"The wonderful adventure of children learning for themselves"
Santiago, June 10, 2011 at Espacio Riesco from 09h15 to 14h30.
The Education Seminar "The wonderful adventure of children learning for themselves, " seeks to provide a new insight into emerging methods of teaching and learning incorporating the use of ICT, allowing children to experiment, explore and research in a cooperative and collaborative, learning how to share and teach each other.
PhD. Physics, Research and technology education teacher at the University of Newcastle, UK.
Scientific Director Emeritus of the Center for Research in Cognitive Systems, NIIT Ltd., India, the largest multinational training and software services company, responsible for all the innovations in education, computer applications, media and technology communications.
Recognized as the creator of the "Hole in the Wall", which prove that children learn computers easily without any formal training. Sugata called it "Minimally Invasive Education. "
8:15 Reception and Accreditation - Welcome Coffee
9:15 Opening Remarks
9:20 Opening Remarks - Dinorah Lares Bigott, Vice CetHums Foundation
9:30 The possibilities and limits of self-learning of children and young people in new technologies and the redefinition of the role of teachers
Alfredo Rojas, Program Officer for School Leadership Network Coordinator UNESCO Santiago Regional Bureau for Education in Latin America and the Caribbean
10:05 One to One Learning
Eugenio Severin, Senior Education Division Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
10:40 Opening remarks
Pradeep K. Kapur, India's Ambassador in Chile
10:45 "Hole in the Wall" (HIW) and "Else Method"
Dr. Sugata Mitra, Academic School of Education and Science Communication
Language of Newcastle University, UK
11:55 Exhibition of experience with Computer and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in schools
12:30 Roundtable. Questions and answers
14h20 Closing and Closing Address
More information: http://www.educacionemergente.org/