Santiago.- As part of the Latin American Forum’s sixth regional gathering on the New Virtual Technologies Educa Caribe, the Cisneros Foundation hosted a dissertation on the education of the future.
For its part, the Tropicalia Foundation participated with executives of the foundations Estrella, Sur Futuro and of the University for Adults (UAPA) in a discussion on the role of private business in education.
In the Forum, organized by the FUNGLODE foundation and held in UAPA’s Santiago campus, the Cisneros Foundation also hosted four workshops of the Teachers in Education Update Program, an initiative designed for grade school teachers in Latin America.
Program Director Irene Hardy said the courses and workshops held twice a year are headed by professionals are free of charge, and focus on the striking changes in education technologies.
“Formidable changes have taken place In the scope of Information and Communication Technologies which impact education and the teaching-learning process in particular; since yesterday’s less dynamic educative contexts give way to contexts of accelerated transformation.”