Digital Education Network
A collaboration of seven projects worked to ensure the continuity of learning during the COVID-19 pandemic and transform the future of education in Chile.
Together they sought to address the education challenge from different perspectives - school management and teacher leadership; innovation and technology; training of the education community; gender equity; and socio-emotional support for students, parents and educators.
Over 2.5million people (students, parents, teachers) benefitted from the resources made available through this network.
Collaborative online platform made up of an ecosystem of 70 organizations from seven countries, which offers more than 540 free learning resources to more than 450,000 users. It has now developed the Learning Laboratory which offers free seminars, workshops and other activities for school communities with a focus on teachers and managers- 70% of which are from public schools.
Promotes women’s rights and contributes to discussions on public and business policies that encourage enhanced gender equality. As part of this Network, their initiatives include workshops with schools on gender bias in education and the publication of reports on the economic value of unpaid work.
Creating a network of leaders to help transform education in Chile. The ‘Schools that Learn’ project provides tools to teachers and school management to help them improve how they manage talent. The Radio Enseña program, which during lockdown took education to places without Inernet access, has now developed into Canales Enseña - an open access multimedia platform offering online classes, podcasts and a bot supports learning through WhatsApp.
Promoting innovation to drive sustainability and skills for education in the future. They have produced multiple support materials for teachers to freely access, including an educational TV program on the skills for the 21st century.
Promoting talent for the digital world. Their Eduk platform for teachers, offers videos, worksheets and other materials to reinforce IT concepts. The TV Edu(K) program, running for 5 seasons, has reached more than 100,000 primary school children.
National Survey of Educational Monitoring during the Pandemic
The monthly survey is uncovering the effects of the COVID19 pandemic on education in Chile. Prepared jointly by the Ministry of Education, the UC School of Government, the Institute of Sociology UC and the CIAE of the University of Chile with support from the BHP Foundation, the survey is helping to facilitate collaboration across the education sector while identifying the main challenges being faced by educators in Chile due to the pandemic.
Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, School of Psychology
A program for community agents (teachers and social leaders) giving them tools to support students and their families in times of high stress and anxiety. The program includes workshops on psychological first aid and leadership; therapeutic clowns, and parental burn out.