May 2016
Author(s): Bassi, Marina; Blumberg, Rae Lesser; Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes
This paper analyzes gender bias in teaching in low-performing schools in Chile. To carry out the analyses, the authors used videotaped classes for fourth graders and coded 237 tapings. Results show a…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Alfonso, Mariana; Bos, María Soledad; Duarte, Jesús; Rondón, Carlos; Schady, Norbert; Verdisco, Aimee; Ñopo, Hugo R.; Moreno, Martín; Mizala, Alejandra; Gargiulo, Carlos; Severin, Eugenio; Capota, Christine; Rosero Moncayo, José; Pérez Alfaro, Marcelo; Sánchez Cobo, Fernando; Bassi, Marina; Santiago, Ana; Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Chemello, Graciela; Cabrol, Marcelo; Székely, Miguel
¿Es posible mejorar la calidad de la educación en América Latina y el Caribe? Según los expertos autores de estas páginas, hay soluciones pero no atajos: se trata de comenzar de cero y de apuntalar…
Jun 2012
Author(s): Bassi, Marina; Covacevich, Catalina
Elige Educar is a Chilean public-private initiative that seeks to improve the appreciation of teachers and encourage high-performing students to study education by means of media campaigns, talks to…
Jun 2012
Author(s): Bassi, Marina; Covacevich, Catalina
Elige Educar es una iniciativa público-privada chilena que busca mejorar la valoración de los docentes e incentivar que estudiantes destacados estudien pedagogía, a partir de campanas mediáticas,…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Cabrol, Marcelo; Rondón, Carlos
School attendance in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has increased exponentially in the last two decades, almost every child goes to primary school and access to preschool and high school is…
Nov 2010
Author(s): Alfonso, Mariana; Santiago, Ana; Bassi, Marina
Enseña Chile (ECh) is one model in the direction of helping close the achievement gap between low-income and high-income students in Chile, and is a first adaptation of the Teach for America (TFA)…
Nov 2009
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Cabrol, Marcelo; Ibarrarán, Pablo
Primary-school students in Argentina score low in international assessments of learning, particularly in math and science. To help remedy this situation, the Inter-American Development Bank is…