BCS, first state in incorporating the teaching of chess in educational institutions

BCS, first state in incorporating the teaching of chess in educational institutions

Dec 14, 2017

The Ministry of Public Education (SEP) and the National Chess Federation (FENAMAC), implemented a project called “Chess in the Educational Reform”, which allowed to place Baja California Sur as the first state to incorporate this discipline as part of local schools’ educational activities.

The general director of the Sudcalifornian Sports Institute (Insude), José Avila Geraldo, said that these actions will allow students to increase their cognitive skills, since it will be implemented in the curriculum as a tool of educational value.

On Thursday December 14, 180 certifications will be delivered to the first instructors who will start teaching chess full-time at schools, with the participation of trainers of the federation, with their corresponding evaluations.

The teaching of chess at schools, contemplates that children can be considered for state and national representation events, with the opportunity of making the list of champions of Baja California Sur.

Finally, it was announced that, Ayleen Maribel Ramírez Toledo is currently the most important representative of this discipline in the state, and that she will represent Mexico in the 2018 Pan American Chess Tournament in Chile.

Source: http://www.bcsnoticias.mx/

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