Mistral Scholars Prepare to Depart for Chile

On Friday of this week (November 6), the 100K Strong-Mistral Scholars depart for Chile. They will partner will Centro GaM, Fundacion Iguales, student movements, a network of school leaders, and Universidad Alberto Hurtado to understand pedagogies of social transformation. Locate us throughout the week via participants’ posts on Twitter with the tag  #Learn_Chile , or follow department posts @CLAS_TXST

Project LEARN-Chile will host an open conference, co-sponsored by Texas State University and Universidad Alberto Hurtado, on the theme of Social Transformation and Justice through Education: Citizens Changing the World on Thursday, 12 November.

Scholars will also participate in seminars at the Universidad Alberto Hurtado and attend the 3rd annual encuentro of Populusaurio, a public meeting of citizens’ groups and NGO’s working for democratic participation in creating an inclusive and just society. En tu cabeza hay un pais!

Populusaurio 7 Nov 2015 Santiago

 

100K Strong – Gabriela Mistral Scholars Announced

Texas State University’s Project LEARN-Chile is proud to announce the 100K Strong-Gabriela Mistral Scholars. These 18 scholars are Ph.D. in Education students studying School Improvement or Adult, Professional & Community Education at the university. Competitively selected from a larger applicant pool, the scholars are funded by the 100K Strong Innovation Fund to participate in educational research as service learning in Chile in the Fall 2015 semester. Their empirical research study, designed through the Seminar in International Educational Research, investigates multiple forms of public pedagogy in Chile through transnational fieldwork.

See the full press release for more information.