The guests on this episode of the podcast are Karina and Laudo Nascimento, professors and education workers from Brazil. Their research focuses on teacher training, particularly with regards to the teaching and learning of English. Karina and Laudo are both interested in the ways that politics, culture and new technologies shape education. During the discussion, they provide an overview of the structure of the Brazilian educational system and an update on current conditions. As in other contexts, Brazilian classrooms are spaces for heated cultural and political struggles, and Karina and Laudo provide helpful insights into the implications of education policy and practice.
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