Fielding Graduate University News

Faculty member visits schools in Cuba

Posted by Sylvia Williams on Fri, Mar 16, 2012

Kathy Tiner, PhD, a facudescribe the imagelty member in Fielding’s School of Educational Leadership & Change, recently traveled to Cuba for a ten-day educational exploration. In collaboration with the Cuban Association of Educators, seventeen U.S. educators joined the Busquedas Investigativas (Investigating the Practice of Education) and visited Cuban universities, institutes of pedagogy, and K-12 schools.

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In sessions with faculty, parents, and students, Tiner created space for open communication and the exchange of ideas with those involved in all levels of education. She and her Cuban peers recognized many similarities between their two educational systems and found much to learn from each other.

 

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