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Mexico’s new president, Enrique Pena Nieto, has plans to revitalise both his country’s skills and industry base. He has started with an education reform designed to enhance teacher quality, break down the political strangle-hold of the country’s 1.5 million-member teaching union and return control to the federal government. This is Mr Pena Nieto’s first step in a r...
Dr. Jorge Balan
Support for Josefina Vazquez Mota is growing in the race for the next President of Mexico. She has shaken up the election race as the first female candidate selected by a main political party. Her popularity is growing with a campaign focussing on women’s liberation as one of the major factors changing cultural, social and political life in Mexico. GIS guest expert...
Professor Raul Benitez-Manaut
If Mexico's education system were given an end of term report card it would read: 'Could do better', says GIS expert Dr Pauline Dixon in this briefing. But what will the country's incoming president do to raise standards and how will the new government confront one of its biggest challenges - Latin America's largest teaching union?
Dr. Pauline Dixon