• A fractured country, a politically weak president, and disorganized guerrillas threaten to undermine the negotiations from the start.

    Feb 15 2017 Voces
  • Colombia has implemented a controversial tax reform that includes an increase in the national sales tax and other provisions in order to replace lost revenue from the country’s chief export, oil. Will the new measures work?

    Jan 30 2017
  • Continuous political in Latin America is good reason for China to diversify its partnerships.

    Sep 8 2016
  • The announcement of a new peace deal in Colombia, while praised, also contributed to a growing sense of perplexity and suspicion.

    Oct 14 2015 Voces
  • Reflections on the inspirational Nicanor Restrepo Santamaria, and his contributions to education in Latin America.

    Apr 7 2015 PREAL Blog
  • What is the Escuela Nueva program and how is it effective?

    Mar 17 2015 PREAL Blog
  • An interview with Sergio Fajardo: better understanding the role of political leadership in effective educational policies.

    Feb 3 2015 PREAL Blog
  • The Escuela Activa Urbana: incorporating non-cognitive skills in school in Columbia.

    Nov 5 2014 PREAL Blog
  • Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s tour of Latin America this summer will be the first Japanese state visit to the region in a decade.

    Jun 18 2014 China & Latin America
  • Latin American governments will decide to advance education reforms as a way of responding to growing challenges.

    May 28 2014 PREAL Blog
  • Latin American presidential candidates and their thoughts on indicators to monitor the education sector.

    May 22 2014 PREAL Blog
  • Why Latin American policymakers should focus on simple objectives and measurable goals for the education system.

    May 7 2014 PREAL Blog
  • An analysis of the trends in content of coverage of the 2012 PISA results in Latin America. What does it tell us and why should we care?

    Apr 3 2014 PREAL Blog
  • Why did Manizales EAU (Escuela Activa Urbana) score significantly higher than other public schools in the 2012 PISA results?

    Jan 28 2014 PREAL Blog
  • Guillermo Perry argues improving teacher quality will improve education in Colombia and lists four key steps to achieve that.

    Dec 17 2013 PREAL Blog