CURRÍCULUM VITAE


Dr. Edgardo Néstor De Vincenzi

  1. PERSONAL INFORMATION:
    1. Name and Family Name: Edgardo Néstor DE VINCENZI
    2. Nationality: Argentinean
    3. Address: Chacabuco 90, 2° Piso - C.P. C1069AAB - Buenos Aires, Argentine
    4. Phone: (5411) 4342-7788
    5. Fax: (5411) 4342-7654
    6. E-mail: edgardo.devincenzi@uai.edu.ar
  2. EDUCATION:
    1. High School: National High School Baccalaureate
    2. College: Teaching Training in Mathematics and Cosmography
    3. University:
      1. Teaching Training in Education Sciences – 1984 – Universidad Argentina John F. Kennedy
      2. Bachelor Degree in Education Sciences - 1985 – Universidad Argentina John F. Kennedy
      3. PhD. in Social Psychology – 1990 – Universidad Argentina John F. Kennedy
      4. PhD. in Education Sciences. Universidad Nacional de España. “Cum Laude” mention.
      5. PhD. in Philosophy. Universidad Nacional de España. “Cum Laude” mention.
      6. Specialized Teaching Training in School Administration – Seminar “Full Quality for Modern International Management”.
    4. Further Education:
      1. “The Exercise of Freedom of Expression through Art Techniques” - Instituto Bayard (1966)
      2. “Numbers in colors in Elementary School” - Instituto Superior Docente Carlos M. Biedma (1969)
      3. “Mathematics Teaching at Pre-School” - Escuela Normal N° 1 - “Presidente Roque Sáenz Peña” (1972)
      4. “Renewed Didactics for Elementary School Updating” - Instituto Superior Docente Carlos M. Biedma (1973)
      5. “Organization and Direction of the School Unit” - Instituto Superior Docente Carlos M. Biedma (1973)
      6. “Language Teaching in the First Grade of Elementary School” - Instituto Superior Docente Carlos M. Biedma (1973)
      7. “Directed Study” - Kapelusz Publishers (1973)
      8. “Conduction of Human Groups” - Centro Argentino de Ingenieros (1984)
      9. “The Value of Innovation in the Direction of Business” – Centro Argentino de Ingenieros (1984/5/6)
      10. “Advance Course in English” - Holy Names College Oakland- California (1987)
  3. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
    1. UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT of UAI - UNIVERSIDAD ABIERTA INTERAMERICANA [INTER-AMERICAN OPEN UNIVERSITY]. Argentine, Uruguay and Venezuela.
    2. HONORARY UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT OF UNICA – UNIVERSIDAD INTERAMERICANA DEL CARIBE [INTER-AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF THE CARIBBEAN]. Venezuela.
    3. GENERAL CONSULTANT at VANEDUC - VANGUARDIA EDUCATIVA [EDUCATIONAL AVANT- GARDE] - World Association of Education Certifications. (1958 - current).
    4. Member of the National Consultative Council for Public Education of Private Management under the National Ministry of Education, Science and Technology.(1998 - current)
    5. ADVISOR to the Presidency of the Education Committee of the NATIONAL HOUSE OF REPRESNTATIVES. (1993-1997).
    6. Chairman of the Federation of Educative Associations for Latin-America and the Caribbean (FAEPLA, for its Spanish initials) – [Federación de Asociaciones Educativas Privadas de América Latina y el Caribe] – Entity Member of UNESCO and UN as NGO and permanent Observer of OAS (1985 - current).
    7. Chairman of the World Confederation of Private Teaching (COMEP, for its Spanish initials) [Confederación Mundial de Enseñanza Privada], a Non-Governmental Organization acknowledged by ORELAC as an NGO with Permanent Cooperative Relations with UNESCO. (1990 - current).
    8. Chairman of Association of Argentine Private Educative Entities (ADEEPRA, for its Spanish initials) - [Asociación de Entidades Educativas Privadas Argentines] – Non- Profit Association. (1983 - current).
    9. CHAIRMAN OF the Argentine Confederation of Private Education Institutions, (CAIEP, FOR ITS Spanish initials) [Confederación Argentina de Instituciones Educativas Privadas]. Non-Profit Association –
    10. MEMBER OF THE ADVISORY BODY to the Committee of Private Education of the MINISTRY OF EDUCATION.
    11. CHIEF OF CONSULTANTS of the Education Committee of the NATIONAL SENATE (1998-2001).
    12. Member of the Scientific Association of Chile (1986 - current).
    13. President of the Argentine Society of Pedagogy, (SAP for its Spanish initials) - [Sociedad Argentina de Pedagogía]. (1996 -1998).
    14. Director of the magazine “VIVENCIA EDUCATIVA” [EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE]- Magazine of International Publication.
    15. Member of Inter-American Press Society, (SIP,for its Spanish initials) [Sociedad Interamericana de Prensa]. (1985- current).
    16. Permanent Advisor on Educative Affairs at ICIA, International Communications Industries Association. (1988 - 1993).
    17. Permanent Member of NAVA - (National Audio Visual Association), USA (1981 - current).
    18. Member of the Argentine Society of Social and Political Psychology. (1991- 1993).
    19. Member of the Christian Association of Entrepreneurs, (ACDE, for its Spanish initials) – [Asociación Cristiana de Empresarios]. (1991 - current).
    20. Member of Association of Argentine Journalistic Entities, (ADEPA ,for its Spanish initials) – [Asociación de Entidades Periodísticas Argentinas .
    21. Member of the Argentine Association of Magazine Editors, (AAER, for its Spanish initials)- [Asociación Argentina de Editores de Revistas].
    22. Director of the Updating, Research and Advanced Teaching Center, (CAIP for its Spanish initials) – [Centro de Actualización, Investigación y Perfeccionamiento Docente] of ADEEPRA (1984 - current).
    23. Director of the Regional Center of Experimentation, Research and Teaching Updating for Latin-America and the Caribbean, (CREIPAL, for its Spanish initials) – [Centro Regional de Experimentación Investigación y Actualización Pedagógica de América Latina y el Caribe.] (1988 - current).
    24. Member of the Honorary Committee of the National Congress on Pedagogy in the Province of Buenos Aires – Established by Law N° 10357 - (1986 - current).
    25. Member of the Coordinating Committee of Private Teaching of the National Congress on Pedagogy - Established by Law N° 23114 - (1986 - current).
    26. Honorary Advisor on subjects related to education in international organizations for the Office of Superior, Secondary and Technical Education of the Province of Santa Fe – Argentine – Resolution 52/89.
    27. Advisor in Education at Instituto Superior del Profesorado José Manuel Estrada (B-815) at General Direction level (1982).
    28. Advisor in Education at Instituto Juan Bautista Alberdi (DENO 991) at General Direction level (1981-1982).
    29. Advisor in Education at Instituto Manuel Belgrano (B-241) at General Direction level (1981-1982).
    30. Advisor in Education at Instituto Leonardo Da Vinci (B-540) at General Direction level (1979-1982).
    31. Advisor in Education at Instituto Esteban Echeverría (A-34 ) at General Direction level (1978-1982).
    32. Director General and drafter of the curricula of Commercial Practice – Technical Modality approved by Ministerial Resolution 33/76,Colegio Esteban Echeverría (1976).
    33. Advisor in Education at Los Gnomos Kindergarten (DENO 439) at General Direction level (1966-1982).
    34. Advisor in Education at Instituto 24 de Octubre (DENO 440) at General Direction level (1966-1982).
    35. Advisor in Education at Instituto José Manuel Estrada (B-385) at General Direction level (1966-1982).
    36. Genaral Director and Legal Representative of Instituto Esteban Echeverría (A-34) (1963-1977).
    37. Professor of Mathematics and Financial Mathematics at Instituto Presbítero Manuel Alberti , night shift (A-68) -2nd and 6th years - (1961-1968).
    38. Professor of Merceology and Phisics at Instituto Presbítero Manuel Alberti, Commerce Section, morning shift (A-68) -3rd and 4th years- (1961-1968).
    39. Professor of Mathematics at Instituto Presbítero Manuel Alberti, morning shift -2nd to 5th years (1958-1965).
    40. Member of the Advisory Council of Private Management - Office of Education of the Government of the City of Buenos Aires (1997 - current).
    41. Author of the Book: “LA EDUCACION COMO EMPRESA PERSONAL Y SOCIAL EN LATINOAMERICA" - De la Medianía a la Felicidad – [“ EDUCATION AS PERSONAL AND SOCIAL ENTERPRISE IN LATIN- AMERICA – From Mediocrity to Happiness – Buenos Aires, ADEEPRA – ( year 1991).
    42. Permanent lifetime member of the Argentine Society of Historians.
    43. Director of the Program “CRECIENDO UN PROYECTO DE VIDA" [“GROWING A LIFE PROJECT”] of Fundación Vanguardia Educativa, for the prevention of childhood and adolescent addictions.
    44. Member of the Advisory Council of the National Institute of Teaching Training, ( INFD, for its Spanish initials [Instituto Nacional de Formación Docente] (2007)
  4. COURSES AND SEMINARS DELIVERED:
    1. “Dynamics of Adult Education” - Colegio Esteban Echeverría, night shift (1976-1977).
    2. “Directed Study Technique” - School Esteban Echeverría, night shift (1976-1977).
    3. “Teaching Laboratory as a Didactic Method on Unconventional Areas” at Updating, Research and Advanced Teaching Center- [Centro de Actualización, Investigación y Perfeccionamiento Docente] (1981).
    4. “Process and Elaboration of Audiovisual Material for Laboratory Teaching” at Updating, Research and Advanced Teaching Center- [Centro de Actualización, Investigación y Perfeccionamiento Docente] (1981)-
    5. “Pre-Vocational and Vocational Orientation as a currcula content from kindergarten” at the Updating, Research and Advanced Teaching Center, (CAIP, for its Spanish initials) – [Centro de actualización, Investigación y Perfeccionamiento Docente[] (1983).
    6. “Education, an Unavoidable Family Responsibility” - Club de Leones and Rotary Club (1984).
    7. “Excellence in the Directive Field for Qualified Management” – Seminar for Teaching Supervisors and Directors- Colegio ASIMRA - Buenos Aires (1985).
    8. “Conference on Updating for Directors in the Education Field” - Instituto Superior del Profesorado Antonio Ruiz de Montoya – Province of Misiones, Argentine (October 1986).
    9. “Comparative Education, Educative Effectiveness as means of Individual and Social Improvement” at Association of Private Education Institutes- [Asociación de Institutos Educativos Privados] – Caracas, Venezuela (1986).
  5. CONGRESSES: PARTICIPATION:
    1. Permanent Member of the “VI INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON ADUIOVISUAL MEDIA” – National Convention Center, Dallas – Texas, USA (1981).
    2. Permanent Member of the “IV ARGENTINE CONGRESS OF SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY” Argentine Society of Social Psychology – [Sociedad Argentina de Psicología Social] - Buenos Aires, Argentine (1982).
    3. Participant at the “CONGRESS ON UNOCNVENTIONAL TEACCHING METHODS" - Universidad de Belgrano, - Buenos Aires, Argentine (1982).
    4. Participant at “II LATIN AMERICAN CONGRESS ON EDUCATION” at the Center of Education Research and Action, (CINEA, for its Spanish initials)- [Centro de Investigación y Acción Educativa]- Buenos Aires, Argentine (1982).
    5. Chairman of the Executive Committee at “LATIN-AMERICAN CONFERENCES OF PRIVATE EDUCATION" - "Private Education in National Education Systems” - General San Martín Cultural Center, Municipality of the City of Buenos Aires - Buenos Aires, Argentine (1984).
    6. Panelist at “II VOCATIONAL ORIENTATION CONFERENCE” – organized by the Association of Vocational Orientation Professionals of Capital Federal - Instituto Félix Fernando Bernasconi - Buenos Aires, Argentine (November 1984).
    7. Panelist at “V CONGRESS OF CATHOLIC EDUCATION” - General San Martín Cultural Center - Buenos Aires- Argentine - (September 1985).
    8. Chairman of the “II LATIN-AMERICAN CONFERENCES OF EDUCATION” “Education for Participation, Development and Peace” -General San Martín Cultural Center - Buenos Aires, Argentine (July 1985).
    9. Chairman of the “PRIVATE EDUCATION MEETING FOR THE EDUCATION AND BROTERHOOD OF LATIN-AMERICAN PEOPLES” - Viña del Mar, Chile (1985).
    10. Member of the “HONORARY ADVISORY COMMITEE” of the Congress of Pedagogy of the Province of Buenos Aires - Buenos Aires, Argentine (May 1986).
    11. Chairman of the Executive Committee at the “III LATIN-AMERICAN CONFERENCES OF EDUCATION” - “Legitimacy of proceeds in the Education Business" – Opening and Conference – Santiago, Chile (1986).
    12. Speaker at “XXI NATIONAL CONGRESS OF ENSINO PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS” (CONEPE, for its Brazilian initials)" - “Private Schools within the Latin-American Framework” – Brasilia, Brazil (1987).
    13. Opening Speech at the “1st CHILEAN – ARGENTINE MEETING ON HIGH SCHOOL AND HIGHER EDUCATION”. – Organized by the Latin-American Center of Specialization, Research and Pedagogy (CEIPAL, for its Spanish initials) [Centro de Especialización, Investigación y Perfeccionamiento Pedagógico para América Latina]- Buenos Aires, Argentine (1987).
    14. Chairman of the Executive Committee at “IV LATIN-AMERICAN CONFERENCES OF EDUCATION” - “Freedom at School as a Method of Development of Democracy and Social Justice: Comparative Analysis of current trends in Latin-America and the World” – Opening Speech and Dissertation - Sao Paulo, Brazil (1987).
    15. Special Guest and Opening Speech at “III CONGRESS ON SUBSIDIZED PRIVATE EDUCATION” – Santiago, Chile (October 1987).
    16. Panelist at the round organized by the Information center of the United Nations on: “ALTERNATIVES FOR THE PREVENTION OF DRUG ABUSE” - Buenos Aires, Argentine (1988).
    17. Chairman of the Executive Committee at the “V LATIN-AMERICAN CONFERENCES OF EDUCATION” - “Education for the Comprehensive Development of Future Human Beings” – Opening Speech and Dissertation - Distrito Federal, México - (1988).
    18. Chairman of the Executive Committee at the “VI LATIN-AMERICAN CONFERENCES OF EDUCATION” - “Education as Peace Foundation”- Opening Speech and Dissertation - San José, Costa Rica (August 1989).
    19. Main Speaker at the Seminar on: “THE NEED OF ENCOURAGING MOTIVATION TO STUDY” for professors of Initial, Elementary and High School Education – Asunción, Paraguay (1989).
    20. Speaker at I World Education Congress, [Congresso Mundial de Educação] – Sao Paulo, Brasil (1990).
    21. Speaker at the II World Education Congress - Madrid, Spain (1992).
    22. Speaker at the III World Education Congress - Moscow, Russia (1992).
    23. Speaker at the IV World Education Congress - Caracas, Venezuela (1997).
    24. Speaker at the V World Education Congress - Paris, France (1999).
    25. Chairman and Speaker at the VI World Education Congress (organized by COMEP) - Buenos Aires, Argentine (2002).
    26. Speaker at the VIII World Education Congress – Valencia, Spain (2008).
    27. Chairman and Speaker at the Ibero-American Education Congress- Buenos Aires, Argentine (2010).
    28. Speaker at the Congress of the Association of Private Education of Puerto Rico – San Juan de Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico (2012).
    29. Speaker at the X World Education Congress - Bali, Indonesia (2013).
    30. Speaker at XVII LATIN-AMERICAN CONFERENCES OF EDUCATION: “Freedom in Education for Development of Peoples” – Cochabamba, Bolivia (2014).
    31. Speaker at XI World Educational Congress – Lisboa, Portugal (2015).
    32. Speaker at XVIII LATIN-AMERICAN CONFERENCES OF EDUCATION: “Education Challenges in Latin America: Inclusion with Quality, Freedom with Equity” – Santiago, Chile (2016).
  6. RESEARCH AND PUNBLICATIONS:
    1. “TEACHING LABORATORY AS A DIDACTIC AUXILIARY METHOD ON UNOCNVENTIONAL AREAS" – Presented at the Congress of Unconventional Methods – Universidad de Belgrano, - Buenos Aires, Argentine (1982).
    2. “ROLE ELABORATION IN SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION” Center of Updating, Research and Teacching Continuos Training”,(CAIP, for its Spanish initials) [Centro de Actualización, Investigación y Perfeccionamiento Docente] - Buenos Aires, Argentine (1984).
    3. “PRIVATE TEACHING: A MEANS FOR THE ACHIEVMENT OF DEMOCRACY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE” - Center of Updating, Research and Teacching Continuos Training”, (CAIP, for its Spanish initials) [Centro de Actualización, Investigación y Perfeccionamiento Docente] - Buenos Aires, Argentine (1984).
    4. “BASIS FOR THREE YEAR OLD KINDERGARTEN CLASS” National Superintendence of Private Teaching, (SNEP, FOR ITS Spanish initials) [Superintendencia Nacional de Enseñanza Privada] - Buenos Aires, Argentine (1985).
    5. “EQUIVALENCIES RESOLVED BY THE PRESIDENTIAL OFFICES UNDER THE SNEP” National Superintendence of Private Teaching – [Superintendencia Nacional de Enseñanza Privada]- Buenos Aires, Argentine (1985).
    6. “SCHOOL VADE- MECUM” - Buenos Aires, Argentine (1985).
    7. “SCHOOL PLANIFICATION, ORGANIZATION, MANAGEMENT AND DIRECTION”- Buenos Aires, Argentine (1986).
    8. Author of the Book “EDUCATION AS PERSONAL AND SOCIAL ENTERPRISE IN LATIN- AMERICA” – From Mediocrity to Happiness. ["LA EDUCACION COMO EMPRESA PERSONAL Y SOCIAL EN LATINOAMERICA” - De la Medianía a la Felicidad]– Buenos Aires, ADEEPRA – ( 1991).
    9. Author of the Book: “ARGENTINE CORPORATION– State and Education: Efficiency and Excellency for Common Wellbeing” [ARGENTINA SOCIEDAD ANONIMA” - Estado y Educación: eficiencia y excelencia al servicio del bien común ]- Buenos Aires, ADEEPRA (1992).
    10. Author of the Book “MEN AS AN AVERAGE A life Project. [“El HOMBRE como PROMEDIO” Un proyecto de Vida] Buenos Aires, UAI (2003).
    11. Author of different articles and publications on Planning, Direction, Organization and Education Management.
    12. Author of the Book “TOWARDS A REENGINEERING OF LIFE. A pedagogical proposal for the new man.” [HACIA UNA REINGENIERÍA DE LA VIDA. Una propuesta pedagógica para el hombre nuevo] Buenos Aires, UAI (Año 2016).
  7. OTHER HONORS AND AWARDS:
    1. Permanent Observer (as the President of the Federation of Private Educative Associations of Latin-American and the Caribbean, FAEPLA,(for its Spanish initials)- before the Inter-American Council of Education,(CIECC, for its Spanish initials) [Consejo Interamericano de Educación, Ciencia y Cultura] Science and Culture before OAS (ORGANIZATION of AMERICAN STATES).
    2. Permanent Observer (as the President of FAEPLA) Federation of Private Educative Associations of Latin-American and the Caribbean – (NGO of UNESCO before the General Assembly Member States of UNESCO) –
    3. Awarded in Venezuela with Orden “RAFAEL VEGA” for his distinguished and praiseworthy work in the Cultural and Scientific field for the benefit of human beings (1991).
    4. Permanent Lifetime Member of the Argentine Society of Historians.
    5. Awarded in Venezuela with Orden “Diego de Losada” in its First Class (October 1997).
    6. Medal to Educational Merit, Centro Universitário do Sul de Minas (Unis-MG), Brasil. (2009).
    7. Negotiations before CONAPLU, (National Argentine Cooperation Comeettee with UNESCO – Ministry of Education) for updating presentations of COMEP before UNESCO (2010).
    8. Participant of the Ministerial Meet “Education for All in Latin America and the Caribbean: Balances and Challenges Post 2015” and development of Regional Education Project for Latin American and the Caribbean in his capacity as President of FAEPLA, UNESCO’s ONG and OEA’s permanent observer. November 2014, Lima – Peru.