Happy day, teachers! Today, Teacher's Day is celebrated in several Latin American countries. And what better time to recognize their work than during this pandemic, when teachers' work has been highlighted and valued by all of society. The declaration of the COVID-19 pandemic last March has caused impacts in all areas. Education has undoubtedly been one of the most strongly … [Read more...] about Teachers: the other essential workers during COVID-19
The promise of inclusive education in Latin America and the Caribbean is still far from achieved, especially for the thousands of children and youth with some disability in the region. The probability of attending school for children between 6 to 11 years with disabilities is 8 percentage points lower compared to children without disabilities. And in high school, this gap only … [Read more...] about How to achieve inclusive education in Latin America and the Caribbean
Imagine that our son or daughter is about to decide which profession to study in a country in Latin America or the Caribbean. Would you recommend that they become a teacher? What factors would we consider? Of course, we would like our son or daughter to study a career related to their preferences and interests (and in addition, their abilities), we would like a profession that … [Read more...] about Why was the prestige of the teaching profession in Latin America lost and how to recover it?