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Acosta, Cheila Valera – UNESCO International Bureau of Education, 2005
This document describes primary, secondary and teacher training curricular policy relating to education for citizenship in Cuba, Haiti and the Dominican Republic in order to make practical recommendations for improved design, quality and implementation of these initiatives in the three countries selected. The first chapter describes the Caribbean…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Latin Americans, Citizenship, Citizenship Education
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Aguerrondo, Ines; Lanza, Hilda Maria – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, 2005
In this article, the authors pay tribute to Cecilia Braslavsky, a pedagogue who combined knowledge, reflection, and action. The authors focus on what she considered to be the third stage in her professional career, that is, her time at the Ministry of Education, participating actively in the application of the Federal Education Law passed in 1993.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research and Development, Latin Americans, Educational History
Bond, Lynne; Koont, Sinan; Stephenson, Skye – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2005
If one of the main purposes of study abroad is to promote a greater understanding between members of the host and home nation via face-to-face relations and in-country living experiences, there is no place in the world where United States students studying abroad takes on more significance than it does in Cuba. Given a situation in which home and…
Descriptors: Latin American Culture, Peace, Foreign Countries, Study Abroad
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Glass, Gene V., Ed. – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2001
This document consists of articles 23-45 published in the electronic journal "Education Policy Analysis Archives" for the year 2001: (23) "La Participacion de las Minorias Nacionales dentro de Sistemas Educativas Pre-Modernos: El Caso de los Garifunas de Guatemala" (Carlos R. Ruano); (24) "'Alexander v. Sandoval': A…
Descriptors: Accountability, Civil Rights, Class Size, Elementary Secondary Education
Rimoldi, Horacio J. A. – 1979
The document, written in Spanish, discusses the relationship between research in the social sciences and the role of the university in social science education. The author considers the education of researchers, the application of research, the need for interdisciplinary research methods, and problems involved in cross-cultural studies. He states…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Needs, Higher Education
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Sontheimer, Kurt – Cuadernos Americanos, 1973
Descriptors: Science Education, Sciences, Social Planning, Social Problems
Ministerio de Educacion, Guatemala City (Guatemala). Direccion de Bienestar Estudiantil y Educacion Especial. – 1971
This booklet presents specification tables illustrating the relative importance given to topics on tests within a particular subject area. The general subject areas are social studies, Spanish, mathematics, and natural sciences. Tables are provided for final exams in each of these areas for several primary grades, illustrating the importance of…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Evaluation Methods, Guidelines, International Education