A 4.000 metros de altura sobre el nivel del mar, en los Andes, se encuentra el poblado de Linda Linda. Es un lugar bellísimo, en medio de la sierra, y pertenece a la región de Huánuco, una de las regiones más pobres del Perú. … [Lee más...] about ¿Qué nos motiva a trabajar en zonas rurales?
In recent years we have witnessed the active mobilization of Latin American societies. They are requiring greater social rights, especially the right to quality, inclusive and equitable education. Such claims are not unfounded. Students in Latin America and the Caribbean are several years away, in terms of expected learning, from their peers studying in developed OECD … [Lee más...] about How to accelerate improvements in education?
A quick Google search for “innovation” turns up almost 500 million hits! Young entrepreneurs are reshaping the economic, political, and social landscape, and changing the way we conduct businesses, organize politically, access credit, and, communicate and most importantly educate. Moreover, from undergraduate and postgrad studies in American universities all the way to … [Lee más...] about Innovating in education is all about learning a new syntax
Some mistakes are easy to remember and especially those you make in a language other than your own. Having grown up as a Swedish-speaking Finn, I remember clearly how during one of my first Finnish language classes, I told everyone “I am a ball” instead of “I have a ball”. While my story took place in Finland, my experience could resemble that of millions of children in the … [Lee más...] about Learning how to learn in your own language
Innovation is one of those words we hear everyday. And while we tend to associate it with the world of tech, startups and Silicon Valley’s companies, it is by no means a concept that belongs only in that field. Nor do all the new transformations that have an impact in people’s lives involve technology. In education, for instance, a wide range of innovative projects have emerged … [Lee más...] about Innovating in education: is it all about technology?