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Improving the Teaching Profession in Guatemala

Situacion y perspectivas de la profesion docente en America Latina - UVG - PREAL

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On August 23 and 24, PREAL and its Working Group on the Teaching Profession (GTD) partnered with the Universidad del Valle to host an International Conference on the Status and Outlook of the Teaching Profession in Latin America. Held in Guatemala City, the conference convened participants from throughout the region, and included remarks by Guatemalan Minister of Education Cynthia del Águila. Participants discussed the state of the teaching profession in Guatemala, as well as lessons learned from teacher policy reform in other countries throughout the region.

We include links to the agenda and media coverage of the event below.

Event Brief

Conference Agenda (Spanish)

Video (Spanish):

Print Articles (Spanish):

Image Caption: From left, Roberto Moreno Godoy, Rector of the Universidad del Valle de Guatemala; Paz Portales, program coordinator of UNESCO’s Regional Education Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (OREALC); Marcela Gajardo, co-director of PREAL; José Luis Guzmán, coordinator of the Central American and Dominican Chapter (CCAD) of the GTD; and María Eugenia Paniagua, secretary general of the Educational and Cultural Coordination of the Central American Integration System (CECC/SICA). Photo from UVG.

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