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I UNCOLI Educators Summit


I UNCOLI Educators Summit At Helvetia School we took part in the I UNCOLI Educators Summit, which aimed to share classroom practices, solve common challenges, create networking, train teachers and administrative staff, and strengthen the network of UNCOLI schools. This summit was held in 11 schools belonging to the UNCOLI Network and focused on different areas of knowledge and pedagogy. Our school focused on Social Sciences, with 4 working tables on different topics, as follows: Tensions and challenges in the teaching of the armed conflict in Colombia, national curriculum and international curriculum, [. ..]

I UNCOLI Educators Summit2024-02-13T11:33:29-05:00

Red Hand Day-12 February 2024


International Red Hand Day Since 2002, every February 12, Red Hand Day has been celebrated to commemorate the anniversary of the signing of the protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child, which prohibits the use of children and adolescents in armed conflicts. Helvetia School joins this date remembering the more than 8,000 people who have been victims of this phenomenon and calls for the rights of children to be respected. Children and adolescents cannot continue to [ ...]

Red Hand Day-12 February 20242024-02-06T16:15:54-05:00

Actions for coexistence


Dear Helvetia School community I would like to begin by thanking, on behalf of myself and the entire school, the support we have received from the families that are part of this community. Your messages of solidarity and willingness to support us in specific issues help us to turn this situation into an opportunity for growth and learning. Soon we will be communicating about the space to define the steps to follow. I would like to inform you about the concrete actions we are working on at this moment in favor of healthy school coexistence: Acknowledging what happened, and the need to work together for [. ..]

Actions for coexistence2023-09-06T15:41:11-05:00

Training and Updating in Educational Practices


This week the school teachers had different trainings to continue updating and complementing their professional practice. The first space was led by Lina Saldarriaga and Viviana Quintero from Aulas en Paz, working on the importance of classroom climate and social norms as a tool to strengthen coexistence. The second was developed by Hugo Florido, Education Consultant, who provided training in reasonable adjustments for the planning, development and evaluation of the comprehensions achieved by students, as a fundamental axis of educational quality. The last one was carried out by the Neuropsychologist Daniel Villamil, who deepened in thematic and [. ..]

Training and Updating in Educational Practices2023-07-26T15:55:50-05:00

Peace Education


Education for Peace This Friday, December 2, the second meeting of the Teachers Network for the Exchange of Experiences in Peacebuilding was held at the Helvetia School Research Center. This meeting was led by the Directorate of Relations with the Private Education Sector and was attended by the District Secretary of Education of Bogota and different schools in the district. This project seeks to strengthen the exchange of experiences in peace building with a view to establishing strategies for the socialization of the Peacebuilding Report.

Peace Education2022-12-14T08:52:05-05:00

Induction of New EDB Members


Induction for new members of the EDB Induction for the new members of the EDB for the 2022-23 school year was held on Wednesday, October 26, led by Martin Kleiner, President of the Board of Directors. The new members are Carlos Barragán, Christian Bäbler, Juan Carlos Godoy, Juana Mesías and Catalina Tobón. Martin Kleiner introduced them to the Helvetia School, starting with how it is structured and how it operates. Together with the new members, they talked about the new goals and challenges that the institution must face in order to continue strengthening its academic quality and to continue [... ]

Induction of New EDB Members2022-11-02T10:27:52-05:00

October month of Coexistence in Helvetia


We started October strengthening Helvetia's Coexistence! Helvetia School teachers strengthened the approach and conflict resolution through the guidelines and tools of pedagogical strategies of the case study. This October 3 and 4, 2022 these activities were developed in conjunction with the Classrooms in Peace program, seeking to strengthen the channels and methods of conflict resolution. José Fernando Mejía, director of Aulas en Paz, has continued training all teachers and managers in the pedagogical area. The Coexistence Directorate and its Psychology work team has been [ ...]

October month of Coexistence in Helvetia2022-11-08T09:37:06-05:00
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