IPN strengthens cooperation with UK educational institutions
National Polytechnic Institute (IPN) and British Council of the Great United Kingdom Brittanya NS Northern Ireland in Mexico on a memorandum of understanding through which Internationalization of this house of studies, By expanding cooperative relationships with British higher education institutions, in order to Exchange of academic, administrative and student cadres, joint scientific research and the promotion of English language teaching.
To the Ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, John Benjamin, Director of the British Council in Mexico, Brian Young, the general manager of IPN, Arturo Reyes Sandoval He warned that one of the main tasks at the head of the institute was to promote its internationalization.
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Reyes Sandoval Argue it with this Memorandum of Understanding There is a favorable framework to generate virtuous cooperation for the development of science and technological innovation as well as for learning English, It will also allow teachers from the UK to come to the Polytechnic.
He stressed that the memorandum will help in setting goals British Council, between them, Contribute to the internationalization of higher education through scientific research and improvement of English language teaching. He referred to the operational alliance agreement between the Polytechnic Foundation and the British Council, which 250 high school teachers are allowed from the Polytechnic Determine teacher training in English language teaching.
As mentioned recently 21 IPN students graduated from the Research School and Academic English Program at Durham Universities, Queen Mary and Leeds, as well as the launch of the International School of Scientific Research to train future researchers, between IPN and Queen Mary University of London. “We agreed to empower three generations of women (Mexican and English) in the four areas of modern knowledge: science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM),” she said in a statement.
He noted that from 2018 to 2019, eight graduate students, under IPN Student Mobility Program, He had the opportunity to study in universities Warwick, Leeds, Derby, Sheffield, Lincoln, Bristol Edemburgo.
“In 2001-2002 I entered the United States to get my Ph.D. as part of the IPN and Within three years, we published an article on the use of adenovirus as a vaccine and Oxford University was interested and took this development. For 15 years, I have devoted myself to developing various vaccines at the Jenner Institute, this adenovirus has been used as a vaccine for HIV, HPV for tropical infections, and one of them for Coronavirus (Oxford AstraZeneca).
“I am very proud that a thesis from Polytechnic has arrived in England. So this collaboration (IPN and UK) will foster more people who, like me, have gone to different parts of the world and, in particular, to the UK,” he shared.
turn ambassador John Benjamin (who signed the agreement as an honorable witness) thanked the doctor Reyes Sandoval To seek international alliances in favor of education, so that Mexican youth can access global opportunities that expand their vision.
Director of the British Council in Mexico, Brian Young, He considered that this memorandum will have a positive impact on the lives of thousands of students, teachers, researchers and administrative staff at IPN.
IPN Taller opened with Queen Mary University of London
The The National Polytechnic Institute (IPN) and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) He opened the SAPIENS (Smart Air Pollution Information Enables New Solutions) international workshop, which focuses on smart cities and environmental pollution, as a way to enhance collaboration in global research.
During the virtual opening ceremony of the IPN General Manager, Arturo Reyes Sandoval He emphasized that this workshop is part of the work that the Polytechnic was established with QMUL through various programs To address high social impact projects and the interaction of the Polytechnic community with peers in the UK and with experts in the field.
He stressed that like Queen Mary, who was born to provide education to the working class in London, IPN emerged in 1936, as a dream of a group of Mexican ideologists who gave it life according to the principles inherited by the Mexican Revolution of 1910, to provide equal and high-quality education, of a technological nature, to the daughters and sons of the Mexican people with few access to education.
“Queen Mary It has a lot of power in East London and it has given the opportunity to provide education to those who need it most, to those from slightly lower social levels, and in this case we really like that interaction because we empathize with them. In the case of the Polytechnic, access has always been available to the people who need it most.
The Director cautioned that the focus of the current IPN administration is to further the internationalization of the institution and welcomed that Professor Colin Bailey, President of Queen Mary University, agrees with this shared vision and endorses their commitment to work together in this relationship. It has been built since 2019.
As President and Director of QMUL, Colin Bailey He stressed that a long-term strategic relationship has been established with IPN that has been strengthened over time, and what better way than the SAPIENS project, which seeks new solutions to reduce environmental pollution, a challenge that affects all cities. around the world and that it is necessary to stop because of its impact on people’s health.
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