In Pinar del Río, Cuba Pedagogy 2009 prioritized young teachers training
Esther Bárbara Manes León, research rector assistant of the Higher Pedagogical Institute “Rafael María de Mendive”, reported that the improving of pedagogical high schools was on debate, as well as the need to wake in students their vocation for pedagogical careers, main basis of the development of the country in other sectors.
Another issue tackled was the significance of making the youths that apply for these careers to join the Pedagogical Institute, and those who achieve it do not drop out then.
Various topics were also treated such as The integral training of the citizens; Scientific and developer education; Values Formation; Attention to diversity; The teaching of History, among others.
A big amount of the delegates had a Master degree, which guaranteed the scientific level of the Provincial Congress.