• Despite Escuela Nueva’s massive success and proven effectiveness, the model remains largely under-exploited in Latin America.

    Mar 8 2018 PREAL Blog
  • Standardized student evaluations provide a measure of the quality of teaching in different schools. But what impact can sharing the results with teachers and administrators have on their teaching and management practices?

    Feb 16 2018
  • The example of Cartagena´s Escuelas de Bancos presents one simple lesson: education planners and decision-makers need to pay more attention to community-generated solutions and non-formal education.

    Dec 14 2017 PREAL Blog
  • How can teacher pay policies incentivize better performance and improve learning outcomes?

    Dec 10 2017 PREAL Blog
  • English proficiency is one of the most valuable skills to have in our increasingly globalized economy. But English language programs in Latin America are not producing their intended results.

    Oct 9 2017
  • How did Latin American media, civil society and government react to the results from the PISA 2015 examinations?

    Mar 24 2017
  • Many countries have invested billions of dollars in computers in primary education, but are they effective?

    Jul 21 2015 PREAL Blog
  • A solid understanding of human psychology can improve interventions in education.

    Jul 7 2015 PREAL Blog
  • Most children in Latin America do not learn how to read at the proper age, but little seems to be done to correct the issue.

    May 12 2015 PREAL Blog
  • Making teacher policy a priority on national agenda in the Dominican Republic in order to improve overall education policies.

    May 5 2015 PREAL Blog
  • Reflections on the inspirational Nicanor Restrepo Santamaria, and his contributions to education in Latin America.

    Apr 7 2015 PREAL Blog
  • What teacher training strategies can produce high quality teaching in Latin America?

    Apr 1 2015 PREAL Blog
  • Using Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) in the classroom.

    Feb 17 2015
  • A new monitoring system in Guatemala enables parents and private citizens to become monitoring agents of education.

    Jan 21 2015 PREAL Blog
  • Latin American Economic Outlook 2015: the income trap and what to do about it.

    Jan 13 2015 PREAL Blog