Education

Educational institutions are also in crisis

When we talk about education, we usually refer only to the teaching and learning dimension. Socio-emotional education is rarely addressed, and almost never its institutionalization. The discrediting of institutions also affects education: schools, high schools and colleges. Educational institutions are…

For the right to public education: care, transformation and social justice

At the 12th Regional Assembly of CLADE, the theme that concerns the network was discussed: the human right to education from the perspectives of the subjects of rights and actors who fight for the possibility of fully exercising this right…

Education: Putting lessons learned in pandemics into practice

There are more than five million students in primary and secondary education in more than ten thousand educational establishments in the country. The diversity is gigantic and no other state institution has the territorial coverage that education has. It is…

Mirada Violeta – The human right to education

The Latin American Campaign for the Right to Education (CLADE) is a plural network of civil society organisations, with a presence in 18 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, which promotes social mobilisation and political advocacy to defend the…

I like the students who in recent history have rebelled against an education policy based on violence.

On my screen I read a news item (1) from emol that says: “Study reveals that 36% of educational establishments perceive worse levels of violence than in 2019”. Marcelo Castillo Duvauchelle First of all, I am very preoccupied by the…

Chile: Let’s revalue education

Figures released by the Chilean Ministry of Education on school dropout rates for the year 2021 indicate that nearly 40,000 school-age children and young people abandoned their studies in the last year, 53% of whom are male and 46%, female.…

School and the truth

In order not to make the same mistakes or fall into the traps that have dehumanised us to death and beyond, Colombia’s children and young people need to know what happened to us, why it happened to us and how…

More than 200 million children in need of help to study

The number of children affected by crises and in need of urgent education assistance is rising at an alarming rate, from 75 million in 2016 to 222 million today, the United Nations education in emergencies fund warned on Tuesday 21.…

Losing the fear of saying “I don’t know”.

One of the most recurrent assumptions in the educational paradigm has to do with the fact that knowledge is contained in teachers, and the truth is that, although they have specialised in certain areas of knowledge, like everyone else, they…

Freedom expands hand in hand with education

At the beginning of our era, access to knowledge was restricted to small power groups composed of men. Women and the general population did not have access to education. It was not until the 19th century that states began to…

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