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On June 28th and 29th, 2018, more than fifty education experts met in San Salvador, El Salvador to discuss the current state of education policies in Latin America. The event, organized by the Inter-American Dialogue in collaboration with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Salvadoran Foundation for Social and Economic Development (FUSADES in Spanish), and financed with a technical cooperation from the IDB, sought to raise the profile of various teacher policy reforms in the region, stimulate debate and help to build consensus between policymakers, NGOs, organized labor, universities and other relevant actors about the importance of carrying out systematic teacher policy reformas that raise the prestige of the profession.
Over the course of the two-day event, researchers from eight different countries presented new or updated research on the state of teacher policy reform in their respective countries, and members of government and civil society had the opportunity to discuss shared challenges and successes. To read the complete report, click here.