schools affiliated with the Navitas Global Group.
Again, blocks of between 25 and 45 students will be formed, depending on the availability of each university; It may run from April to November 2023. The investment for this call is between 20 and 24 million pesos to cover academic costs, housing, food, air and ground transportation, and passenger insurance.
It implements the program with four dimensions: legal basis, learning support and teacher and student performance to promote language standards among those attending and graduating from any level of education. A proven method for improving language proficiency is cultural immersion, which can be applied for short stays in English-speaking countries.