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Moving towards change in education: Latin America in the queue of the PISA test


The PISA test is a test conducted by the OECD which seeks to evaluate how educational systems prepare their students to apply their knowledge and skills in tasks that are relevant to their current and future life. This evaluation is designed to know the abilities and aptitudes of the students for the analysis and resolution of problems that allow them to handle information and face situations of adult life. PISA focuses on the evaluation of three areas: reading competence, mathematical competence and scientific competence.This test is done every three years in 15 year old students. More than 60 countries participate today. [...]

Moving towards change in education: Latin America in the queue of the PISA test2019-12-12T12:39:20-03:00

3 success stories of project-based learning


According to the Organization of American States (OAS), an important challenge in Latin America is the low relevance of education, with very few secondary education students focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), which are disciplines associated with A higher level of income. In addition, the region lags behind in the STEM fields of study, especially in science, which has enrollment levels between 2 and 7%, compared to the average of 10% in OECD countries (OAS, 2017). To take care of this problem is that Project-Based Learning is born, this is a pedagogical method that puts students at the [...]

3 success stories of project-based learning2019-12-12T12:39:31-03:00

10 elements of curriculum change that you should know


How are you planning the teaching - learning process according to the new curricular orientations? How to incorporate the new methodologies proposed in your classes? Did it cost you to adapt to the technology of the classrooms?The skills of the 21st century (critical thinking, creativity, citizen training, collaboration, communication among others) will become the essence of the educational spaces of Chilean establishments, this, due to the new curricular bases that change the Common Training Plan General Obligatory and will begin to take effect from next year. Here are 10 things you should know about curriculum change: The new Curricular [...]

10 elements of curriculum change that you should know2019-12-12T12:39:39-03:00

STEAM activities with CoreSkills


The challenges of today's society, characterized by change, technology, information and communication, require that our students develop skills that allow them to function in it, being active participants in these changes. Of course, the work of the subjects separately is not responding to this need for educational training and that it is necessary to implement programs with an active approach that strengthen critical thinking, collaboration and creativity. Students must develop skills to live and work in an environment in constant transformation and for jobs that, although they do not exist now, will exist in the near future.A new term arises in [...]

STEAM activities with CoreSkills2019-12-12T12:39:50-03:00

4 keys to understanding curriculum change


In 2017, the change in the curricular bases for third and fourth media in our country was approved. This year, it was the final approval by the National Education Council (CNED). This change of curriculum will occur progressively beginning the year 2020 with the third media and the year 2021 with the fourth rooms in all educational establishments in Chile. This modification focuses on the relevant knowledge to develop in the current world, looking for the meeting points between the training needs required for the development of the person, for the citizenship, for the labor insertion and for the attainment [...]

4 keys to understanding curriculum change2019-12-12T12:37:41-03:00