Past Event

Teacher Training & BNCC | Columbia Global Dialogues

March 13, 2018
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
FGV Cultural Center (Praia de Botafogo, 186 - Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro)

Columbia Global Centers | Rio de Janeiro, FGV EBAPE / CEIPE, the Lemann Foundation, and Columbia University’s Teachers College will host the event TEACHER TRAINING AND BNCC (Brazil's National Common Core) on Tuesday, March 13, to discuss the challenges faced in implementing a new common core and teacher training program in Brazil.

The event will feature Susan Fuhrman, President of Columbia’s Teachers College, Claudia Costin, Director of CEIPE (the Center for Excellence and Innovation of Education Policies), as well as many other key figures in the field of education in Brazil and around the world.

Moderated by the Brazilian journalist Fábio Takahashi (Folha de São Paulo) and Camila Pereira, Director of the Lemann Foundation, the event’s panels will cover topics related to initial and continuing education, BNCC's approval as a revolutionary movement, and the development of socio-emotional skills in teachers.

The event also celebrates Columbia Global Centers | Rio de Janeiro's 5th anniversary and launches the first Columbia Global Dialogues, a series of events dedicated to promoting the exchange of knowledge on issues of extreme relevance for Brazil in a global context.




14:00 - Opening and Welcome Remarks

Claudia Costin
Director, CEIPE (Center for Excellence and Innovation on Educational Policies)

Thomas Trebat
Director, Columbia Global Centers | Rio de Janeiro


14:20 - Teacher Training for curricula implementation worldwide

Claudia Costin interviews Susan Fuhrman, President of Teachers College, Columbia University


15:00 - Panel 1: Pre-Service Teacher Education and the implementation of BNCC (Brazil’s National Common Core)
Moderator: Fábio Takahashi, Columbia Journalism School alum and journalist from Folha de São Paulo


Susan Fuhrman
President of Teachers College, Columbia University

Maria Helena Guimarães de Castro
Executive Secretary, Ministry of Education

Paula Louzano
Universidad Diego Portales - via video

Miguel Thompson
Executive Director, Instituto Singularidades


16:00 - Coffee-break


16:20 - Panel 2: Professional Development for in-service teachers and the implementation of BNCC (Brazil’s National Common Core)
Moderator: Camila Pereira, Director at Lemann Foundation

Claudia Costin
Director, CEIPE

Tonia Casarin
Teachers College alumna; socio-emotional skills and abilities expert

José Edmilson da Silva, Former Director at Ginásio Experimental Olímpico


17:20 - Q&A


18:20 - Teachers College and Lemann Foundation partnership announcement


18:20 - Closing remarks and Conclusion

Claudia Costin
Director, CEIPE

Thomas Trebat
Director, Columbia Global Centers | Rio de Janeiro


19:00 - Celebratory cocktail


*Program is subject to change.