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The International Conference on Education, Saint Augustine, Teacher for the 21st century is an international research and academic dissemination project of UNICERVANTES in alliance with the Augustinian Institute at VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY.

Its mission is to circulate studies, ideas and experiences on education around the contributions of Augustinian thought within different thematic lines: education models, educational management, humanistic education, didactic values and virtues, social innovation in education, educational welfare and pastoral care.

The Conference will feature high quality lectures by international experts in the areas of education and Augustinian thought:

Themes:

Augustinian thought and educational models:

Research and theoretical reflection on studies, current movements, works or outstanding authors that relate Augustinian thought and educational models.

Educational management and its interconnection with humanistic education:

Management experiences of Augustinian educational centers, success cases, curricula of humanistic subjects, implementation of the Augustinian chair, etc.

Didactics of values and virtues:

Methodologies and teaching tools, classroom strategies, pedagogical activities, virtual pedagogy, technology for education, etc.

Social innovation in education:

Approaches, studies or experiences in which Augustinian thought is connected with education for social commitment, community, the common good, justice, political action, inclusion, solidarity, etc.

Educational welfare and pastoral:

Experiences in the psychological or spiritual context in which Augustinian thought is projected on institutional well-being, academic community life quality, prevention of student desertion, accompaniment to students' difficulties, growth in the experience of God, etc.

Call for papers

 

The International Conference on Education, Saint Augustine, Teacher for the 21st century is an international research and academic dissemination project of UNICERVANTES in alliance with the Augustinian Institute at VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY.

Its mission is to circulate studies, ideas and experiences on education around the contributions of Augustinian thought within different thematic lines: education models, educational management, humanistic education, didactic values and virtues, social innovation in education, educational welfare and pastoral care.

Lead Speakers

The Conference will feature high quality lectures by international experts in the areas of education and Augustinian thought:

Fr. Allan D. Fitzgerald, OSA

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Mons. Oscar Urbina

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Fr. Enrique Eguiarte, OAR

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Prof. Timothy Hanchin

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Mons. Luis Fernando Rodríguez Velázquez

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Hubertus Drobne

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Fr. Gary McCloskey OSA

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Prof. Manuel Palacio

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Prof. Javier Fernando Fonseca

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Fr. Mauricio Saavedra, OSA

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Javier Nicolás González Camargo

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Andrew P. Batayola, OSA

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Joseph Farrell, OSA

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Sean Innerst

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Schools

 

Academic Event
Education for the Future
Proposal for High Schools

The Congress has a particular section devoted to high schools and especially to 11th graders called Your Future Education. This is the occasion to reflect upon the importance of academic processes for personal and professional development of all attendees. It is also a networking opportunity for youngsters to interact with peers and professionals from different areas that can illustrate the challenges young people who are ready to start their university life face.

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Contact

Contact Information

UNICERVANTES

Email: congresoeducacion@unicervantes.edu.co

Phone: (57)315 6169443

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Location

North Campus UNICERVANTES