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Guadalupe, Melissa; Gonzalez-Gordon, Ivan – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2023
We study the impact of peer effects on the academic achievement of economics students in Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador (PUCE) Ecuador, for both semesters of 2018. The estimates from our random-effects model show a significant influence of the average-group, high-achieving, and low-achieving peers. These results are robust with the…
Descriptors: Peer Influence, Academic Achievement, Economics Education, College Students
UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training, 2022
The UNESCO-UNEVOC TVET Country Profiles are an online service. They aim to provide concise, reliable and up-to-date information on TVET systems worldwide, including key statistical data which can be compared across countries, major TVET policy documents, and information on governance of TVET. Dynamic diagrams illustrate education systems at a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Profiles, Statistical Data
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Bertoni, Eleonora; Elacqua, Gregory; Marotta, Luana; Martínez, Matías; Santos, Humberto; Soares, Sammara – Comparative Education Review, 2023
Education spending has increased significantly in Latin America, but less is known about how resources are distributed. Using original data, this study measures the inequality in per-pupil spending between regions with different levels of socioeconomic status within Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. We find that Brazil has the widest…
Descriptors: Expenditures, Rural Urban Differences, Educational Finance, Expenditure per Student
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Casapulla, Sharon; Gómez-Urrego, Guillermo; Madrid, Claudia; Iles, Chelsea; Keener, Chris; Viola, Jennifer; Sanchez, Alexandra; Orquera, Cristina; Kingori, Caroline – Health Education Journal, 2022
Objective: To determine the efficacy of using a narrative-based intervention to reduce HIV stigma among members of the general public in a rural community in Ecuador. Design: This cross-sectional intervention study involved a convenience sample of 133 participants from Cariamanga, Ecuador. We used a post-test only comparison group design. Setting:…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Social Bias, Intervention, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
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Burgin, Ximena D. – Intercultural Education, 2023
The Ecuadorian government has reported remarkable learning gains regarding the academic progress of students in the educational system. However, the academic gains for indigenous students have not been clearly demonstrated. This quantitative study aimed at understanding the progress of educational reforms in Ecuador for indigenous students. These…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Academic Achievement, American Indian Students, American Indian Languages
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Stinson, Hannah – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2022
This analysis explores the ways in which the digital measures taken by Ecuador's MINEDUC affected the access and quality of education in Ecuador, as well as impacts of these changes on existing socioeconomic gaps in the country. The exploratory study was based on two semi-structured interviews, one with an educational practitioner and one with a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Educational Quality, Electronic Learning
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Barre-Parrales, Pamela; Villafuerte-Holguín, Jhonny – English Language Teaching Educational Journal, 2021
Ecuadorian educational policy for English as Foreign Language instruction in Ecuador mandated in 2016 to introduce Content and Language Integrated-Learning (CLIL) methodology to improve the teaching and learning process. This research aims to analyze the implementation of CLIL methodology in zone 4 of Ecuador during 2019-2021. This work subscribed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Bermeo-Córdova, Bélgica; Yagüe Blanco, José Luis; Satama Bermeo, Maritza; Satama Tene, Ángel – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2023
Objective: This research seeks to identify strategies that promote the sustainability of pre-professional practices in agricultural careers in Ecuador through the perceptions of actors from the academy, public sector, and business. Design/methodology/approach: This research uses online surveys, fuzzy cognitive maps, and scenario analysis. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agricultural Education, Agriculture, Online Surveys
Walsh-Dilley, Marygold; Vaquera-Vasquez, Santiago – Geography Teacher, 2021
Offered through the Honors College at the University of New Mexico, Conexiones-Ecuador is an explicitly interdisciplinary study abroad program around the theme of "Food, Sovereignty, and Development." In an immersive language and cultural studies experience, students live with host families, take Spanish language classes at the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Study Abroad, College Students, Cultural Awareness
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Yepez-Reyes, Veronica; Williams, Eric R. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2021
Service-learning, as a form of experiential learning, allows universities to work hand-in-hand with local communities, addressing their needs and expectations and putting into practice professional skills acquired by the students. This article reports on two service-learning experiences of communication students and faculty of Ecuador and Ohio,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Service Learning, Undergraduate Students, International Cooperation
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Johnson, Ethan – Peabody Journal of Education, 2021
The present moment represents a high point in the efforts of Afro-Ecuadorians to challenge their systematic exclusion from mainstream institutions and resources. This article examines anti-blackness in and outside of schooling in Ecuador. In the first section, I show that anti-blackness is a fact in Ecuador. Since the colonial era, Black people in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blacks, Racial Bias, Equal Education
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Schneider, Ben Ross; Estarellas, Pablo Cevallos; Bruns, Barbara – Comparative Education Review, 2019
Recent governments in Ecuador (2007-17) have achieved impressive improvements in education. Enrollments increased significantly, and Ecuador's learning gains on regional tests from 2006 to 2013 were among the largest in the region. Ecuador's recent PISA performance provides further confirmation of genuine progress in raising student learning. A…
Descriptors: Politics of Education, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Educational Strategies
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Ponce, Juan; Intriago, Ruthy – Journal of Research in International Education, 2022
This study provides an evaluation of the impact of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme introduced in 2006 to 200 public schools in Ecuador. Using a combination of different methodologies in order to have a credible identification strategy, we find that the International Baccalaureate Diploma has a positive impact on academic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Advanced Placement Programs, Public Schools, Program Evaluation
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Fine-Dare, Kathleen S. – Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 2022
This article analyzes the effectiveness of public pedagogical practices underpinning urban Indigenous cultural identity, recognition, and historical awareness carried out by four generations of people who are members of the Indigenous organization Casa Kinde, located in northwestern Quito, Ecuador. I argue that these practices create a definition…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Program Effectiveness, Urban Areas, Indigenous Populations
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Burgin, Ximena D. – Teacher Development, 2022
This exploratory case study examined two approaches to school improvement with teachers from an urban area of Ecuador. An all-day workshop with elementary-level teachers focused on how to improve teaching utilizing network improvement communities (NICs) and the plan-do-study-act (PDSA) cycle. Hands-on activities helped participants reflect on…
Descriptors: Teacher Empowerment, Faculty Development, Barriers, Teacher Attitudes
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