The National College of Technical Professional Education (Conalep) announced the creation of three new careers: Data Science and Artificial Intelligence; Exploration and Oil Production, and Industrial Welds, which are in addition to the 58 careers currently offered by this System of Higher Media Education in the country.
During the Second Session of the Board of Directors of the Conalep, headed by its General Director, Enrique Ku Herrera, it was determined that from the School Cycle 2020-2021-1, the state schools of the Conalep in Guerrero, Nayarit, Quintana Roo and Veracruz, will provide the new career of Technical Professional-Bachiller in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, and in the chilpanocing campuses, and in the chilpanocing campuses , Iguala, Tepic, Cancun II and Manuel Rivera Cambas, in Xalapa. It was also reported that, from the next School Cycle, the new career of Technical Professional-Bachiller in Exploration and Petroleum Production will be added to the educational offer, in the Paraíso campuses, in Tabasco; and Don Juan López Osorio y Poza Rica, in Veracruz, an entity for which the creation of the Córdoba campus was also approved, where the careers of Administration and Mechatronics will be taught. In addition, the Advisory Committee of Educational Supply considered feasible the opening of the Industrial Welds race in the Saltillo I and Torreón Plants, in Coahuila, due to the number of manufacturing industries and the high demand of technical professionals with competences in metalworking processes.
It was emphasized that in this way, the Conalep responds to the need to innovate and strengthen its curriculum framework to train professionals capable of adapting to the dizzying technological change of digital evolution.
In addition to having the cognitive tools to contribute to productive development, in each of the regions of the country, and that are the basis for transforming the reality of its more than 300 thousand students, in the 308 campuses of the country.