Education

Lower California offers quality education with equity to its inhabitants, people-centered, promoting human development and training for life, enriching the educational processes through innovative forms of educational intervention, conducting cultural and sports activities, ethical and democratic sense, through joint efforts, the transparency and social responsibility. In Baja California, the population 15 years and older, on average has nearly completed secondary (average educational level 8.9). In the middle and upper level will have multiple campuses most notably the College of Bachelors of Baja California, CETIS 18 CECYTE CBTIS 21 and there are private institutions that meet the demands raised.At the top level with institutions such as the Autonomous University of Baja California (UABC) is a public institution, has the faculties of Humanities, Engineering, Business, Law, Medicine, Political Science, Agriculture, Nursing, Computer Science and Languages, has 27 specialties, approximately 800 graduates per year, the Instituto Tecnologico de Mexicali (ITM) is also a public institution that has the powers of Engineering (Electronic, Industrial, Mechanical, Chemical), Informatics and Statistics, a total of 7 specialties an estimated 600 graduates per year, the Center of Technical and Further Education (CETYS) University, which is private, has the Faculties of Engineering, Administration and Accounts, plus 11 specialties and approximately 300 graduates per year, and the University of Baja California (UPBC).In technical education middle ground is the National Association of Professional Technical Education (CONALEP) and the Industrial Technical Training Center (CECATI). The illiterate population in the borough has a minimum with respect to the total population. The National Institute of Adult Education (INEA) is responsible for providing literacy courses and the National Council for Educational Development (CONAFE) of teaching middle and high school for adults in all populations of the municipality. It also has the State Police Academy. Culturally are facilities like the State Theater and the Theater of the University, the Regional Museum and a gallery of the city. There is the Casa de la Cultura, the Institute of Fine Arts and the Institute of Historical Research. Some institutions promote cultural events such as the Directorate of Cultural Affairs and State Government programs ISSSTE-Culture those that promote the UABC.In rural areas the INEA promotes, in several localities, culture rooms that have libraries attached, in this same category CETYS UABC and have this service, besides existing State Public Library. Among private institutions of Mexicali, is the Calm cac Bilingual School with two campuses in Mexicali, the Campus Teachers Federal and New Mexicali campus. It was the first institution of basic education in Latin America to be certified ISO 9001 – 2000, its website is http://www.calmecacbc.com, this institution offers services from preschool through high school. It offers a second language is English taught by teachers certified by the San Diego State University (SDSU).