Webcast: Global Latino Education Advocacy Days Summit

Submitted by UTSA-CEHD on March 18, 2015 - 3:51pm

Replay videos:  UTSA College of Education and Human Development hosted the Global Latino Education Advocacy Days Summit on March 26, 2015. Scroll down to replay videos from the event.

The purpose of the Global LEAD Summit is to bring much needed attention and discussion to critical issues in Latino education worldwide. This year’s Global LEAD will focus in engaging dialogue to help create bridges between Latino Education in Latin American and the U.S. Representatives from several ministries of education will be in attendance. The event will include participants attending from across the country and the world via NOWCastSA's live webcast: Thanks to the underwriting support of UTSA anyone can watch the entire event live or replay the video later right here on this page.

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The summit organizers aim to establish a formal Researcher-Practitioner Partnership in Global Educational Research.  The intent of this international research team will be to:.

  • Make a collective commitment to identify and investigate relevant educational issues
  • Make joint decisions to develop innovative models that will lead to improving student achievement, social and behavioral development
  • Build an international alliance between researchers and participants in the planning, implementation, and dissemination of the research process, findings, and sustainability (development and implementation of future research projects)

The summit will include four panels and a morning and an afternoon of plenaries, which will be organized into research areas: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM), biliteracy/ESL/TESOL, teaching/pedagogy, arts and education; immigration/migration, community development, and publication and dissemination. Representatives from different countries will form part of each panel ensuring that different sectors of the world will be able to discuss some of the initiatives within those research fields. Emmy award-winning actor Tony Plana will present the keynote address on the arts and education. See the full program schedule below, and click here to learn more about the summit or register to this free event attend.

Learn more about LEAD in this video: