Selection at URACCAN Las Minas

By: José Garth Medina

URACCAN, from its University Campus Las Minas, initiated the selection process of the 45 students who will enter the English courses offered by URACCAN and for this purpose began interviews and test application to 85 students who wish to enter the course in Rosita, Siuna and Waslala, in the Autonomous Region of the North Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua.

The test and interview were conducted to young people who participated in this process, then a team of academics will be making the selection of students in Siuna, Rosita and Waslala who will be selected to participate in the course, which will last five months, acceding with the Master Ariel Chavarría Vigil, academic secretary of URACCAN Las Minas.

In addition, Chavarría explained that in Siuna they applied a total of 33 tests and interviews, in Waslala they applied 24 and in Rosita there were 18 students seeking access to the scholarship awarded through the Carcip project.

In addition, the Victor Zuniga Master's Degree, Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at URACCAN, said the Carcip project is a program that runs Telcor and has three components, one infrastructure, one innovation and a third component of building English skills in young people, so that they can work in the call center industry.

About the scholarship and its application

"The scholarship is aimed at young people with a certain level of English and the training that URACCAN gives them, is to take them to level b2, there is a category of the European Union, which is a1 to 2 b1 b2 c1 c2, what URACCAN committed, is to take these students to level b2, so the young man who enters has to have an advanced level of English profanity" Zuniga explained.

In addition, Zuniga explains that students who will prepare URACCAN will have the ability to write and speak English and able to serve and work in the call center industry that exist throughout the country.


He adds that this course creates skills and skills so that they can generate their own jobs from their locality, but there is also a strategy aimed at developing English in primary and secondary school, "That is another opportunity, that the Ministry of Education (Mined) can certify and accredit them so that they can teach English in the Ministry of Education" Zuniga concluded.