The “Diplomado para docentes de apoyo a la inclusión”: training as a factor of empowerment in El Salvador

Luigi Guerra, Arianna Taddei


The Department of Educational Sciences of the University of Bologna has implementing an international cooperation project in El Salvador (2009-2014), in partnership with the local Ministry of Education to support the schooling inclusion.  In this framework, the training experience of the "Diplomado para docentes de apoyo a la inclusión" was implemented and finalized to prepare a group of support teachers: figure born from the process of transformation of education system in inclusive perspective.

Among the key results of the course we underline: collegiality and networking dimensions have been developing; empowerment of participants on the ability to promote inclusive schooling processes, starting from existing resources; the consolidation of existing expertise on inclusion; strengthening of social role of the school to support the inclusive society. Promote synergy between academic and institutional sectors has been an opportunity to capitalize skills through certificated and joint acknowledgment training processes addressed to educational figures.


inclusion; empowerment; training; education; development

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DOI: 10.6092/issn.1970-2221/6208

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