El informe desarrollado por el Centro de Estudios para la Primera Infancia (CEPI) explora diferentes instrumentos que son utilizados para evaluar la calidad de los servicios de educación temprana.
Committee for the Expansion of Connectivity of the Working Group on Technology and Innovation, convened by the Inter-American Dialogue, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the World Bank, presents their first report on the strategic challenges for the educational connectivity agenda in the region.
The countries of Central America’s Northern Triangle—El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras—are especially vulnerable to the severe and worsening impacts of climate change. This policy brief, the first in a series of three publications, describes the main challenges and provides broad recommendations for the US strategy on climate change adaptation in the region. It is based on inputs from the Task Force on Climate Change in the Northern Triangle, coordinated by the Inter-American Dialogue.
Professional Competency Frameworks for Early Childhood Teachers: An Exploratory Study of Five Latin American Countries
This study, prepared by Marcela Pardo and Felipe Godoy with the support of the Inter-American Dialogue and the LEGO Foundation, provides the results of an exploratory study of Latin American countries that have made significant advances in the development of competency frameworks for early childhood teachers.
Content Moderation and Self-Regulation Mechanisms: The Facebook Oversight Board and its Implications for Latin America
This report from the Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program describes the main points of interest regarding the operation of the Facebook Oversight Board (FOB) and the inclusion of international human rights law in its decisions, with special emphasis on its impact on freedom of expression in Latin America.
This report looks at English language instruction at the technical and professional education levels in six Latin American countries: Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Peru, and Uruguay.
The Covid-19 pandemic has laid bare fundamental weaknesses in political leadership, coordination, and health policy integration in the Western Hemisphere. The current geopolitical divides undermined the few mechanisms that were in place for effective cooperation on health governance. This white paper presented by the Inter-American Health Task Force, aims to understand better the lessons and challenges of the regional response to Covid-19 and appraise, in retrospect, how they were addressed and how they could have been addressed. The paper also makes specific recommendations. These recommendations are grouped into five areas geared toward improving cooperation and coordination in health policy to support regional Covid-19 response and recovery, as well as future health emergencies.
In this report, the members of the Education Technology and Innovation Working Group call to continue investing in the innovative efforts that have been observed during this difficult period and to turn them into transformative, long-term strategies.
This report from the Migration, Remittances & Development Program presents the findings of a survey carried out with more than 1,000 US immigrants from eight Latin American and Caribbean nationalities during the Covid-19 pandemic. The study identifies critical aspects that shaped migrants’ experiences in 2020 and early 2021, and, more importantly, the determinants of continuing to send money back home in times of crisis.
This study developed by Javier Quesada and Claudia Castro outlines a competency framework for care and education personnel as a common starting point that countries in the region can incorporate into their training and certification plans.
Leveraging Public-Private Partnerships to Expand Higher Education Collaboration and Academic Exchange in the Americas
This impact study evaluates the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund success in achieving its goals to expand higher education collaboration and academic exchange in the Americas.
El Salvador ha hecho grandes esfuerzos para implementar nuevas políticas públicas para responder a las necesidades de los niños y niñas en su país. Este informe, elaborado por UNICEF El Salvador y el Diálogo Interamericano, analiza el progreso de políticas de primera infancia en El Salvador.
The Working Group on Technology and Innovation in Education presents and analyzes the effective implementation and use of Education Management Information Systems (EMIS) in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Energy storage is a class of technologies that is diverse, complex, and rapidly evolving. Policymakers in Latin America and the Caribbean will need to acquire a strong grasp of the technical characteristics and benefits of these technologies, the services they can provide, and the most relevant regional and power market applications for each technology, according to this report authored by experts from the Inter-American Dialogue and the Inter-American Development Bank.
The Amazon rainforest, one of the world’s most important ecosystems, faces environmental impacts from hydroelectric dams, oil and gas drilling sites, and mining projects. A new database and analysis by the Inter-American Dialogue reveals that state-owned enterprises, as well as small and mid-sized international companies from a handful of countries, operate the largest share of such projects in the Amazon region, meaning these companies have a substantial influence over the implementation of environmental and social safeguards.