ERIC Number: EJ635870
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Education, Culture and Indigenous Rights: The Case of Educational Reform in Bolivia.
Comboni Salinas, Sonia; Juarez Nunez, Jose Manuel
Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, v30 n1 p105-24 Mar 2000
Examines the implementation of intercultural bilingual education throughout Bolivia and its relationship to the linguistic and cultural rights of the majority indigenous population. Discusses institutional and curriculum reforms, particularly in rural schools; a new emphasis on students' learning needs; relationship to indigenous self-determination; community participation in educational decision making; and teacher resistance to change. (Contains 23 references.) (SV)
Descriptors: American Indians, Bilingual Education, Cultural Pluralism, Decentralization, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Language Maintenance, Multicultural Education, Rural Education, School Community Relationship, Self Determination, Social Change
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Translations
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Bolivia