Category Archives: Politics

IB announces Candidate Registration Fee eliminated from November 2019

The IB Diploma Programme (DP) is an assessed programme for students aged 16-19 that leads to the award of an IB Diploma. It is an academically challenging and balanced programme of education that is respected by leading universities around the … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Education, Education Technology, Higher Education Teaching & Learning, Politics | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Introducción a la Pedagogía de Paulo Freire

Paulo Freire es un pedagogo, pero al mismo tiempo es un político, sociólogo, antropólogo e historiador. Su propuesta político-pedagógica comienza en el aula escolar pero pretende impactar en toda la sociedad. Nuestro autor no nos ofrece soluciones mágicas, ni fórmulas infalibles. Resulta … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Education, Higher Education Teaching & Learning, Politics, Reflections, Teaching Tips | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Pasantía Al Extranjero: Para Docentes de Inglés

El Plan Nacional de Inglés, English in English, impulsado por la División de Educación General a través del PIAP, busca por una parte mejorar el aprendizaje del idioma inglés entre los estudiantes de 5º básico a 4toº medio y por … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Education, Education Technology, EFL, Politics, Reflections, Teaching Tips | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cambio Currícular de la Currículum Nacional de Chile: Pro y Contra

La Educación Media se organiza considerando tres modalidades: Humanístico-Científica, Técnico-Profesional, y Artística. En estas tres modalidades los dos primeros años de la Educación Media están destinados a la Formación General, ocupando esta la mayor parte del tiempo de trabajo escolar … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Educación Técnica Profesional, Education, Education Technology, Politics, Reflections | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Admisión Escolar 2019: “La selección escolar es efectiva para un país que no queremos construir”

Sistema Admisión Escolar: Inicio Postulaciones Agosto 2019  El Sistema de Admisión Escolar es un sistema centralizado de postulación que se realiza a través de una plataforma en internet en la que las familias encuentran información de todos los colegios que … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Educación Técnica Profesional, Education, Education Technology, Politics, Research | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

#Chile: #NuevoCurrículum Escolar 2020

Fuente: MINEDUC El único órgano con atribuciones para aprobar o rechazar cambios al currículum es el Consejo Nacional de Educación, órgano autónomo, técnico, que hoy preside Pedro Montt, quien fue designado por la ex Presidenta Michelle Bachelet en 2015 y … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Debates, Educación Técnica Profesional, Education, Education Technology, EFL, Higher Education Teaching & Learning, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

SocioEconomic Segregation In Chile: Can Separate Schools For The Rich And The Poor Ever Be Equal?

I recently identified, in “Where Is The Teaching And Learning Of English In Chile Going? Quo Vadis?“, structural inequality as the heart and soul of Chile’s seeming inability to teach English successfully to Chilean students from poor socio-economic backgrounds. I … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Education, Politics, Research | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Where Is The Teaching And Learning Of English In Chile Going? Quo Vadis?

Nowadays (2019), the teacher of English in Chile, is a language teaching professional. I say that frankly and sincerely, based on my personal participation and observations of the past 18 years, as a teacher trainer, educator, and English Language Teaching … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Education, EFL, Politics, Reflections, Research | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

English Language Requirements For People Seeking UK Citizenship

Excerpt: Life In The UK, 3rd Edition “Britain is a fantastic place to live: a modern, thriving society with a long and illustrious history. Our people have been at the heart of the world’s political, scientific, industrial and cultural development. … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, EFL, Politics, Research | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Arizona Changes How English Language Learners Are Taught

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed Senate Bill 1014 into law, eliminating the controversial four-hour mandated block of English-language instruction (ELL) for English language learners in the state. ELL teachers now have more flexibility to tailor instruction to meet the … Continue reading

Posted in Education, EFL, Politics, Teaching Tips | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment