Successful education systems recognize that teachers are vital in promoting learning and skills acquisition. That is why they implement effective policies to recruit the best candidates, foster excellence and support and motivate teachers already in the system to improve their performance. Evidence shows, however, that while the teaching career in Latin America faces no … [Lee más...] about What if more students wanted to be teachers?
From Chile to Mexico, a wave of change is transforming education systems in Latin America and the Caribbean: double and triple school shifts are slowly disappearing and transitioning into extended school days in public schools. In the early years of modern education, schools started with single, extended school days. This trend was disrupted by the implementation of double … [Lee más...] about Extended school days: a new opportunity to improve learning
"To reinvent oneself or to die" goes the old saying, and it is in education, perhaps, that this way of thinking has become the most true. We must be in a constant search for resources and initiatives that allow us to respond to the challenges posed by changing world and, naturally, by the children and youth of today! … [Lee más...] about 7 initiatives in education in Latin America and the Caribbean
by: Jorge Mahecha I want to address the issue of standards in teaching as a profession from the perspective of two concepts that are superficially similar but very different at their core: professionalization and professionalism. Speaking of professionalization involves doing so from the study sociology has carried out on the characteristics of occupations as social order … [Lee más...] about Professionalization and Professionalism in School Teaching