Education in Mexico, Central America and the Latin Caribbean

"Education in Mexico, Central America and the Latin Caribbean examines the development and practice of education in México, Costa Rica, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panamá. The chapters, written by local experts, provide an overview of t...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Posner, Charles
Other Authors: Martin, Chris, Elvir, Ana Patricia
Format: eBook
Published: London Bloomsbury Academic 2017, 2017
Series:Education around the world
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Collection: Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Introduction : regional overview / C.M. Posner
  • Introduction to education in contemporary Mexico / C.M. Posner, Christopher Martin and Elsa Guzman
  • The Mexican education reform project / Carlos Ornelas
  • Improving educational quality : teacher professional development / David Turner and Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez de Turner
  • Obstacles to educational reform in Mexico : the contradictions between educational policies and the political system / Bonifacio Barba
  • Can we improve education by hammering it with evaluations? : assessing the current educational reforms / Rodolfo Ramirez
  • 7. Mexico : summary and conclusions / Christopher Martin, Charles Posner and Elsa Guzman
  • Costa Rica : education as a tool for social mobility / Luis Carlos Morales
  • Education in El Salvador : past, present, prospects / D. Brent Edwards Jr., Pauline Martin, and Irene Flores
  • Guatemala : a failing system / C.M. Posner
  • Education reform in contemporary Honduras / Javier Luque
  • Nicaragua : education for sustainable human development / Cefas Asensio Florez with the collaboration of Ana Patricia Elvir
  • Panamanian education : an overview / Rolando de la Guardia Wald
  • Cuba : "one huge school" : the impact of the Cuban Revolution / Rosi Smith
  • Education in the Dominican Republic / Molly Hamm and Rebeca Martinez
  • Haiti : building more of the same old "very best Haitian schools the panacea"? / Pierre Lubin and Roselor François