Maite Uribe, President of the Teresian Association, participated in the XVIII Training Conference organized by InteRed that took place in Madrid the weekend of September24-24.
Maria Leonor Romero Ochoa has been honored by the Ministry of Education of Peru with the following award: “Palmas magisteriales en el Grado de Amauta.” This is the highest recognition that a teacher may receive in Peru for his/her professional itinerary in favor of education in the country. Elsa Tueros, presents the profile of this great educator.
Organized by EDIW (Education for an interdependent world) and as part of the "Roots and Wings" project (Capacity Building Erasmus +), a training Seminar was held in Rome from July 18 to July 23. The training focused on some of the current social challenges in Europe such as: employment, inclusion, education and participation for all. The proposal seeks to promote participation of young people to address them. Each of the challenges was analyzed in small groups and in plenary sessions. Diogo Silva, Sara Cascais, and Silvia Rosa wrote this communication.
DARE+ is not just the name of the project that brought together fifty people from six countries and very different backgrounds to Brussels the week of July 11-16. DARE+ is also an invitation to believe -and make others believe- in the European Project that, despite its flaws and imperfections, we all know and love.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic.
On August 9, 2016, the National Council of Higher Education, Science and Technology, of Dominican Republic, approved the establishment of Pedro Poveda Higher Institute of Educational Studies (ISEP, in Spanish) proposed by Poveda Cultural Center, a pioneer in teacher training in the public sector in vulnerable contexts, and educational research, since 1985.
BETHLEHEM, Holy Land.
More than a hundred young people, from 1st to 10th graders, participated in the summer camp organized by the Pontifical Mission Library with the theme "Family and Environment" that took place from July 11 to August 5.
SAN SEBASTIÁN, Spain.
The Conference of the University-Research group of the Teresian Association (TA) took place in San Sebastian, European Capital of Culture 2016, from August 25-29. The theme of the conference was inspired by one aspect of Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si: "Caring for the Earth: economy and population."