#Education

Teachers and books for the rich, robots and screens for the poor?

Teachers and books for the rich, robots and screens for the poor?

Mercedes Mateo 20 julio 2018 Comments

When we talk about technology for education we think of tablets, laptops, robots or interactive platforms with which children learn new (coding) or traditional skills (mathematics) better or faster. Raised like this, it seems inevitable to imagine that students or higher income schools have the most access to this type of resources. But, what would happen if access to technology in the coming years is not a privilege, but the cheapest way to access educational services? (más…)

The minimum indispensable

The minimum indispensable

Guest Author 26 abril 2018 Comments

Exactly one year ago, I undertook with my family the return to my beloved Argentina, after almost 16 years of living between the United States and Canada. I left without children, I returned with 3. And, like all parents, what worried me the most before moving was their insertion in the new life. A crucial component of this insertion: the school environment.

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Education that separates?

Education that separates?

Iván Bornacelly 29 marzo 2018 Comments

Daniel and Sebastián are very close friends and since they were little their parents have taken them to play at the same park in Bogotá. Both are in their third year of primary school. They both want to be doctors when they grow up. However, only one of the two can achieve it. Daniel lives in unfavorable socioeconomic conditions, Sebastian does not.

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