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Carlos Augusto Abicalil

Carlos Augusto Abicalil

Brazil (23/01/1962)

Mr. Abicalil is currently the Director General of Education, Science and Culture for the General Secretariat of the Organisation of Ibero-American States for Education, Science and Culture (OEI).

He was formerly Brazil’s Vice Minister for Human Rights. He has spent his professional career in teaching, becoming Headmaster of the Antonio Cristino Cortés State School in Barra do Garças in the State of Mato Grosso, Brazil.

He is also the former President of the National Confederation of Education Workers and the Secretary of Education System Structuring for the Brazilian Ministry of Education.

He has a Degree in Philosophy, History and Sociology, a PhD in Contemporary History and a Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Brasilia.He has experience in the field of public policies and the right to education, particularly in Special Rights, and has mainly worked in the fields of legislative bases and guidelines, education policy, teacher training and basic and state education.