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De cara a la Cuarta Revolución Industrial

CIUDAD DE MÉXICO – En la actual era de innovación, conocida como la Cuarta Revolución Industrial, las tecnologías de última generación están transformando por completo los sectores económicos a una velocidad impresionante. Éste es, con justa razón, el tema de la reunión anual del Foro Económico Mundial que se llevará a cabo esta semana en Davos, Suiza. En los siguientes años, el alcance y ritmo de la innovación transformará la forma en que producimos, distribuimos y consumimos. Para aprovechar al máximo sus beneficios, debemos tomar medidas que nos permitan preparar a nuestras economías y sociedades, con especial énfasis en tres áreas clave: educación, ambiente de negocios y conectividad.

El capital humano es esencial para el desarrollo de una economía y la mexicana no es la excepción. Por esa razón, mi gobierno ha emprendido importantes acciones para mejorar la educación en todos sus niveles.

Por ejemplo, recientemente lanzamos los Certificados de Infraestructura Educativa Nacional, vehículos de inversión privada que nos permitirán canalizar aproximadamente 3 mil millones de dólares, para mejorar las instalaciones de las escuelas primarias durante los próximos tres años. Además, en el actual año escolar, hemos entregado tabletas electrónicas a casi la mitad de los 2.3 millones de estudiantes de quinto grado.

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