World teaching conference under way in Havana

Campaign News | Wednesday, 31 January 2007

International educators debate in Cuba

Havana, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Three forums and 18 symposiums are part of the many scientific and informational activities in which more than 5,500 delegates are discussing educational problems of significance, at the 2007 International Pedagogue Congress taking place in Havana.

Among the symposiums are "Education of Formation of Values," "General and Integral Culture," "Environmental Education for Sustainable Development" and "Sexual Education, Family, Women and Gender Equality." Pedagogia 2007, a scientific program designed in correspondence with the interest to seek forms of cooperation in research, will also materialize a meeting of university participants of the Andres Bello Agreement, and a meeting of the Association of Latin American and Caribbean Educators.

Speakers until February 2 include Cuban National Assembly President Ricardo Alarcon, Cuban Public Health Minister Jose Ramon Balaguer, and Jose Juan Ortiz, UNICEF representative in Cuba.

Delegates are also visiting various education, sports and cultural centers and institutions of higher learning in Cuba.

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