The best years of education in Latin America, 1950-1980

This article will study the best years of education in Latin America (1950 – 1980); where a great majority of the regional population shared a positive perception of education of the first time. The first part will have a look at one of the most unique Latin American educational phenomena of the era...

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Main Author: Donoso-Romo, Andrés
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: Facutad de Educación, Universidad de Costa Rica 2014
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/educacion/article/view/15264
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/22910
Summary: This article will study the best years of education in Latin America (1950 – 1980); where a great majority of the regional population shared a positive perception of education of the first time. The first part will have a look at one of the most unique Latin American educational phenomena of the era – the exponential increase of educational coverage. The second part will analyze other important tendencies during these decades – the implementation of reforms that affected to educational systems. The third part will point out in detail the major critiques against educational systems. The last part, as a way of conclusion, will explain the antecedents that, in the late 70s and early 80s, will change the general basis of education in Latin America.