UNESCO Chair/Regional Network for the improvement of education quality and equity in Latin America (Reading and Writing) (71), established in 1996 at the Universidad del Valle (Colombia).


Linguistics, Teacher training ; Education sciences.


  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field of sharing of experiences and exchange of students and teachers.
  • To facilitate the exchange of high-level internationally recognized researchers among higher education institutions in Latin America.

Host Institution


  • Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina).  Website
  • Red Chilena de Transformación de la Formación Docente en Didáctica de Lengua Materna (Chile).
  • Instituto Caro y Cuervo (Colombie). Website
  • Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (Mexico). Website
  • Universidad Ricardo Palma (Peru). Website
  • Universidad Pedagógica Experimental Libertador (Venezuela). Website

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for Chair/Network


Events 2012

15th Anniversary of the Chair/Network


Prof. María Cristina Martínez Solís, Escuela de Ciencias del Lenguaje, Universidad del Valle
E-Mail address - unescole(at)
Work Phone - 57 2 333 48 95 / 339 84 97
Fax - 57 2 333 04 94 / 333 48 95
A. A. 25360 Cali