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ERIC Number: EJ1144201
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1528-3518
Education in Action: An Engine of Change, Creativity, Innovation, Leadership and Social Commitment
Ulate Sanchez, Rosita
Quarterly Review of Distance Education, v15 n1 p33-38 2014
In this commentary, Rosita Ulate Sanchez states that Venezuela, like other Latin American countries, begins the 21st century by confronting realities that require changes in its learning and education systems. The purpose of Venezuela's education system is to generate social renovation and economic development. It seeks to achieve this through improved educational quality, increased access, and systemic modernization. The Venezuelan educational system has sought to promote the concept of an educational environment that reaches beyond the classroom into the streets, the neighborhoods, and the community. Recognized is the teacher's role, vital in facilitating and generating creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship, and leadership in future generations. This article explores the challenges facing educators in Venezuela, and interacts with and responds to the unique difficulties of a complex and changing Latin American context.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Venezuela
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