In this month of May, classes began, in the online format, of the training courses of the Território do Saber program, planned for 2021. As an initial milestone, an inaugural class was held on May 19, with the participation of more than 190 people , among teachers, coordinators, pedagogues and other education professionals from the public network of Paragominas; in addition to representatives from Hydro, the city hall and the partner in the execution of the program, Evoluir.
Paragominas municipal secretary of education, Andrea Sampaio, stressed the importance of the partnership. “To everyone who begins this new journey of learning and improvement, the Território do Saber, is undoubtedly a fundamental support for those who work with education. It is a driver for advancing education in Paragominas, and in this context it is very good to also be able to count on the support of a company like Hydro ”.
For the director of Mineração Paragominas, Hydro's bauxite mine located in the municipality, Evilmar Fonseca: “once again, Hydro wants to leave the mark of Care and Collaboration with the society where its operations are inserted. Acting as good neighbors, we hope that the courses and other actions carried out by the Território do Saber can promote changes in people, in encouraging teamwork and innovations in the use of teaching and learning methodologies ”, highlighted the director during the inaugural class .
Calendar 2021 - The Território do Saber started its first online classes on the 21st and 22nd of May. 308 professionals were selected to participate in seven courses: Improvement in Early Childhood Education, Improvement in Integral Education and School in the 21st Century, Improvement in Special Education, Free Training Course on Leadership and Change Management, Specialization in Youth and Adult Education, Specialization in Portuguese Language Teaching and Specialization in Mathematics Teaching. The registration took place online according to the definitions of public notice published by the partners.
The courses are free, in an online format as long as the sanitary conditions of the pandemic are not reestablished, with certificates recognized by the Ministry of Education (MEC). Hydro's Social Programs manager, Luana Carvalhosa, added that “the Território do Saber operates on several fronts and actions, all aimed at improving education in Paragominas. Seeing the great participation of educators in this training, shows for all the importance of the project and the partnership with Hydro ”.
Last year, the program trained more than 500 professionals from the municipal education network in Paragominas.