Teaching the recent past in Cúcuta, Colombia
The Team

Carolina Valencia

Carolina Valencia is a historian and a teacher focused on peace education. She currently works with Fundación Memoria y Ciudadanía, leading peace education programs in different cities in Colombia.

She has taught children of all ages in public and private schools. For over ten years she worked at the Teacher’s College of the Externado University in Bogotá. She taught a seminar called “Peace Education” to master’s students and oversaw several investigations whose basic aim was to understand and improve the comprehension of the history of the conflict in Colombia. She has also worked with the Colombian government, designing public policies concerning social sciences and peace education curricula.

Carolina was born in Bogotá, Colombia. She has three children and six grandchildren.

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