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Learning 21st Century Schools - Regional Workshops
Regional Workshops

In this section you will find the programs and presentations of all the workshops organized under the Learning in 21st Century Schools project.


XII Regional Workshop / Montevideo, Uruguay / October 24th to 27th, 2017

  1. United Kingdom: PPP in the education sector – The Jo Richardson Community School Case* – Javier Encinas, HM Treasury and Cabinet Office, Reino Unido
  2. Uruguay: PPP in School Infrastructure* – Mario Corrales, Administración Nacional de Educación Pública
  3. Jamaica: Institutional Arrangement of Public Private Partnership – Schools Energy Efficiency and Solar Project Case – Marcia Phillips Dawkins, National Education Trust
  4. Brazil: Performance Indicators and Monitoring – The Belo Horizonte Case – Gustavo Kummer, PBH Ativos S.A.
  5. Mexico: Performance Indicators and Payment Mechanism – The Case of the University Campus of the Universidad Politécnica de San Luis Potosí* – Igor León, Universidad Politécnica de San Luis Potosí
  6. Canada: P3’s – Alberta Schools Alternative Procurement (ASAP) – Tracy Allen, Capital Planning
  7. United States: Public- Private Partnerships and School Community Participation – The J.F. Oyster Bilingual Elementary School – Mary Filardo, 21st Century School Fund
  8. Mexico: Escuelas al CIEN – Certificates of National Education Infrastructure* – Eduardo González, Secretaria de Hacienda y Crédito Público
  9. School Infrastructure Regional Census (CIER)* – Mabel Gutiérrez, Cámara de Comercio de Barranquilla

*Presentations in Spanish

XI Regional Workshop / Bridgetown, Barbados / March 28th to 31st, 2017

1. Mechanisms for school maintenance - Experience of the United States

2. Mechanisms for school maintenance - Experience of Latin America and the Caribbean

3. Financing of school infrastructure maintenance

4. Improving management systems for school maintenance

5. School infrastructure regulations and standards

6. Evaluation of school infrastructure and learning environments

*Presentations are in Spanish


X Regional Workshop / Copán Ruinas, Honduras / October 25th to 28th, 2016.

1. Community-based school construction

2. School construction materials

3. Alternative financing models for school infrastructure

4. Project delivery methodologies for school construction

IX Regional Workshop / Santiago, Chile / April 5th to 7th, 2016.

1. Linking school facilities to student success – Frank Locker, Frank Locker Educational Planning

2. Design and Practice – Harry Daniels, University of Oxford

3. School infrastructure planning - Experience of the region

Bogota* (Colombia)

      Dominican Republic*       Honduras*       Trinidad and Tobago

El Salvador*

      Jamaica       Uruguay*

Costa Rica*

      Guatemala*       Peru*


*Presentations are in Spanish


VIII Regional Workshop - Second Phase Kick-off / Antigua, Guatemala / September 29th to October 1st, 2015

  1. Managing school infrastructure programs and projects: A perspective from OECD countries – Alastair Blyth
  2. School building modernization in Portugal – Alastair Blyth
  3. Alberta’s School Capital Program – Michael Ediger
  4.  Implementation of the School Infrastructure Regional Census tool* – Barranquilla Chamber of Commerce
  5. Comparative analysis of school infrastructure planning and management systems - Fundación IDEA 

*Presentations are in Spanish


VII Regional Workshop - First Phase Closure / Washington, D.C. / December 9th and 10th, 2014.

  1. School infrastructure Census* - Barranquilla Chamber of Commerce 
  2. Pedagogical advancements and school infrastructure* – Luis Benavidades 
  3. Standards and regulations for school infrastructure construction* – Andrea Bardone & Carlos Gargiulo 
  4. Comfort conditions in the classroom* – Gustavo San Juan
  5. Best practices for school infrastructure maintenance* – Alberto Treves
  6. School infrastructure risk management to prevent damage from natural disasters* – Fernando Ulloa Rodríguez

VI Regional Workshop / Barranquilla, Colombia / May 5th to 8th, 2014.

1. Regional school infrastructure census* – Barranquilla Chamber of Commerce

a. Introduction and basic concepts

b. Data collection methodology

c. Data entry

d. Categorization methodology

e. Technical management

f. Introduction to data analysis

g. Costs simulation

2. Advances in the environmental audit and energy analysis* – Gustavo San Juan

a. Part 1

b. Part 2

*Presentations are in Spanish


V Regional Workshop / Panama City, Panama / October 7th to 11th, 2013

1. General Overview* - Carlos Gargiulo

2. School infrastructure and learning: literature review* – Ana Cuesta

3. Creativity in school designs* – Alberto Treves

4. Information System for school infrastructure - Mexico* – Marco Morales

IV Regional Workshop / Montego Bay, Jamaica / March 11th to 15th, 2013

1. Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs)

a. PPPs in school infrastructure in Jamaica - Courtney Campbell

b. Education budget in Jamaica – Veronica Bennett

c. PPPs Program in Jamaica – Denise Arana

d. PPPs achievements in Jamaica – Veronica Bennett

e. PPPs in Barbados – Cameron Harper

f. PPPs in Trinidad and Tobago – Michael Derrick

g. PPPs in school infrastructure in the Caribbean – Nicholas Livingston

h. PPPs in school infrastructure in Latin America – Antonio López

i. New Frontiers in PPPs – Wayne Beecher

2. Environmental audit

a. Work progress Argentina* - Gustavo San Juan

b. Work progress Chile* - Jadille Baza and Eduardo Hennig

c. Work progress Colombia* - Nelson Izquierdo

d. Work progress Costa Rica* - Carlos Villalobos

3. Maintenance* - Alberto Treves

4. Disaster risk management in school systems* - Fernando Ulloa

*Presentations are in Spanish


III Regional Workshop / San Jose, Costa Rica / July 30th to August 3rd, 2012

1. Community and school in Costa Rica* - Carlos Villalobos

2. School infrastructure information system in Guatemala*

*Presentations are in Spanish


II Regional Workshop / Campeche, Mexico / November 7th to 9th, 2011

1. Community and School in Chile* - Jadille Baza

2. Sustainable solutions and experience in Chile* – Eduardo Hennig

3. Risk prevention, safety and maintenance of learning spaces in LAC* – Carlos Gargiulo

4. PPPs for school infrastructure* – Antonio López

I Regional Workshop - First Phase Kick-off / Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic / September 26th to 30th, 2011

1. Methodology to manage school infrastructure* - Barranquilla's Chamber of Commerce

*Presentations are in Spanish

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