Programa de Especialização Docente (PED) Brasil Part I & II
Programa de Especialização Docente (PED) Brasil
PED Brazil Training Week Part I & II
Saturday, October 1, 2016 to Friday, June 30, 2017
PED Brasil is a pilot teacher professional development program on Mathematics education developed by the Lemann Center at Stanford University based on the principles and practices of the Stanford Teacher Education Program (STEP). PED Brasil is supported by the Lemann Foundation.
More than 60 educators from universities and state departments of Education in Brazil participated in training sessions one and two to implement the PED Brasil program in their institutions. Professor Martin Carnoy, Director of the Lemann Center, Paula Louzano, Visiting Scholar at the Lemann Center and PED Brasil coordinator, as well as GSE MA student and Lemann Fellow Barbara Born will be traveling to Brazil to participate in the training. Rachel Lotan, Professor Emerita, Stanford GSE, and former STEP director, led the training week that focused on topics as the knowledge base for teaching and teaching as a profession, as well as specific contents related to the implementation of the program. Fernando Carnaúba and Mila Molina, also led the PED Brasil implementation in São Paulo.
PED Brasil is a pilot teacher professional development program on Mathematics education developed by the Lemann Center at Stanford University based upon the principles and practices of Stanford Teacher Education Program (STEP). PED Brasil is supported by the Lemann Foundation.
Link to PED Brasil Part III
Link to PED Brasil Part IV
PED Brasil is being implemented in 7 universities and 2 state departments of Education from Brazil. A team led by the Lemann Center at Stanford University is responsible for designing the curriculum and supporting materials (policies, syllabi, handboks, etc) , as well as for the training of the professionals involved in the implementation of PED Brasil from the 9 participating institutions.PED Brasil Goals
- Design and implement a teacher education program based on the best research and practice available on how to train teachers;
- Build capacity in Brazilian higher education institutions and governments to prepare and develop highly-qualified teachers,
- Introduce the most current research-based pedagogy for learning and teaching mathematics in Brazilian Schools of Education and basic education schools.
PED Brasil Team
Paula Louzano and Martin Carnoy, Lemann Center – Stanford University
Rachel Lotan – Stanford University
Barbara Born – Lemann Center – Stanford University
Pia Wong – Sacramento State University
Kristina Dance – Stanford Teacher Education Program (STEP) and Youcubed
Fernando Carnaúba – Fundação Lemann ( Fellow do Lemann Center )
Mila Molina – Fundação Lemann