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Make School a Democracy

ARMENIA, Colombia — IN a one-room rural schoolhouse an hour’s drive from this city in a coffee-growing region of Colombia, 30 youngsters ages 5 to 13 are engrossed in study. In most schools, students sit in rows facing the teacher, who does most of the talking. But these students are grouped at tables, each corresponding to a grade level. The hum of conversation fills the room.

Herramientas Pedagógicas para fortalecer la educación Rural

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Con una inversión de 1.300 millones de pesos, la Secretaría de Educación de Cundinamarca entregó 3.335 juegos de guías del modelo flexible Escuela nueva para básica primaria, en las instituciones educativas oficiales rurales

Escuela Nueva, una “nueva escuela” que viene del sur

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El historial de esta “nueva escuela” no se limita al prestigioso premio Wise, el cual Vicky Colbert ganó en el 2013 y hoy en día es considerado como el premio Nobel de la educación. Escuela Nueva es un modelo escolar desarrollado por Vicky Colbert, Beryl Levinger y Óscar Mogollón, en Colombia en los años 70

Vicky Colbert Reyes Director of Fundación Escuela Nueva

Clara Victoria Colbert Reyes, director of Fundación Escuela Nueva is an internationally known educator from Bogota because of the creation of the Escuela Nueva pedagogical model.

Escuela Activa Urbana Promotes Non-cognitive Learning

Nobel Prize winner James Heckman has noted that non-cognitive skills (i.e., social and emotional skills) are crucial in determining the success of young people, and that public education tends to ignore this fact. By Jeff Puryear, Felipe Barrera-Osorio, and Maria Cortelezzi

Where is Vicky Colbert this week? In Qatar

From November 4th to the 6th, Vicky Colbert will be assisting and presenting at the World Innovation Summit for Education, a special invitation from the Qatar Foundation. 


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