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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
July 2019
  Newsletter # 02
Ministers of Education approve the Antigua and Barbuda Action Plan 2019 and announce scholarship opportunities for youth in the region
The highest educational authorities approved on July 9,  at the OAS headquarters, the Action Plan of Antigua and Barbuda 2019, which will promote the implementation of the Inter-American Educational Agenda (AEI) . It was at this meeting that the ministers of Colombia and Antigua and Barbuda launched new opportunities for academic scholarships, as well as Structuralia , a postgraduate training school, that committed 3,400 scholarships in engineering, construction, energy and technology areas, thus promoting greater options for continuing professional training in the region.
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OAS-SICA promote opportunities for academic scholarships to Central American university students
In order to strengthen the dialogue and collaboration with regional organizations, members of the DHDEE team held a webinar with SICA officials where the different OAS scholarship opportunities for academic and professional development targeted to university students were presented.
>>Access the Presentation (Spanish)
Teacher training will benefit more than 9,000 children from vulnerable environments in Guyana and Barbados
On May 24 and July 9 at the OAS Headquarters in Washington DC the beginning of the implementation of the OAS-ProFuturo program with Guyana and Barbados  was announced. These programs will make possible to improve educational quality through digital education in highly vulnerable environments in the Caribbean where teachers will be trained in the use of technologies and the incorporation of innovative methodologies in their primary classes with the support of the Educational Portal of the Americas of the DHDEE.
Intersectoral Workshop on "Skills of the Future" concludes with the identification of lessons learned and policy recommendations
On  May 16 and 17th, in Santiago, Chile, the Intersectorial Workshop on "Skills of the Future: Coordination between Ministries of Education and Labor  was held with the participation of 18 countries represented by said Ministries. 
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ITEN continues promoting the teaching profession in STEM in the region
The Inter-American Teacher Education Network (ITEN) continues promoting the improvement of teaching policies and practices in STEM. Find out about their latest activities and actions!
NEW SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AND PROFESSIONAL TRAINING IN THE REGION AND IN THE WORLD!
BRAZIL: Coimbra Group of Brazilian Universities
 
MEXICO: National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT)
 
ISRAEL: International Galilee Management Institute (GIMI)
 
UNITED STATES: The University of South Carolina Aiken
SPAIN: International University of La Rioja (UNIR)
(online)
 
SPAIN: Complutense University of Madrid (UCM)
(online)
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EVENTS,  ACTIVITIES AND ACADEMIC PROGRAMS IN EDUCATION AND LABOR
OAS: ITEN Teacher Fellowship Workshops & Annual Seminar
August 15-22, 2019
Lima, Peru
CAEI: Congress of the Americas on International Education
October 23-25, 2019
Bogota, Colombia
OAS-FLACSO-Argentina: "Online Postgraduate Course on Youth, Education and Work ..."
August 9 to December 12, 2019
(in Spanish)

    

  10 full scholarships available!
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 PUBLICATIONS
OAS-ITEN: "Strengthening the Teaching Profession ..."

    
OAS: "Results of the Intersectorial Workshop on Skills of the Future ..."
     
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