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Department of Human Development, Education and Employment (DHDEE)
Executive Secretariat for Integral Development


Landing political agendas on education and employment in concrete actions of hemispheric cooperation and integral development
September 2019
  Newsletter # 03
ITEN annual Teacher Fellows Workshop and Seminar successfully concluded
A total of nearly 100 attendees from 16 OAS Member States, many of them traveling abroad for the first time, took part in the ITEN Workshop and Annual Seminar from August 15 to 22, 2019. Six Project Teams showcased advancements toward the improvement of STEM teacher education in the Americas, and 36 ITEN Teacher Fellows participated in more than 40 hours of professional development.
>>Read more
Teacher trainers and principals began training in Guyana and Barbados
As part of the work of the Educational Portal of the Americas and within the framework of the OAS-ProFuturo program, officials of the Ministry of Education, school directors and teacher trainers of Guyana, began their training sessions on the appropriation of technology with uses pedagogical, leadership and educational innovation, while Barbados educational leaders met in Bridgetown to learn about educational innovation.
Rowe Fund launches Financial Aid Guide for studies in the United States
The Financial Aid Guide presents a useful list of scholarship and loan opportunities classified by OAS member country. Likewise, the Rowe Fund is receiving interest-free student loan applications for Fall 2019 university studies.
More than 2,000 scholarships awarded during the first half of 2019
Seeking to assist member states in the pursuit of their integral development goals through human resource development, the OAS Scholarship and Training Program awarded during the first semester of 2019 a total of 2,038 academic and professional scholarships beneffiting  all 34 OAS countries, hoping to reach at least 3,000 by the end of the year.
>> See page 27 in the
OAS Semiannual Report
 
Stillman College and McGill University join the OAS Scholarship Consortium
On July 17 and 30, Stillman College (United States) and McGill University (Canada) signed cooperation agreements with the OAS in a shared and coordinated effort to strengthen education and human development in the Americas.
>> Check the University Consortium
Port officials benefit from scholarship and professional development opportunities
During the first half of 2019, the Secretariat of the Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP) awarded a total 85 scholarships for certified professional development courses granted to port officials from 30 Member States, and made possible that 176 Port officers from 21 Member States were exposed to successful practices Competitiveness, Logistics and Innovation in the Port Sector.
>> See page 24 in the OAS Semiannual Report
NEW SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AND PROFESSIONAL TRAINING IN THE REGION AND IN THE WORLD!
ISRAEL: International Galilee Management Institute (GIMI)
UNITED STATES: The University of South Carolina Aiken
BELGIUM: Cullen International
SPAIN:EADIC
(in Spanish)
SPAIN: STRUCTURALIA
(in Spanish)
UNITED STATES: Colorado State University
>>Check more opportunities
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Joan Pamela Sanabria
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MBA INCAE-Costa Rica
EVENTS,  ACTIVITIES AND ACADEMIC PROGRAMS IN EDUCATION AND LABOR
OAS: Course for teachers on Pedagogical Strategies for the Development of Critical Thinking
(Available from September 21 to November 21, 2019)
   
CAEI: Conference of the Americas on International Education
October 23-25, 2019
Bogota, Colombia
UNESCO: Regional Partners Forum for Latin America and the Caribbean
October 3-4, 2019
Panama, Panama
GCUB: XII General Assembly and XI Coimbra Group International Seminar
October 28 to 31, 2019
Manaus, Brazil
OAS-Labor: Meeting of the Working Groups and 1st Preparatory of the XXI IACML
December 3-5, 2019
Quito, Ecuador
HEMISPHERIC COOPERATION IN EDUCATION AND LABOR THEMES
In Education: 
Inter-American Committee on Education (CIE)
In Labor:
Inter-American Network for Labor Administration (RIAL)
RECENT PUBLICATION
OAS-ITEN: "May - August, 2019 Report"

       
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