Latin America

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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What can we gain from Early Childhood Education?

What can we gain from Early Childhood Education?

Pablo Zoido Nicholas Moffa 8 diciembre 2017 Comments

On November 9, the 2017 ALAS-IDB (Inter-American Development Bank) Early Childhood Development Awards were distributed in the four categories of best early childhood educator, best early childhood center, best children’s book, and best innovation in early childhood education. The work of each of the finalists resonated deeply with me. Lessons about hope and common humanity leapt from the pages of beautiful new books, like “Tamika” by Tamara Vidaurrazaga, a story about two young girls with the same name that demonstrates how we can overcome our differences. (más…)

The challenge of working as a team in Latin America – How did the region do in the new PISA assessment of social competencies?

The challenge of working as a team in Latin America – How did the region do in the new PISA assessment of social competencies?

Pablo Zoido 21 noviembre 2017 Comments

A couple of weeks ago my oldest daughter showed up at home with a couple of friends on Saturday. Upon arrival, he asked me for the tablet. Of course, as the responsible father that I am, my first reaction was to ask her why they wanted it. Her answer surprised me; I quickly replied that of course she could use it. (más…)