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...Country overview Chile The majority of text in this page is sourced from S. Schwartzman , Education in South America ( London : Bloomsbury, 2015). was part of the Spanish colonial empire until 1818 when it became independent. Under...

The Production of Socio-economic Segregation in Chilean Education: School Choice, Social Class and Market Dynamics

Cristián Bellei

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Cristián Bellei is Associate Researcher at the Center for Advanced Research in Education and Professor in the Sociology Department, both at the University of Chile, Chile. He previously worked at the Chilean Ministry of Education and UNICEF in Chile; he has also been a consultant for UNESCO, the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank. He is the author of The Great Experiment: Market and Privatization of Chilean Education (2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mariana Contreras

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Mariana Contreras

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Manuel Canales

Manuel Canales

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Víctor Orellana

Víctor Orellana

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Understanding School Segregation : Patterns, Causes and Consequences of Spatial Inequalities in Education

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...Chile: a highly socially segregated market-oriented educational system Estimates show that Chile has the lowest level of social inclusion in their schools among OECD countries, which implies a low degree of variation in student...

Chile: The Evolution of Educational Policy, 1980–2014

Cristián Bellei

Cristián Bellei is Associate Researcher at the Center for Advanced Research in Education and Professor in the Sociology Department, both at the University of Chile, Chile. He previously worked at the Chilean Ministry of Education and UNICEF in Chile; he has also been a consultant for UNESCO, the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank. He is the author of The Great Experiment: Market and Privatization of Chilean Education (2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Xavier Vanni

Education in South America : Education Around the World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...Funding from PIA-CONICYT Basal Funds for Centers of Excellence Project BF0003 is gratefully acknowledged.In this chapter we describe and interpret the evolution of educational policies applied in Chile from 1980 to the present, a period...

Chile: The Quality of For-Profit Schooling: When ideology trumps evidence

Education in South America : Education Around the World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...Chile is one of the only countries in the world that funds for-profit schools with educational vouchers. Proponents argue that for-profit schools have incentives to reduce costs and to innovate, leading to both higher quality and greater...

Chile: Effectiveness of Teacher Education: Contexts, policies and practices

Education in South America : Education Around the World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...This chapter has been developed thanks to funding from Basal Funds for Centers of Excellence, Project FB 0003, Associative Research Program of CONICYT.This chapter focuses on issues related to the policy environment surrounding...

Teacher Education in South America: A Problem or a Solution?

The Struggle for Teacher Education : International Perspectives on Governance and Reforms

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...With assistance from Sebastián Araneda. Acknowledgment is due to support funding from Basal Funds for Centres of Excellence, Project FB003. Introduction Teacher education has been signalled out as a key influence...