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Chile

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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...
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...Despite the recent growth in the number of large-scale student assessments, there is little evidence on their potential to inform improvements in school management and classroom instruction in developing countries. This study conducted...

South American Perspectives

Successful School Leadership : International Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Debt crisis in South America led to education policies founded on the tripod of decentralization, funding diversification and external evaluation. At the same time, democratization led to increasing social actors’ participation and school...

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

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...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...

Brazil: Towards the consolidation of music as a mandatory curriculum subject

The Origins and Foundations of Music Education : International Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction The chapter illustrates the struggles and negotiations that have characterized the relationship between music education and government policies in Brazil. Five distinct historical eras provide the focus...

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Erica Colmenares

Erica Colmenares is a doctoral researcher in the department of Curriculum and Teaching at Teachers College, Columbia University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Daniel Friedrich

Daniel Friedrich is Associate Professor of Curriculum at Teachers College, Columbia University, USA. He is the author of Democratic Education as a Curricular Problem (2014) and co-editor of a special issue of Education Policy Analysis Archives on the global network Teach For All (with Rolf Straubhaar). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Resonances of El Chavo del Ocho in Latin American Childhood, Schooling, and Societies

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...How does one conclude a book that eschews fixed and stable meanings, whose attention wanders in multiple directions, and whose expressions are indeterminate, indefinite, and provisional? Is such a task even possible, or do we face...

Reconciliation Through Educational Reform? Recommendations and Realities in Peru

Julia Paulson

Julia Paulson is Lecturer in the School of Education at Bath Spa University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education and Reconciliation : Exploring Conflict and Post-Conflict Situations

Continuum, 2010

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...Introduction In Peru, education has been widely identified as a factor that contributed towards a violent conflict that lasted 20 years, from 1980 to 2000 (CVR 2003, 2004; Ansión et al., 1993; Degregori, 1990). The conflict in Peru...
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...Drawing on in-depth interviews with young women and men in rural and urban Brazil, this qualitative research explores gender dimensions in the causes and consequences of being “out of work and out of school.” A key conclusion from...

Argentina: From ‘Música Vocal’ to ‘Educación Artística: Música’

The Origins and Foundations of Music Education : International Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction From colonial times music education in Latin American territories was associated principally with the Roman Catholic Church, for which music played an important liturgical role. Jesuit...

Legislative Protection for IDPs and Education in Colombia

Education and Internally Displaced Persons : Education as Humanitarian Response

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...This chapter outlines the steps taken by the Colombian judicial authorities to introduce and monitor a series of instruments increasing the legislative protection of the tens of thousands of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs...