Foro Educativo Nacional

When: November 3-4, 2017
Where: Bogotá, Colombia
Institution: Foro Educativo Nacional
Facilitator: Doris Sommer


On November 3 and 4, 2017, Doris Sommer gave the keynote address at the Foro Educativo Nacional, Educación para la Paz (National Education Forum, Education for Peace) in Bogotá, hosted by the Ministry of Education. In her keynote lecture, “Educar es sembrar la paz” (To Educate Is to Sow Peace), Doris discussed the importance of literacy, art, and innovation in citizen formation. Over 1,000 teachers from across Colombia attended the forum, and 100 attendees participated in four Pre-Texts mini-workshops during which they read excerpts from Prometeo Encadenado (Prometheus Unbound).

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