Cecilia Braslavsky

Cecilia Braslavsky

Cecilia Braslavsky

(1952-2005) Was an outstanding Argentine pedagogue. She held a degree in Educational Sciences from the University of Buenos Aires and a PhD in Philosophyfrom Leipzig University (Germany), and since the 1982-1984 transition she worked as an expert and researcher in Education in the Latin American School of Social Sciences(FLACSO) and held the chair of General History of Education at the University of Buenos Aires. In the field of public administration, she was in charge of developing the basic common contents in times of the implementation of the Argentine Federal Educational Law. She came to be the Director of UNESCO’s International Bureau of Education, an appointment won by competitive examination. Cecilia Braslavsky was a prolific critical intellectual who authored and co-authored many essays published in books and reports. She was characterized by a democratic militancy in defense of an egalitarian school system in her different fields of activity. She was the daughter of the great educator Berta Perelstein de Braslavsky.