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Martin, Ian; Vera, George – Journal of School-Based Counseling Policy and Evaluation, 2020
This article reports findings from surveys collected from practicing school-based counselors in Venezuela (N = 30) and Costa Rica (N = 107) using the "International Survey of School-Based Counseling Activities" (ISSCA). Analyses identified striking similarities between these two countries and major differences when compared to the other…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Counselors, Counseling Techniques, Cultural Differences
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Strother, Emma – Arts Education Policy Review, 2019
An expansive movement comprised of UN Millennium Development Goals, international banks, and hundreds of programs worldwide promotes access to the arts as a creative means of social change. Often grounded in cognitive science and inspired by the model of youth orchestras in Venezuela known as El Sistema, this movement contends that arts…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Musicians, Social Change, Economics
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Adbul-Majied, Sabeerah; Kinkead-Clark, Zoyah – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2022
Since 2015, Trinidad and Tobago experienced an influx of over 40,000 migrants from Venezuela. Having signed the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, young migrant children are entitled to education in Trinidad and Tobago. However, they face obstacles accessing schooling and social services…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Access to Education, Public Policy
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Chiroleu, Adriana; Marquina, Monica – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2017
In recent decades, many Latin American governments have implemented policies to expand opportunities in higher education, aiming at reducing discrimination and social inequalities. These policies have taken different forms, according to the peculiarities of the respective higher education systems. The purpose of this paper is to explore the scope…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Public Policy, Access to Education, Foreign Countries
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Robin, John P.; Terzo, Frederick C. – 1972
This study investigates the effects that the abundance of resources in this country has had on the urban development of the country, upon its pattern of population distribution, and upon the conscious effort of the Venezuelan government to reshape its population pattern by the planning of new urban centers and by the opening of previously…
Descriptors: Demography, Developing Nations, Housing, Industrialization
Maldonado Rangel, Edgar A. – ProQuest LLC, 2009
In recent years the two concepts of economic development and technological advancement have become entwined so that they have, in many cases, come to mean the same thing. For countries seeking economic development through engagement with the Information Economy, policies supporting technological development claim privileged positions in national…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economic Development, Public Administration, Computer Software
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Carey, John C.; Fan, Kui Yuan; He, Lijuan; Jin, Yuan Ying – Journal of School-Based Counseling Policy and Evaluation, 2020
This article describes a factor analytic study designed to identify the underlying dimensions of school-based counseling practice that will be useful in describing cross-national differences in school-based counseling practice and in enabling comparative research on school-based counseling policy and effectiveness. Practicing school-based…
Descriptors: School Counseling, School Counselors, Surveys, Factor Analysis
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Duffy, Maura – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2015
Venezuela's "Bolivarian Revolution" is conceptualised as an anti-neoliberal project that aims to promote fundamental changes in the configuration of political power via processes of state-grassroots collaboration. Central to this process is an emphasis on the key role of education in the development of a 21st Century socialism based on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Systems, Democracy, Public Education
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Lafontant Di Niscia, Attilio – Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education, 2019
In this article, I visualize the relationship between tonewood exploitation and the import of musical instruments for Venezuela's El Sistema, with the participation of the Venezuelan State, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), and manufacturing companies from China and the Global North. My basis…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Musical Instruments, Music Activities, Musicians
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Duffy, Maura – Journal of Education Policy, 2015
The "Bolivarian Revolution" in Venezuela is conceptualised as a pedagogical project that aims to develop "twenty-first century Socialism" through state-grassroots collaboration in the reorganisation of political space in order to develop participatory, democratic institutions and processes. The cornerstones of this project to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Democracy, Social Change, Social Systems
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Rosabal-Coto, Guillermo – Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education, 2016
In this article I suggest that SINEM--the Costa Rican version of Venezuela's El Sistema--articulates a development discourse which legitimates neoliberal policies that govern the twenty-first-century international market, in which Costa Rica figures only as a subaltern. I contend that such articulation contributes to perpetuating notions and…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Music Education, Social Mobility, Foreign Policy
Albornoz, Orlando – 1994
This collection of essays examines the status of higher education in Latin America and the Caribbean, focusing on historical trends, the administration of universities, and the influence of higher education on the greater society. It reviews the evolution of universities in the area during the 20th century, highlighting the emergence of Latin…
Descriptors: Accountability, College Administration, Educational Change, Educational History
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Finger, Leslie; Gindin, Julián – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, 2015
Latin American teachers' unions have stepped into the policymaking sphere and shaped education policies unrelated to regular workplace priorities like salaries and class sizes at notable moments. The literature on teachers' unions in Latin America has not addressed this, tending to focus instead on those unions' history and role in social…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Unions, Educational Policy
International Association of Universities, Paris (France). – 1978
Redistribution and redeployment of university resources, both human and material, have begun in a number of countries to meet the new needs of lifelong education. Selected case studies that appear to be characteristic and representative of different types of university situations in different countries are presented in this book. Analysis of the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, College Role, Comparative Education
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Muhr, Thomas – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2016
This article draws from an education governance approach to conduct a pluri-scalar analysis of equity of access to tertiary education in the context of South-South cooperation. An account of distributional justice in access to tertiary education in the Federative Republic of Brazil and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela is integrated with a…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Access to Education, International Cooperation, Justice
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