University of Texas at Austin

Literacy Development in Peru

This program will work with Cayetano Heredia University in Lima, Peru to provide students with an understanding of literacy initiatives implemented with international support in the Peruvian Amazon. Students will learn about the importance of preserving indigenous languages through collaboration with local partners. Student teams will collect data from leaders, educators, children, and families in the region of Ucayali to design literacy proposals informed by context. Program includes fully-funded travel to Peru summer 2023 and winter term 2023-2024.

Faculty team members:

International partner: