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Inafocam of the Dominican Republic Explores the Application of STEM Methodologies at the Dr. Miguel Canela Lázaro School



The National Institute for Teacher Education Training (Inafocam) recently held a gathering with institute officials and teachers at the Dr. Miguel Canela Lázaro Scientific High School in Salcedo municipality to learn how their center supports STEM learning>> Read More (Spanish-language only)


ITEN Teacher Fellowship

The First Hemispheric International Fellowship for STEM Teachers



ITEN is pleased to announce the nomination of more than 30 exemplary teachers to the ITEN Teacher Fellowship. These teachers were identified by governmental education agencies of 10 OAS Member States for their excellence in instruction and their capacity for leadership. All ITEN Teacher Fellows will attend the ITEN workshops and Seminar from August 15-22 in Lima, Peru… >> Read More

ITEN Project Teams

14 Educational Institutions Collaborate to Solve Shared Problems of Policy and Practice


ITEN is pleased to announce the formulation of six Project Teams. Project Teams are collaborative groups of two or more governmental institutions that support STEM teacher education, and that commit to work collaboratively to solve shared problems of policy or practice…  >> Read More

Strengthening the Teaching Profession

A Report on Policies, Partnership and Cooperation to Support Education in the Americas


This report, composed of contributions from OAS Member States, provides a broad overview of general teacher education policies in the hemisphere… >> Read More


ITEN Annual Workshop & Seminar 2019

15-22 August 2019 in Lima, Peru




Nearly 100 members of the ITEN community came together for a face-to-face gathering in the district of Miraflores in Lima, Peru in mid-August. The purpose of this annual meeting was to promote cooperation and information exchange within and among Project Teams and ITEN's various stakeholder groups…  >> Read More

ITEN Workshops

Sharing the Joy of Active Learning about Light and Color with Teachers in Mexico



Recently, ITEN collaborated with the OSA Foundation to bright to life light and color through a series of workshops in Puebla, Mexico. The ITEN team was invited on behalf of the Benemeritous Autonomous University of Puebla to interaction with teachers through "minds-on, hands-on" sessions during the International Workshop on New Trends in Physics Teaching from the 23rd to the 26th of May in Puebla, Mexico…  >> Read More

MOOC: Pedagogical Strategies for the Development of Critical Thinking




This MOOC offers tools to help teachers embed critical thinking into their teaching, from lesson plans to assessment…  >> Read More


This initiative is carried out with the generous contribution of the U.S. Permanent Mission to the OAS.