on Stakeholder Visit, March 2009, Charles Garcia
on Stakeholder Visit, March 2009, Marcelina Rivera
The Consortium for Civic Education (Dominican Republic) is a non-profit
organization composed of persons and private institutions of formal
education and NGO’s dedicated to the promotion of civic education
in the Dominican Republic. The mission of the Consortium is to contribute
to the development of a citizenry that is responsible and participative;
as well as to defend the values of justice, pluralism and liberty
through the promotion and strengthening of civic education with the
different actors of the Dominican educational community.
The Consortium has its origins in the Support for Democratic Initiatives
Project which was financed by the United States Agency for International
Development (USAID) from 1992-2002.
Consortium provides teacher training and programs for students; produces
and publishes teaching materials; and advocates for educational public
policies in the Dominican Republic. Programs include Foundations of
Democracy; Project Citizen; Constitution and School Project; Education
for Peace; Justice and Equity Project; and a Postgraduate Program
in Civic Education.