Luciana Fernández is a graduate teacher of English and a teacher educator who has 28 years´experience in the field of education. She has specialized in Methodology, Teaching Practice, Early Years Education, Literacy and Critical Thinking. She holds a Diploma in Educational Research from University of Cambridge, Faculty of Education. She has also two postgraduate certifications in Teaching for Comprehension and Thinking Cultures (FUNDACIES, Colombia). Luciana has presented at numerous congresses and conventions both nationally and internationally and was awarded an IATEFL scholarship in 2016. At present she is a Senior Academic Consultant for National Geographic Learning and Trinity College London Argentina and she is an Educational Advisor at several bilingual schools. She has been both a teacher and Head teacher at several institutions in Buenos Aires and has been a teacher trainer at ESSARP (English Speaking Scholastic Association of the River Plate) for the past eighteen years.
Talk: Students as Agents of Change: The Power of Bilingual Education for a Sustainable Future
Living in a world with limited resources calls for action. This means that education has a vital role in empowering students to take that action. Students today are entitled to high quality education that will develop in them the knowledge, values, skills and behaviours to be productive and proactive global citizens. It is the aim of this presentation to reflect upon the critical role educators have in educating our future leaders.