ERIC Number: ED348249
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
The Major Project in the Field of Education in the Latin American and Caribbean Region. OREALC Bulletin 17.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Santiago (Chile). Regional Office for Education in Latin America and Caribbean.
Four articles comprise this issue of the bulletin. "The Situation of Teachers in the English-Speaking Caribbean" (A. B. Alleyne) examines the position of Caribbean teachers with respect to salaries, social security, the teacher shortage, the adequacy of educational objectives and policies, preparation for the profession, and further education. "The Illiteracy in the Group of the 8: Implementation of a Program of Experiences Exchange" (Ministry of Education, Peru) proposes areas of cooperation between the eight countries of the Acapulco Agreement (Mexico, Peru, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, Panama, Colombia, and Venezuela) in their efforts to eradicate illiteracy by the year 2000. "The State and Education in Latin America" (J. Casassus) identifies and discusses some of the issues regarding the link between education and the state in Latin America. "Towards a Mathematics Education Thinking: Contributions of Chilean Research at the Basic and Middle Levels" (P. Montero; H. Gonzalez) presents an overview of Chilean mathematics education at its basic and middle levels, and urges the development of a national thinking in the field. The final part of the bulletin contains information about the activities that the Regional Office for Education in Latin America and the Caribbean has carried out in the region. (JB)
Descriptors: Educational Cooperation, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Government School Relationship, Illiteracy, Literacy Education, Mathematics Instruction, Regional Cooperation, Teacher Education, Teacher Salaries, Teacher Shortage, Teachers
UNESCO Regional Office for Education in Latin American and the Caribbean (OREALC), Enrique Delpiano 2058 (Plaza P. de Valdivia), Casilla 3187, Santiago, Chile.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Santiago (Chile). Regional Office for Education in Latin America and Caribbean.
Identifiers: Argentina; Brazil; Caribbean; Chile; Colombia; Latin America; Mexico; Panama; Peru; Uruguay; Venezuela