Mexico

UNESCO “Cecilia Braslavsky Chair in Teacher Training for Innovation in Education" (1006), established in 2012 at the Pedagogical National University (Mexico).

Fields/Disciplines

Education policy, intercultural diversity, sciences and arts, information technologies and teacher training.

Objectives

The specific objectives of this Chair are to:

  • establish a regional mapping of the current status of teacher education policies and educational innovations;
  • facilitate comparative research or educational practices, institutional management and the impact of gender equality policies on the educational
  • system by reinforcing the links between researchers in the Latin American and the Caribbean region;
  • stimulate various innovative teacher education projects in order to build a platform that will allow the development and sharing of research in education programmes at a post-graduate level; and,
  • constitute an international network that will concentrate research projects concerning teacher training programmes, thus fostering the exchange of knowledge and good practices in a North-South-South dynamic.

Host Institution

Universidad Pedagógica Nacional (Mexico)

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Education, UNESCO Office in Mexico

Contact: Professor Dra Sylvia Beatriz Ortega Salazar, Rector

Universidad Pedagógica Nacional

Carretera al Ajusco, 24, Col. Héroes de Padiesrna, Delegación Tlalpán

14200 Mexico