Marco Antonio Ávila Lavanal

Chile |  Minister of Education, Government of Chile


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Marco Antonio Ávila Lavanal is Chile’s minister of education. As a teacher, the minister received the Pedagogical Excellence Designation Award and was chosen as one of Sábado magazine’s 100 leaders representing the educational field in 2007. In 2019, he joined Fundación Chile’s School Improvement Team as head of school improvement projects in the country.

Ávila is a Spanish language teacher with undergraduate and master’s degrees in education, specializing in curriculum and pedagogical innovation. He also holds graduate studies in governance, public policy, and educational leadership.

Ávila was an event speaker at the Dialogue. 

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