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Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas hosts National Educators Conference

Conference focuses on education’s important role in society

12/09/2013


Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas hosts National Educators Conference

From July 31st through August 2nd, Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas hosted the 16th National Educators Conference. The conference was titled "Citizenship Education - Challenges and skills for living in the world today”. The conference was created by UPC 16 years ago to provide Peruvian teachers with a forum where they can gain access to professional training and development.

The speakers and the speeches they delivered at the 16th conference included:

  • Abraham Magendzo (Chile): "A comprehensive look at citizenship education: Conceptual issues, building the definition of citizenship, successes, tensions and obstacles."
  • Dario Ugarte (Peru), MINEDU: "National Citizenship Education Proposal"
  • Jaime Solano (USA): "The OAS and its contribution to the development of a democratic culture through education."

The first day of the event was hosted at the Colegio Médico, with the final two days taking place at UPC’s Monterico Campus in Lima, Peru.

This article has been translated into English to be shared on the Laureate International Universities website.