Research Group on Education and Interculturality (GIEI)

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Organization profile

The "Education and Interculturality" Research Group (GIEI) of the Salesian Polytechnic University is dedicated to addressing institutional priorities in the areas of education, interculturality and youth, aligning with the regulatory framework and public policies of the country. From a Latin American perspective, the GIEI promotes critical research that seeks to generate knowledge from non-Western approaches, focusing on the socialization and education of indigenous peoples, the training of intercultural teachers, and the educational inclusion of indigenous youth in higher education. With a solid history of research and collaboration with academic networks such as Estrado and Clacso, the GIEI is linked to the research center in Social Sciences, Humanities and Education (CICSHE) of the UPS, which reinforces its commitment and relevance in the educational field. And social.

Research lines:

  1. Educational policies, teacher training and interculturality
  2. Education, identity and knowledge
  3. Indigenous language, education and interculturality


Maria Sol Villagomez Rodriguez ([email protected])

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education


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