World Teachers to Attend International Congress in Cuba

World Teachers to Attend International Congress in Cuba

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Prensa Latina

Delegates from Latin America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and United States will attend the 16th International Pedagogy Congress 2019, announced Thursady the organizers of the event.

The Congress, scheduled to be in Havana February 4-8, will meet professors and researchers from Angola, Mozambique, South Africa, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, China, France, Spain, Italy and the United States, among others. According to statements to the press by the president of the scientific committee of the Congress, Eva Escalona, the most represented countries will be Mexico, Colombia and Ecuador. Escalona explained that the event includes symposiums and panels, and is expected to present more than 1,500 works of foreign and national delegates. As a novelty -she clarified- the meeting will reserve a space for a forum on the relationship of companies with the educational world, as well as the impact of their products in the various levels of education. According to Escalona, the meeting includes keynote speeches by the Minister of Education, Ena Elsa Velazquez, and the Higher Education Minister, Jose Ramon Saborido, as well as the Brazilian theologian Frei Betto. Congress will dedicate a panel to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro (1926-2016), and will also show Cuba's results in environmental education and quality in teaching, she added. The event, which will address various aspects of education such as infant, special, primary and higher education, among others, will recognize Cuba's best research teachers. The event aims to socialize scientific results and good practices of the work of thousands of education professionals who contribute with their work to the fulfillment of the Sustainable Development Objectives of Agenda 2030, the organizers said.