IDB-UNESCO: Gaps in education systems will be exacerbated if education is not prioritized within pandemic response plans
A new UNESCO Report calls for better education data and action to include those left behind in the Caribbean, as it faces up to the pandemic
A new UNESCO regional report in partnership with SUMMA launched in the Caribbean this Thursday shows that COVID19 has increased education divides It points to the need to develop urgent measures to reach those left behind noting a critical lack of data on the most marginalized Its recommendations show the steps policy makers must prioritize in their response plans so that the education emergency does not turn into a disaster
Sexism and homophobia continue to permeate schools in Latin America
A UNESCO report says discrimination and harassment against lesbian gay bisexual transgender and intersex LGBTI students remains widespread in schools
UNESCO survey shows that 2021 should be a year in which diagnostics should be prioritised in Latin American and Caribbean schools
In a context in which most countries in the region are in various situations of partial closure and evaluating the return to school the Regional Bureau for Education in Latin America and the Caribbean OREALCUNESCO Santiago through its Latin American Laboratory for Assessment of the Quality of Education LLECE released the findings of the survey A un año del comienzo de la pandemia Continuidad educativa y evaluación en América Latina y el Caribe en 2021 which was applied in March 2021 and was answered by 18 countries in the region
Por una educación ciudadana para los desafíos del siglo XXI
OpEd in Spanish Por Claudia Mojica representante residente del PNUD en Chile y Claudia Uribe directora de la Oficina Regional de Educación para América Latina y el Caribe OREALCUNESCO Santiago y representante de la UNESCO en Chile
Educación inicial: desafíos más allá del Covid-19
OpEd in Spanish Por Mary Guinn Delaney asesora en Educación para la Salud y el Bienestar de la Oficina Regional de Educación para América Latina y el Caribe de la Unesco Francisca Morales oficial de Educación de la Unicef Chile y Gabriela Sánchez coordinadora de Primera infancia de la Organización de Estados Iberoamericanos para la Educación la Ciencia y la Cultura OEI
Teachers' voices: Creative learning "doesn't cost more and doesn't require a lot of infrastructure"
Representatives of culture, education and civil society will meet at a national forum on arts education convened by UNESCO in Chile
Venezuelan family and access to education in Chile: "We thought we were going to have some kind of discrimination for being migrants, but it has been really nice"
Jesús and Victoria Chacín are father and daughter who along with the familys mother and two other children are among the hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans who have migrated to Chile in search of new horizons The Chacín family arrived in Chile in 2018 Jesus arrived first in February and the rest of the family arrived in July in the middle of the southern winter after the end of the school year in Venezuela Like many the familys first concern apart from work was the childrens right to education And although there were many fears and doubts their experience has been more positive than they had expected Leaving Venezuela was a tough decision says Jesús the father of the family We had to leave everything in Venezuela We had to leave everything sell everything so that we could come and make a new life as a family start over It was a very difficult decision especially for the children because it affects them a lot not to be in the same school to have to make new friends And despite these difficulties the Chacín family is now three years old in Chile Pandemic and all they say their stay has been pleasant and their decision to migrate was the right one Further information in Spanish