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Education vs. Reality in Bolivia

On his self named [es] blog, Eduardo Bowles reports [es] on changes to Bolivia's education system. According to the new school programme: “in elementary school there won't be any failed students. According to the new education trends, children should not be educated in a competitive environment”. As part of his analysis, he argues:

The idea is to set up a collaborative environment, where there is compassion, mutual collaboration and other very important values, no doubt about it, but [these values] are not actually related to our daily reality.

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