Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, was interviewed by The Washington Diplomat on the current state of Latin American. The conversation examined the continuing migration on the US border with Mexico, the widespread regional discontent during the Covid-19 pandemic, and the lack of integration among Latin American countries as they continue fighting the effects of the pandemic.
The Education Program at the Dialogue and the World Bank hosted a webinar to present the new educational technology strategy, Reimagining Human Connections – Technology and Innovation in Education at the World Bank, as well as showcase the experiences of Brazil, Colombia, Panama, and Uruguay.
On June 17, the Education Program at the Dialogue with the support of the Tinker Foundation hosted the third event of a series which sought to highlight the experiences of Latin America’s teachers during the pandemic and present alternatives to measure the emotional state and wellbeing of teachers.
Sarah Stanton, Micaela Finoli, Gladys Gerbaud Navarro
El 15 de junio, la Consejería Presidencial para la Niñez y la Adolescencia, el ICBF, el Ministerio de Educación Nacional, en colaboración con Diálogo Interamericano, CEPI, y con el apoyo de la Fundación LEGO convocó la segunda sesión acerca de la calidad de la educación inicial en Colombia en contextos de crisis.
El 25 de mayo, la Consejería Presidencial para la Niñez y la Adolescencia, el ICBF, el Ministerio de Educación Nacional, en colaboración con Diálogo Interamericano, CEPI, y con el apoyo de la Fundación LEGO convocó la primera sesión acerca de la calidad de la educación inicial en Colombia en contextos de crisis.
In this report, the members of the Education Technology and Innovation Working Group call to continue investing in the innovative efforts that have been observed during this difficult period and to turn them into transformative, long-term strategies.
Working Group on Technology and Innovation in Education
In this event, we presented the findings of a new impact study conducted by the Inter-American Dialogue and heard about the experiences of winning higher education institutions and donors that partnered with the 100K Fund.
Anna Herrero Tejada, Sarah Stanton, Beatriz Silva de Almeida Barros
Nora Lustig, founding director of Tulane University’s Commitment to Equity Institute (CEQI), is leading a new project in CEQI titled “Measuring Fiscal Equity in the Post-Covid-19 World.” The project has been awarded almost $1.2 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
This study developed by Javier Quesada and Claudia Castro outlines a competency framework for care and education personnel as a common starting point that countries in the region can incorporate into their training and certification plans.
Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, spoke with Michael Holmes from CNN about the state of democracy in Latin America. The conversation covered how things are evolving in Nicaragua, after opposition leaders were imprisoned by the Ortega Murillo regime, as well as the potential repercussions of the recent elections in Peru and Mexico.
El programa de educación del Diálogo Interamericano con el apoyo de la Fundación Tinker realizó un seminario virtual para compartir herramientas, estrategias y distintas alternativas existentes para medir las habilidades socioemocionales de los estudiantes durante la pandemia.
The second round of the Peruvian presidential elections will take place on June 6. Peru, which is suffering the economic and social effects of the pandemic, will choose between Keiko Fujimori, a former lawmaker in her third run for the country’s highest office and Pedro Castillo, a rural teacher and union leader from the northern region of Cajamarca.