Achieving the educational goals: Regional report

Paula Darville, Javier González, César Augusto Guadalupe Mendizabal, Vivian Heyl, Paula Louzano, Antonella Perfetti

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Abstract

The goals set by the Summit of the Americas in the area of education speak to centralconcerns that are linked both with guaranteeing the fundamental human rights of allpeople and with investing in the harmonious and equitable development of our countries.The Regional Education Indicators Project, PRIE, is an initiative that came out of theSecond Summit of the Americas, at which Heads of State identified education as thefirst priority of the region. The work carried out by the project has aimed at constructingregional comparable indicators, with the objective of contributing to the definition ofmore effective education policies.In this sense, the publication Educational Panorama of the Americas (2002) was aneffort to view the hemisphere from a comparative educational perspective. It showsthat the progress achieved in education has occurred in a very unequal manner, andthat there are important gaps to be overcome, both within and among countrie
Translated title of the contributionAlcanzando las metas educativas: Informe regional
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationSantiago, Chile
PublisherUnesco
Number of pages75
ISBN (Electronic)956-8302-02-6
StatePublished - Aug 2003

Keywords

  • Education

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