The Regional Bureau for Education in Latin America and the Caribbean, (OREALC/UNESCO Santiago) and the Center for Improvement, Experimentation and Pedagogical Research of the Ministry of Education of Chile, are organizing this meeting in the context of the Education 2030 Agenda and its Framework for Action, adopted in November 2015 by the UNESCO General Conference in Paris.
The event will take place in the Raúl Prebisch Room, at the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), from 9 to 11 August. It will be opened by the Education Minister of Chile, Adriana Delpiano, the Education Minister of Honduras, Marlon Escoto, the Director of OREALC/UNESCO Santiago, Jorge Sequeira, and the Deputy Executive Secretary of ECLAC, Antonio Prado.
The meeting will gather Deputy Ministers of Education from Latina America and the Caribbean and representatives of top-level regional education institutions in the fields of assessment of learning achievements and teachers.
Through policy dialogue on teaching and learning, the objective of the meeting is to share and disseminate latest information, experiences and contributions, and address the challenges of the region in these areas, bearing in mind the implementation of the E2030 Agenda, aimed at achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG-4), to ‘ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all’.