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A student wearing a mask is reading in a classroom.

How Much Has the Pandemic Reversed Education Gains?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A on the challenges for education tin Latin America and the Caribbean following the coronavirus pandemic.

Nora Lustig, Sarah Stanton, Debra Gittler, Leonardo Garnier, Mary Guinn Delaney, Zoila Recinos

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Nosso Lugar

Member in the News: Tabata Amaral

Tabata Amaral, federal deputy in São Paulo and education activist, has published a book titled Nosso lugar: O caminho que me levou à luta por mais mulheres na política, or “Our place: The path that led me to the fight for more women in politics.”

Tabata Amaral

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Governments in Latin America, including Chilean Education Ministry officials, pictured above, are working on plans that involve social distancing for when students return to schools. // File Photo: Chilean Government.

Will Latin America’s Schools Be Able to Reopen Safely?

Do schools in Latin America and the Caribbean have enough government funding and resources to both educate students and protect their health amid Covid-19?

Ariel Fiszbein, Timothy Scully, Michael C. Lisman, Maria Soledad Bos

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Inter-American Guide on Strategies for Reducing Educational Inequality

Educational inequality is a critical issue in Latin America. The Inter-American Guide on Strategies to Reduce Educational Inequality presents ten policy strategies that have proven effective at reducing levels of educational inequality.

Maria Oviedo, Sarah Stanton, Ariel Fiszbein

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La educación en Argentina: Una realidad incómoda

Durante el X Foro de Calidad Educativa, celebrado el 9 de noviembre en Buenos Aires, Ariel Fiszbein del Programa de Educación del Diálogo Interamericano presentó el Informe de Progreso Educativo de Argentina, el cual analiza el estado de la educación argentina con el propósito de visibilizar los principales desafíos educativos de la nación y presentar recomendaciones para abordarlos.

Maria Oviedo

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Educación técnica y formación profesional en América Latina

Un nuevo informe publicado por CAF – Banco de Desarrollo de América Latina y el Diálogo Interamericano describe cómo los países latinoamericanos han buscado mejorar la pertinencia de la formación de capital humano y qué intervenciones pueden potenciar y mejorar las intervenciones existentes.

Ariel Fiszbein, Maria Oviedo, Sarah Stanton

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Teacher Policy Seminar 2018

Are teacher policies in Latin America effective? What can countries do to strengthen and support teacher selection, development and performance?

Sarah Stanton

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Costa Rica: The state of teacher policies

In the past fifteen years, the Costa Rican education system has enacted important efforts in areas such as curricular reforms, better training and salary increases for in-service teachers, investments in infrastructure, support for vulnerable student populations and increases in teacher accreditation. However, there are actions and linkages remaining to achieve this qualitative jump.

Isabel Román Vega, Valeria Lentini

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Panama: The State of Teacher Policies

Despite recent advances, the Panamanian education system continues to suffer from chronic problems, and, increasingly, education has become a national concern. This report evaluates the current state of teacher policies and offers a set of recommendations for addressing existing challenges and bottlenecks.

Nanette Svenson

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Teacher Policies in Guatemala: 2018 Update

El Diálogo Interamericano y el Centro de Investigaciones Económicas Nacionales (CIEN) organizaron un evento que analizó el estado actual de las políticas docentes en Guatemala, y en particular, los avances que han transcurrido en los últimos tres años.

Sarah Stanton,

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Teaching for Success: Teacher Policies in Shanghai and Lessons for Central America

Teacher quality is one of the variables that most influences educational outcomes. Shanghai, one of the best-performing education systems in the world, has a complex teacher policy framework that emphasizes high entry standards and continuous improvement. What lessons can Shanghai’s teacher policies offer Central America?

Eduardo Vélez Bustillo, Jin Chi

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