1st Edition

Education and development in Latin America

By Laurence Gale Copyright 1969
    200 Pages
    by Routledge

    194 Pages
    by Routledge

    First published in 1969, this volume presents a survey of the contemporary national education system in Latin American countries. Laurence Gale describes the uneven provision of schools for different sections of the community and the problems which arise with the racial, cultural and geographical difficulties. He examines the main features in education throughout Latin America, areas of co-operation and agreement and differences of policy and provision.

    Part I 1. Introduction: Privilege and Deprivation 2. The Legal Basis, Policy and Finance  3. The Primary School 4. The Secondary Stage 5. Higher Education Part II 6. The Forming of Opinion and the Role of Education Part III 7. Adult Education and Community Development 8. Overseas Aid and Education 9. The Colombian Balance Sheet


    Laurence Gale