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First KIX LAC International Conference - Teaching professional development in times of COVID: opportunities from innovation

When: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 10:00 - Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 12:30

One of the principles of KIX LAC is responding to countries´needs and demands. On this ground, teacher professional development has been one of the topics that representatives have defined as a priority in the agenda for the next years. Therefore, KIX LAC has been organizing several activities that approach the topic from different perspectives, including a conversation led by one of the representatives aimed at analyzing the challenges from a practitioner's point of view, a webinar led by academicians and a workshop for teachers´unions leaders. It is also preparing a policy brief which digs into the topic in the region and a systematic review that will collect lessons and good practices in the field that are relevant for KIX LAC countries. This International Conference has the goal of discussing findings and mobilizing evidence with a broader public.


The event will feature a presentation of high-level authorities and experts. The presentations will be followed by discussion with key actors from the region as Dr. Michael Fullan, the Global Leadership Director, New Pedagogies for Deep Learning.


  • Dr. Michael Fullan, the Global Leadership Director, New Pedagogies for Deep Learning.
  • Ministers of Education of Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • Representatives from International Organizations implementing initiatives on teacher professional development.

The event will be broadcast in English, Spanish and French.

The agenda and registration link will be available shortly.

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