PREAL Blog is the blog of the Inter-American Dialogue’s Education Program. It provides cutting-edge analysis of education policies in Latin America, explores current and future global trends, and offers a space in which education experts can share their research, insights, and innovative ideas. The mission of the Dialogue’s Education Program is to help improve the quality of education in Latin America. Our motto is "better policy for better education." We build on the Dialogue’s convening power and strong regional network of experts and leaders to advance evidence-informed education policies in Latin America.
Maria Oviedo, Rafael de Hoyos
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?Read more +
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.Read more +
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. Read more +