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Making Education Work: Latin American Ideas and Asian Results

Vicky Colbert, Edilberto C. de Jesus, Paulina Schiefelbein, José Bernardo Toro A., Walfrido Silvino dos Mares Guia Neto, William Loxley, Viola Espínola, Moacir Gadotti, Eun Mee Kim, Claudio de Moura Castro, Ernesto Schiefelbein, Anne Emig, Anuwar Ali, Shamse Ara Hasan, Inpyo Lee, Aimee Verdisco, Takashi Sakamoto and Ikuko Shimizu

No 448 in IDB Publications (Books) from Inter-American Development Bank

Abstract: This book compares the superlative performance of Asia's conventional systems with the poor performance of Latin America's schools, despite higher spending by the latter. The book showcases a variety of educational innovations developed to respond to Latin America's poor educational performance.

Keywords: sistemas de educación; analfabetismo; deserción escolar; políticas educativas; acceso a la educación; reforma educativa; movilización social; calidad de la educación; desigualdad; estructura de sistemas de educación; Governance in education; education reform; inequality; rural poor; rural education; testing; repeaters; illiteracy; drop-out; social mobilization; quality gaps; education by television; education management (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2011
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