What should a student know? What knowledge is most necessary? How should we teach? The answer to all these questions lies in the educational curriculum – the roadmap that lays out the knowledge and skills students should acquire in school. The faster society changes, the more flexible the curriculum should be to adapt and respond to new needs. This is probably why curriculum … [Read more...] about Recalibrating the Learning Compass: Curriculum Reforms in Latin America And The Caribbean
Inter-American Development Bank
Latin America suffered some of the world's longest school closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, compelling countries to explore diverse alternatives to maintain children's education. At the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), we investigated various strategies to counteract the learning crisis instigated by these closures and the pre-existing conditions of low educational … [Read more...] about To Tackle the Learning Crisis, Make a Call
**Keynote speech delivered during the Lemann Foundation UNGA 2023 Side event “Eradicating Illiteracy in Brazilian Schools: Lessons for the Global South.” Let me start by talking about an enormous problem—and then about an enormous opportunity to solve it. Before the pandemic, in 2018, the OECD published a truly shocking report about social mobility. It looked at how long … [Read more...] about Investment in Human Capital: The Path for Brazil, Latin America, and the Caribbean
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?
We live in a world of noise, where social networks and technology-mediated interpersonal communication encourage us to continuously speak, write, and give our opinions. However, although we engage in dialogues, we often hardly listen to each other carefully. Therefore, developing listening skills is crucial. According to Kate Murphy, a journalist, New York Times … [Read more...] about 4 Benefits of Developing Listening Skills and the Steps to Achieve It