Vicky Colbert

Colombia |  Director, Fundación Escuela Nueva


Vicky Colbert is founder and director of Fundación Escuela Nueva- Volvamos a la Gente. She is a laureate of the first edition of the Yidan Prize for Education Development (2017) and 2013 WISE Prize for Education. She is co-author of the renowned Escuela Nueva model and was its first National Coordinator. Colbert has pioneered this educational innovation from many organizational spheres: as vice-minister of Education of Colombia, UNICEF´s education adviser for LAC and now from Fundación Escuela Nueva (FEN).