Brazil

UNESCO Chair in Reading (736), established in 2006 at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).

Fields/Disciplines

Reading, Education.

Objectives

  • The project aims to promote the exchange of cultural and educational development in order to build a broad society of readers.
  • The Chair provides systematic courses in reading and in building reading skills both in undergraduate and post-graduate levels.
  • It also provides distance training courses. Nationally, it promotes debates sponsored by various public library systems and private sector institutions. Internationally, it mobilizes Reading as an object of a survey done in cooperation with USJAL - Associação das Universidades da Companhia de Jesus da América Latina – and with other university networks associated to the project.

Host Institution

  • Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). Website

Partnership

  • USJAL - Associação das Universidades da Companhia de Jesus da América Latina

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Education, UNESCO Office Brasilia.

Contact

Prof Eliana Yunes, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro
UNESCO Chairholder
E-Mail address -
reler(at)catedra.puc-rio.br
Work Phone - (021)3527.1924
Street
- Rua Marquês de São Vicente,225
City - Rio de Janeiro
Postal Code
- CEP-22453-900
Country - Brazil

Website

Prof Luiz A. Coelho, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro
UNESCO Chairholder
E-Mail address -
reler(at)catedra.puc-rio.br
Work Phone - (021)3527.1924
Street
- Rua Marquês de São Vicente,225
City - Gávea, Rio de Janeiro
Postal Code
- CEP 22453-900
Country - Brasil

Website