Sufficiency, Equity and Effectiveness of School Infrastructure in Latin America according to TERCE
Duarte, Jesús; Jaureguiberry, Florencia; Racimo, Mariana
The purpose of this analysis is to investigate the characteristics of school infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean, using information from TERCE comparatively around the concepts of sufficiency, equity and effectiveness. We start by enquiring whether the physical spaces where Latin American children and youth study are adequate and sufficient to ensure learning. Next, we examine how school spaces are distributed, both according to the geographical area of the students and their socioeconomic and cultural status. Finally, we look at the effectiveness of physical resources within schools, that is, the association between physical spaces and learning (using the results of the TERCE tests as proxy).