Latin American nations identify education as the key to economic success

Brazils President Dilma Rousseff will have to carry out promises to raise the quality of education (photo: dpa)
Brazils President Dilma Rousseff will have to carry out promises to raise the quality of education (photo: dpa)

Latin American countries have experienced a decade of economic growth funded by commodity exports, and their people have come to expect higher standards-of-living and greater educational opportunities. Brazil, Mexico and Chile are three of the nations making special efforts to improve their learning systems – but simply throwing money at the sector is not the answer, writes GIS guest expert Gabriel Sanchez Zinny. Quality is more important than quantity.

Latin American nations identify education as the key to economic success

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