UNESCO Chair on Teacher Training and Reading/Writing Research (972), established in 2012 at Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (Dominican Republic)
Teacher training and research into reading and writing.
The specific objectives of this Chair are to:
- carry out research into teaching reading and writing within the context of improving pedagogy and learning in schools, and to identify and disseminate good practices in this field;
- design innovative strategies to strengthen initial and in-service teacher training programmes, and to promote mother-tongue literacy and instruction;
- organize scientific events to facilitate networking and the exchange of good practices among academics and policy and decision-makers, as well as relevant local and international stakeholders; and,
- cooperate closely with relevant national, regional and global organizations to achieve the above objectives.
UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network
Education; UNESCO Office La Havana
Contact: Dr Liliana Montenegro, Project leader
Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra
Apartado Postal 822, Autopista Duarte Km 1 ½
Santiago de los Caballeros
Phone: (809) 580-1962 Ext. 4398-4534
Fax: (809) 734-3404
E-mail: montenegro(at)pucmmsti.edu.do; montenegroliliana(at)hotmail.com