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March 15, 2021

Leading Education: Forming Leaders of Change

As part of its Custom Programs partnerships, LALP is collaborating with the Varkey Foundation (Argentina) and Leading Education for the first time to offer a program to young leaders between the ages of 20 and 35 dedicated to enacting changes in educational systems. This program combines theoretical training in fundamental disciplines of the educational sector with methodological tools to enable change through intervention in different work environments.  

Leading Education: Forming Leaders of Change
Leading Education: Forming Leaders of Change

This four-month program offers training guided by a selection of international professionals with distinguished experience in the educational sector. Among these seasoned professionals is Ricardo Ernst, director of LALP, who will be participating as a guest lecturer in the first edition of this program as part of LALP's Custom Programs. A training itinerary is proposed that covers the main characteristics of Latin American educational systems through a combination of expository classes, moments of exchange between students and protagonists, and challenges related to the tasks that students will have to carry out. 

In addition to learning about leadership and effective policies in education, participants in the program will have the opportunity to join a network made up of 200 other participants from over 15 different Latin American countries. 

Leading Education invites students to be part of a network with influence on the region's educational agenda and become leaders of change who, by getting involved today, can transform what awaits tomorrow. 

The program will run synchronously, every two weeks, on Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m. ARG / 4:00 p.m. MEX and Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. ARG / 8:00 a.m. MEX. This training is complemented with meetings as well as individual and group projects conducted asynchronously throughout the week. 

To learn more about Leading Education and sign up for its program, visit