“Beyond learning music, it awoke something bigger in me. . . . This is what I have always been searching for, the room to be taken seriously as an artist.” —Merily Ajcip, cellist, Orquesta Alaíde Foppa, Antigua, Guatemala International evidence demonstrates that music education can play an important role in childhood and youth development. What Is Music … [Read more...] about Music Education: Unlocking the Talent and Creating Opportunities in Latin America
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Promoting diversity and inclusion in the realm of audiovisual content creation is vital. It's a driving force propelling the audiovisual industry in Latin America and the Caribbean to new heights, transforming it into a true powerhouse for economic and social progress. This entails ensuring the representation of various ethnic, cultural, and gender groups and providing … [Read more...] about How is the Sandbox Audiovisual promoting the development of creative talent in Colombia?
Promoting training in digital skills for social and labor inclusion is the primary goal of Guayerd. This EdTech company supports and professionally integrates talent from socially and economically vulnerable groups in Latin America. Learn about the education in technology proposal and the testimonies of some participants who received a free scholarship to study … [Read more...] about Social and labor inclusion through Education in Technology
How many women would Amelia Earhart have inspired without her incredible determination? Would Gandhi have changed the course of social movements without empathy? Or would Albert Einstein have revolutionized our understanding of the universe without his ability to handle frustration or think creatively? The history of humanity and its progress has been built on the shoulders of … [Read more...] about Skills for Life: Tackling the Ultimate Educational Challenge of the 21st Century
A year of education is estimated to raise future earnings by 10%. That is a large and significant return, along with the other benefits of more education. And that’s only what the person pursuing the education can expect to receive. One’s family, community, and country also benefit. That is to say, education has both private and social returns. One way that countries … [Read more...] about It Is Time to Put Education and Skills First