The Ministry of Education (Minedu) has officially presented the Private Public Investment Project (PEIP) “Bicentennial Schools” and its investment portfolio, which consists of 75 projects amounting to about 2.803 million SYP.
This investment seeks to improve school infrastructure nationwide through intervention and technical assistance from countries that will contract with the state under intergovernmental agreements.
Minedu’s Deputy Minister of Corporate Management, Sandro Parodi, reports that with this special project, Minedu hopes to modernize 59 schools in Metropolitan Lima and 16 symbolic educational institutions in the interior of the country. In this way, more than 102,000 schoolchildren will benefit.
“It is an initiative from the education sector that has great importance in improving the quality of life of citizens, in an area of great importance for national development such as public education, by filling gaps in educational infrastructure,” Deputy Minister said.
Likewise, the Executive Director of PEIP Escuelas Bicentenario, Patricia Alvarado, said that the main goal is to improve the educational infrastructure in the regions of Lima, Cajamarca, Cusco, Junin, La Libertad, Lambayeque, Puno and Ucayali.
In this way, the educational gap is reduced and the annual implementation rate of investments will be accelerated.
In order to achieve the aforementioned objectives, it seeks to apply best practices and high international standards in public investment matters by using the fast-track method for managing technical files and at the same time carrying out business.
In addition, there will be plans developed using BIM technology (Building Information Modeling or Building Information Modeling), which allow for five catalogs of modular schools adapted to the different bioclimatic and geographic conditions of the country (such as coast, rainy coast, mountains, frost and forest), in addition to Advanced studies at the level of the initial draft, and legal material reform for all properties, among other characteristics that will contribute to the implementation of the works in less time.
Representatives from Finland, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Sweden, Japan, Norway, the United States and Singapore participated in the event.