02.11.2017 - UNESCO Office in Santiago

Invitation to the presentation of the Latin American results of the Civic and Citizenship Education Study (ICCS) 2016

The data corresponding to Latin America from the ICCS 2016 study on Civic and Citizenship Education will be released during a regional event by the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) organized in collaboration with the Regional Bureau for Education in Latin America and the Caribbean (OREALC/UNESCO Santiago)

The launch will be broadcast live through online streaming on Wednesday, November 8 from 10 to 12 a.m. (-3 UTC, Continental Chile). Those interested in following this event must register in advance.

The presentation will begin with the international participation of Dirk Hastedt, Executive Director of IEA, and Atilio Pizarro, Section Chief of Planning, Management, Monitoring and Evaluation of OREALC/UNESCO Santiago, who will speak about the importance of ICCS in the region and its relationship with SDG 4 / E2030 Sustainable Development Goals. Subsequently, Dr. Wolfram Schulz, Research Director of ICCS-ACER, will discuss the international perspective of the Latin American results, analyzing the results of the 5 participating countries of this region: Peru, Chile, Dominican Republic, Mexico and Colombia.

This international event will be a good opportunity to discuss and understand the challenges posed by the 4th Sustainable Development Goal (Education), which establishes the Educational Agenda for 2030, especially in regards to the goal on education for global and local citizenship.

Furthermore, the event will be attended by researcher Cristián Cox, member of the ICCS 2016 Project Advisory Committee, as well as ICCS 2016 national research coordinators: Elisa Salinas, from Chile; Ancell Scheker Mendoza, from Dominican Republic; and María Teresa Estefanía Sánchez, from Peru, who will provide their local perspective.


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