Notes on the current cultural and educational system in Chile
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Published by World University Service (U.K.) [for Academics for Chile] in London .
Written in English



  • Chile,
  • Chile.


  • Social values.,
  • Education -- Chile.,
  • Chile -- Social conditions -- 1970-

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Edition Notes

Cover title.

Statementby P. Bulé.
LC ClassificationsHN293.5 .B84
The Physical Object
Pagination[2], 17, [1] leaves ;
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4215108M
LC Control Number80494717

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Data and research on education including skills, literacy, research, elementary schools, childhood learning, vocational training and PISA, PIACC and TALIS surveys., In the Social Movement for Public Education led the biggest demonstrations since Pinochet’s dictatorship in Chile. Since then, one of the main campaigns in Chilean society has been for the recognition of education as a. The Catholic University of Chile, with branches in Santiago and Valparaíso, is the major private university. The Biblioteca Nacional de Chile ("Chilean National Library") in Santiago was founded in It is one of the oldest libraries in Latin America. Rural Life. Many people live in Chile's rural areas, working in the fruit or fishing. Increasing educational attainment holds promise for reducing this income inequity, but Chile must first correct failures in its largely market-based education sector in order to drive increased attainment for all Chileans. We are focusing on the issues at the core of current Chile’s policy discourse on higher education reforms.   The proposal presented by the government to reform higher education in Chile is currently being analyzed and debated in the Chilean parliament. It is important to remember that the last reform took place 35 years ago. Since then, the system has grown and changed considerably.