Pueblito Canada is an international development agency that delivers transformative education through collaborative partnerships for children and youth in the Americas.
November 1, 2013
15 educators from Toronto gathered to hear about the teacher exchange that Pueblito facilitated in Pearl Lagoon, Nicaragua last August. The 4 returned participants put on a presentation about the North-South Dialogue. Then the whole group discussed challenges in multi-cultural, multi-lingual education and the different educational contexts in Nicaragua and Canada. Are you interested in joining us in Nicaragua next year? Contact us and we’ll keep you informed of next years trip. For more info click here.
Check out the latest blog posts from our interns in Nicaragua.
October 21, 2013
Our Voices Toolkit for Inclusive Education is now Available
The Our Voices in School Project is a one-year pilot project that produced a relevant, high-quality toolkit, based on the stories and experiences of 10 Latino-Hispanic students and developed in consultation with teachers in the TCDSB. It contains lesson plans and professional development resources that are designed to help educators create more inclusive and diverse classrooms that better engage Latino-Hispanic secondary school students. Check out the finished Our Voices in Schools Toolkit.
October 10, 2013
The North-South Educator Dialogue was a Huge Success!
In August five Canadian educators went to Nicaragua to exchange strategies for intercultural education with teacher from Pearl Lagoon in Nicaragua. This exchange greatly strengthens Pueblito’s work in the MyBEST program which is improving biligual, multicultural education on Nicaragua’s atlantic coast. Check out videos and testimonies from participants here!
October 6, 2013
2nd Annual Global Education Award – Nominations Deadline: Dec 15
Casa Canadiense and Pueblito Canada are pleased to announce their joint award, to recognize exemplary endeavour in the field of Global Education in Canada. For more information about the award and nominations click here. Nominations should be e-mailed to email@example.com . Questions and comments about the award can also be sent to this e-address.
NOTE: The deadline has been extended until December 15, 2013.
October 1, 2013
Intensive Teacher Training with FUNARTE
In September, Pueblito and FUNARTE organized a 5-day intensive workshop in art-based, holistic education for teachers from Pearl Lagoon and Estelí in Nicaragua and El Triunfo, in Guatemala. Check out a testimonial from teacher Santos Tzorin Jalajuj about how this experience will change his approach to the classroom and great video about the whole experience made by our intern Stéphanie Keller-Busque.
August 20, 2013
Exploring Possible Amalgamation
Pueblito is exploring the possibility of amalgamating with our long-term partner, Casa Canadiense. Please read this important message from the President of our board, Michael O’Sullivan for more information. As new information becomes available we will keep you informed through our website. Please let us know what you think of this possibility by contacting us.