Giovanna feels confident and capable of learning mathematics. As a fifth-grade student in Guanajuato, Mexico, she is one of the more than 8,500 students participating in remote tutoring programs in 10 Latin American countries. Developed collaboratively by regional Ministries of Education, universities, and civil society organizations, these programs are supported … [Read more...] about Beyond the PISA Snapshot: How to Reduce Learning Gaps with Tutoring?
Entry by Ivonne Acevedo, Eleno Castro, Raquel Fernández, Iván Flores, Marcelo Pérez Alfaro, Miguel Székely, and Pablo Zoido. If someone at some point thought that the pandemic was affecting us all in the same way, it soon became clear that we do not face the storm from the same boat. Anyone, regardless of age, profession, socioeconomic status or celebrity, can contract … [Read more...] about Same storm, different boats
Entry by Marcelo Pérez-Alfaro, Pablo Zoido y Gonzalo Muñoz. The exit from the pandemic with its progressive reopening of classrooms will have important effects on educational systems. The current scenario will affect learning achievements and amplify the dropout and unschooling risks. Preliminary calculations indicate a 17% increase in educational exclusion: 1 million … [Read more...] about COVID-19 and education: We will come back, but will all of us come back?
At 4,000 meters above sea level, in the Andes, is the village of Linda Linda. It is a beautiful place, in the middle of the mountains, and belongs to the region of Huánuco, one of the poorest regions of Peru. … [Read more...] about What motivates us to work in rural areas?
At 4,000 meters above sea level, in the Andes, is the village of Linda Linda. It is a beautiful place, in the middle of the mountains, and belongs to the region of Huánuco, one of the poorest regions of Peru. In 2013, during our first visit, we could see that children aged three to five who attended school had no place to learn. The school was made of adobe, with a thatched … [Read more...] about What motivates us to work in rural areas?