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Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC. – 2002
This CD-ROM is part of an interactive and dynamic multimedia package of information and games for learning K'iche' and Ixil. This CD-ROM includes six books in electronic format with interactive exercises that support improved bilingual and intercultural education and teacher training, specifically in the languages of K'iche' and Ixil. Books…
Descriptors: Females, Grammar, Guides, Instructional Materials
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Baeza Ruz, Andres – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2010
This article analyses the establishment of the "Instituto Nacional de Chile" between 1810 and 1830 as a crucial element of a political and cultural project advanced from an enlightened and republican elite. Its early inception in 1813 resulted from the necessity of consolidating a republican order, as shown by the different projects…
Descriptors: Catholics, Foreign Countries, Consciousness Raising, Educational History
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Padron, Hiram – Convergence, 1972
Describes a school which provides non-credit classes and correspondence study to increase Venezuela's skilled work force.'' (Editor)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Adult Vocational Education, Commuter Colleges
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Granados Beltrán, Carlo – GIST Education and Learning Research Journal, 2013
Many of the actions of Colombia's National Programme for the Development of Foreign Languages (Programa Nacional de Desarrollo de Lenguas Extranjeras--PNDLE) have been carried out in elementary and secondary education, but there is not much information about its impact in institutions of higher education. The aim of this article is to present the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Education Programs, Higher Education
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Hortiales, Evelyne Suárez; Nieto, Angelica Ramos; Hurtado, María Elena Zepeda – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
In recent years concern about Mexican reading habits has increased. Statistics show short reading interest; an average Mexican reads 3.8 books a year [1]. As teachers, reading habits are important and reflect students' skills and academic performances. Many teachers would complain about students reading habits; it is considered to be non-existent.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Innovation, Reading Habits, Reading Interests
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Martínez-Cerdá, Juan-Francisco; Torrent-Sellens, Joan – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2017
In recent decades, international organizations have developed initiatives that incorporate lifelong learning as a tool to increase the employability of citizens. In this context, the goal of this research is to test the influence of formal e-learning on estimating employment status. The research made use of a sample of 595 citizens in 2007 and…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Electronic Learning, Employment Potential, Adult Education
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Palma, Lisiane Celia; de Oliveira, Lessandra M.; Viacava, Keitiline R. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2011
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to identify the number of courses related to sustainability offered in bachelor degree programs of business administration in Brazilian federal universities. Design/methodology/approach: An exploratory research was carried out based on a descriptive scope. The process of mapping federal universities in Brazil…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Required Courses, Business Administration, Foreign Countries
de Avila, Alejandro – ProQuest LLC, 2010
"Nuu Savi" ("Sacred Rain's collectivity"), the Mixtec people of southern Mexico, had created some of the most complex polities in the continent at the time of European contact. Five hundred years later, they remain cohesive, culturally distinct communities, as increasing numbers of individuals and families migrate to northern…
Descriptors: Geology, Foreign Countries, Plants (Botany), Vocabulary
UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training, 2013
To strengthen global and regional harmonization for the advancement of TVET transformation through the capacities of UNEVOC's unique global Network of specialized TVET institutions and affiliated partners, the UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre organized a series of meetings to be held in all regions of the world. The meetings are organized…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Technical Education, Employment Potential
Theiler, Julio; Isla, Miguel; Arrillaga, Hugo; Ceirano, Eduardo; Lozeco, Cristobal – 1998
This paper explains the educational changes in the Water Resources Engineering program offered by the Universidad Nacional del Litoral in Santa Fe, Argentina, for the last 20 years at the undergraduate level. The need for modernizing the engineering teaching program occurred due to changes in the social system in which the concepts of development…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Engineering Education, Foreign Countries
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Luchini, Pedro Luis – HOW, 2010
This case study aims at replicating a study conducted in 2007 with a group of ten trainees at the English Teacher Training Program at Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata. In 2007, the participants recorded a dyadic interactive task. Speech data were analyzed to see how, through the use of language, learners construed their social reality. In the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries, Case Studies, English (Second Language)
Boletin del Centro Nacional de Documentacion e Informacion Educativa, 1971
This article discusses the education provisions established in the Argentine Plan for Development and Security (1971-1975). The statements on educational development call for a diagnostic study of the current cultural and educational situation, the establishment of objectives and strategies, goals for each level of education, steps for the…
Descriptors: Cultural Enrichment, Education, Educational Diagnosis, Educational Improvement
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Mattenella, L. E.; Velazco, J. W. – Information Development, 1992
This article briefly describes the development of bibliographic retrieval systems in the Instituto de Beneficio di Minerales (IN BE MI) in Salta, Argentina, using the Mini-micro CDS/ISIS software developed by Unesco. (LRW)
Descriptors: Bibliographic Databases, Bibliographic Records, Computer Software, Computer System Design
Revista de la Educacion Superior, 1986
This serial issue is entirely devoted to the proceedings of the 1986 meeting of the "Asociacion Nacional de Universidades e Institutos de Ensenanza Superior (ANUIES)." Major attention is given to the "Programa Integral Para el Desarrollo de la Educacion Superior (PROIDES)," i.e. a comprehensive program for the development of…
Descriptors: College Planning, Educational Assessment, Educational Development, Educational Finance
Instituto Nacional de Pedagogia (Mexico). – 1971
This document is an English-language abstract (approximately 1500 words) of a guide based on the results of experiments conducted by the Instituto Nacional de Pedagogia in its pilot school and other schools in Mexico, D. F. The foreword points out that there are two aspects of language teaching in elementary schools--the first year class to read…
Descriptors: Abstracts, Audiovisual Aids, Language Acquisition, Language Aids
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