Sebastián Granda
    Granda Merchán, Sebastián

    Universidad Politécnica Salesiana  Ecuador


    He is a teacher-researcher at the Universidad Politécnica Salesiana of Ecuador. He has conducted research on indigenous education processes in Ecuador and the policies promoted by the Ecuadorian state to integrate the intercultural approach into the national education system. Currently, he is the director of the Intercultural Bilingual Education program at UPS and he is part of the research group on Education and Interculturality.


    The challenge to Bilingual Intercultural Education teachers training. Reflections from the experience of the UPS-EIB Program


    The main purpose of this presentation is to talk about the experience of UPS’ Bilingual Intercultural Education degree when shaping teachers for the Bilingual Intercultural Education System. It will especially focus on the work that has been carried out in the recovery and strengthening process of the indigenous language of future teachers, from a program of virtual Kichwa learning. We will show all the achievements, difficulties, and challenges we have found along the way.