Improving teacher's in-service training in Peru

Research summary

The HEI-ICI project (between Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú and University of Helsinki) aims at developing a national systematic and validated quality model for teacher's in-service training in Higher Education Institutions in Peru. The second aim of the project is to enhance the network of universities in Peru (RPU) in educational development and in providing in-service training for teachers and pedagogical teaching companions (acompañantes pedagógicos) to finally empower educators of all levels with a special attention to the children among indigenous people.


Research info

Research title
Improving teacher's in-service training in Peru

Research timeline
1.4.2013 - 1.12.2015

capacity building development Education in-service teacher education intercultural bilingual education (IBE) Mathematics professional development science teacher training

Latin America

Finland, Peru

University of Helsinki
Palmenia Centre for Continuing Education, Finland

Head of research
Päivi Virtanen

Research team
Dr Jari Lavonen, Dr Heidi Krzywacki, MA Päivi Virtanen, Dr Arja Haapakorpi, Dr Juan Carlos Llorente, MA Patricia Escobar Cáceres, Dr Carmen Diaz Bazo

University of Helsinki, Department of teacher Education and Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP)

Contact information
Päivi Virtanen
+358 503880685
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