Education in Latin America and the Caribbean
IDB launches training in Early Childhood Development. The IDB partnered with the Institute for Economic and Social Development (INDES) to develop a course to strengthen the capacities of policymakers and implementers and increase the effectiveness of early childhood development policies, programs and projects. Applications deadline: June 11, 2013. Course description (only in Spanish).
Argentina commits to equity for the third time. On May 31, the Argentinian government and the Inter-American Development Bank launched the third stage of the Program to Support Equity Improvement (PROMEDU - after its initials in Spanish), which seeks to reduce the gap in learning opportunities between children and youth of different socioeconomic levels. Read more.
Plan Ceibal shares experiences in ExpoAprende. Plan Ceibal is a project of the Government of Uruguay supported by the IDB that aims at promoting digital inclusion and reducing gaps in access to education and culture. In ExpoAprende, Plan Ceibal creates a space to exchange best practices and lessons learned. The deadline to apply to showcase experiences is July 30. Read more.
Barbados launches A Ganar pilot program. On June 6, the government of Barbados, the Inter-American Development Bank and the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) launched the pilot of Partners of the Americas' A Ganar Program. This is an innovative program that develops youth worforce through sports. Video.
- A snapshot of learning gaps in the region (3:23)
- Positive Action Pilot in Belize (1:19)
- The Miseducation of Latin American Girls: Poor Schooling Makes Pregnancy a Rational Choice (02:08)
- Educating Haiti (02:30)
- All Children Counting (2:52)
A snapshot of learning gaps in the region
Positive Action Pilot in Belize
The Miseducation of Latin American Girls: Poor Schooling Makes Pregnancy a Rational Choice
All Children Counting
IDB signed a US$20 million for Global Loan Program with the Caribbean Development Bank for small Caribbean countries
IDB signed today a US$20 million for Global Loan Program with the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) for small C...
Joining forces for Daniel
Chile, Ecuador and Argentina have implemented programs that focus on improving learning in children and youth ...