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date: 26 September 2022

Privatization of Education in Latin American Countrieslocked

Privatization of Education in Latin American Countrieslocked

  • Theresa AdriãoTheresa AdriãoUniversity of Campinas
  •  and Camilla CrosoCamilla CrosoIndependent Scholar

Summary

Privatization of education in Latin America, and particularly in South America, has been an ongoing process since the last decades of the 20th century and continues to be a pressing issue in the present times. It has been leveraged in the context of regional neoliberal consolidation and taken root in legal and policy frameworks, as well as in mainstream public opinion. Education privatization has concretely taken shape through its governance and supply as well as through the different curricular dimensions, including textbooks, teacher training and evaluation procedures, with important consequences in terms of equity and the realization of the right to education for all.

Subjects

  • Educational Politics and Policy

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