Chile

Comparative Education and Social Change

Lecturers

LECTURERS TYPICALLY INCLUDE:

Miguel Caro Ramos, PhD Candidate

Miguel teaches history, geography and civic education. He has a bachelor’s degree in education and a master’s degree in Education with a major in curriculum. He obtained certifications at the Universidad Metropolitana de Ciencias de la Educación (UMCE). His master’s thesis focused on the analysis of the Chilean curriculum reform of the 1990s. He has taught in the school system and in the university system, as well as advising schools and educational research projects, especially in the field of curriculum and didactics. He has extensive experience in the use of qualitative research methodologies in education and user-level computer tools, in the formulation of curricular designs of careers and study programs and in career accreditation. He has also used his knowledge in leadership, educational management and teaching, both in the school and university system (initial teacher training); in continuing teacher training and consulting to educational institutions. In addition to publishing several articles in books and magazines, he was a research assistant for the book Historia del Siglo XX chileno: Sofía Correa y otros autores. (Editorial Sudamericana 2001).

Felipe Adolfo Pimentel Bravo, MA
Felipe is an adjunct professor at the Instituto de Filosofía, Universidad Católica Silva Henríquez and holds a BA in history with a major in political science. He is professor of history, geography and social sciences at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso. He also holds a master’s degree in Latin American social and political studies from the Universidad Alberto Hurtado. He has served as director of the student participation unit at the Alberto Hurtado University and director of  Citizenship, Participation, and Democracy at the CREA Foundation. He has written several articles including “Tendencias del comportamiento electoral en el Chile postautoritario. A bibliographical discussion” in Encrucijada Americana.

Nora Gluz, PhD Candidate
Nora received her master’s degree in social science and education from the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences in Argentina. She received a bachelor of science in education at the University of Buenos Aires and is currently pursuing a doctorate in education at the same university. Nora is also a researcher and teacher and has published articles and books on education in Argentina.

María Teresa Rojas, PhD
María Teresa is an academic at the Department of Educational Policies, Faculty of Education, Universidad Alberto Hurtado. She holds a PhD in educational sciences from Catholic University of Chile in co-supervision with the René Descartes University-Paris 5. Her areas of academic interest are educational policies and sociology of school; subjectivity and decisions of school actors; analysis of the segmentation/inclusion of the Chilean school system from different perspectives, including social inclusion and social mix in schools, LGBTQ inclusion in educational contexts, and the inclusion of migrant students in municipal schools. She has written several articles published in magazines such as the Journal of Latin American Educational Research.

Liliana Pascual, PhD
Liliana received her doctorate in educational sciences and her master’s degree in sociology from the Department of Philosophy and Letters at the University of Buenos Aires. She also has a master’s degree in English language instruction from the Cambridge Institute of English Culture. She is also the quality manager for Argentina’s Ministry of Education.

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