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English classes in Colombia: a failure

The Minister of Education of Colombia, Mrs Cecilia María Vélez White, declared that the evaluation to teachers of English of the Colombian schools has proven their lack of preparation: “De los once mil que nosotros habíamos evaluado más o menos unos cinco mil no sabían hablar inglés, los otros seis mil por lo menos tenían […]

Education for people who who have been denied their rights

XIV Seminar at Ciudad Don Bosco (ANS – Medellín) – With a concert performed by the “Orquesta Sinfónica Infantil y Juvenil de Medellín” the XIV Seminar at Ciudad Don Bosco was brought to a close. Held on 19 and 20 June at the Ciudad Don Bosco in Medellín, the meeting had as its topic “Educational […]

Stop to send us things! Send us education!

The academic year is nearly to finish in Cambodia and it is time to start to see what we got this year for our children and youth. It is more often to see the boys wearing nice T-shirt with English letters, while foreigners buy T-shirts with Khmer inscriptions. Either the foreigners or the Cambodian boys […]

World Bank-Colombia-first country for poor student loans

Colombia becomes the first country to benefit from extended loan maturities. This new education loan will help the poorest students of the country. World Bank. Last March 2008, Colombia became the first country to benefit from a new World Bank policy that significantly extends loan maturities. The approval of a $300 millions loan to support […]