Rosario Lizana · January, 2006

Latest posts by Rosario Lizana from January, 2006

Chilean Scout Blogs

  31 January 2006

The Scouts movement has existed in Chile for the last 96 years. This networked community has leaders that promote and share the social values of the organization. Currently, more than 70,000 young people are involved and 11,000 adults volunteer in 850 base groups throughout Chile. Some of these groups have...

No Money for Studying in Chile

  25 January 2006

This week, due to a database programming error, government-sponsored loans as well as educational grants for low-income students were given to the wealthiest of those who applied. “Mechonbarsa” (ES) writes that President Lagos promised that 40,000 students would be covered by the loans and scholarships, but now only 14,000 will...

First Woman elected President to Chile

  15 January 2006

Michelle Bachelet, central left coalition, won today the presidential elections in Chile, with a 53.49 % over her contender, entrepreneur Sebastian Piñera with a 46.50 % from the Central right corresponding to the official results. He could not override 16 years of left coalition government, where its outgoing president, Ricardo...

Educational Bridges through Blogs

  10 January 2006

Blogs entering the field of education empower schoolteachers, who are separated by the geography of Chile, to communicate with each other in ways that previously were not so accessible. The blog “Educandonos” (ES) seeks to give schoolteachers a different, participative view of education. The purpose is to use blogs as...

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