Analysis

Quality and Coverage

During the last decadem Atlantico y Barranquilla have made efforts to ensure that all children and youth from the state receive education. Between 1993 and 2003 enrollment increased by 174 thousands students and the coverage in preschool also increased. Reprobation decreased and in 2003 it was only half compared to…

Fundación para el Desarrollo del Caribe, FUNDESARROLLO

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Good Progress, But There Is Still Much To Do

Caldas y Manizales made very important efforts for education during the last decade: between 1993 and 2002 over 15 thousand quotas were created; school attendance increased in all levels; teacher training improved as well as Caldas schooling reached 6,9 years in 2001, average slightly lower than the rest of the…

Between Progress and Setback

During the last ten years, the number of children and youth attending schools, especially preschool and secondary has increased, and important improvements in the quality of education service. However, these efforts are still not enough. In the XXI century, 8% of Colombian population (3.5 million people) are illiterate, and in…

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Plan Decenal Educativo de Colombia

En 1995 Colombia se propuso elaborar su primer Plan Decenal de Desarrollo Educativo para el periodo 1996-2005, concebido no como un proyecto de un gobierno sino de toda la sociedad. Este mandato emanaba de la Ley General de Educación de 1994, que establecía la elaboración de estos planes como instrumento…

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