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11th Paulo Freire Institute – UCLA Summer Program

13 July – 3 August 2017 | University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

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The Institute Paulo Freire will organize the 11th edition of the Summer Program based on the Sociology of Education and on Comparative Education. CeiED has signed in 2010 a memorandum of understanding with the Institute Paulo Freire and its Director, Carlos Alberto Torres, is Honoris Causa Doctorate of the Lusófona University.

The 2017 Paulo Freire Institute-UCLA Summer Program will be held from July 13 till Aug 3, 2017 on the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

The program will include two formal courses which will be offered through the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies (GSEIS) and the Faculty of Extension at UCLA. The director of the program is Professor Carlos Alberto Torres. During the courses we will invite scholars from UCLA and other universities. After completing the courses, enrolled students will receive a formal transcript from the Faculty of Extension, UCLA (9 credits in total). The course titles are as follows: Special Topics on Emerging Issues in Sociology of Education: Politics and Education and Special Topics in Comparative Education: The Dialectics of the Global and the Local.

The tuition of the program will be USD$2,050 per person. The tuition will cover the instructors‘ and teaching assistants’ salaries, course readers, student’s library card, and complementary teaching activities. Airfare, housing, and living expenses will be the responsibility of the student. In order to prepare the program in advance, the first payment of USD$ 750 will need to be paid by February 28, 2017. Online payments can be made at conferences.gseis.ucla.edu/paulo-freire-institute. The rest of the payment needs to be paid by July 1, 2017. If enrolled students decide not to attend the courses after May 22, 2017 there will be a non-refundable fee of USD$ 300.

For more information please contact: pfisummerprogram@gmail.com

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