Articles from Bolivia
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 30 August 2022
Recovering indigenous names
My name is Kantuta, and I am proud to have an Aymara name that identifies me and represents my community. When it rained, my grandmother told me that children who die without a name go to Tata Granizo. Next to him, children make round ice that falls from the sky...Recovering indigenous names
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 12 December 2019
"Inclusive Schools as a Political and Social Rights Space", by Gabriela Sancho Mena.
Gabriela Sancho Mena
An inclusive public school must be a space where everyone has a place. It is a right that must help strengthen all skills and abilities and encompass all the diversities in our society. It must also be a place of opportunity, reflection, debate, participatory action, invention, questions, research; a secular,..."Inclusive Schools as a Political and Social Rights Space", by Gabriela Sancho Mena.
Union growth 22 November 2019
Bolivia: global education union leaders firmly condemn the coup d’état
Education International’s Executive Board has condemned the situation in Bolivia, stating that it “firmly and unanimously condemns on behalf of its 32 million members the coup d'état that took place last 11 November”.Bolivia: global education union leaders firmly condemn the coup d’état
Leading the profession 26 September 2019
Right to authorship, by Yamile Socolovsky
Education International's decision to encourage discussion of an International Treaty concerning the exceptions and limitations to copyright for educational and research activities is both timely and necessary. The obstacles imposed on these activities by the excessively restrictive regulations in this area become remarkably difficult to overcome in the current context,...Right to authorship, by Yamile Socolovsky
Union renewal and development 26 July 2019
“Education Unions and the Struggle for Democracy”, by Hugo Yasky.
Hugo Rubén Yasky
“As we approach the centenary of the birth of Paulo Freire, whose teachings continue to inspire and influence our actions, the Latin American Pedagogical Movement, EILA and its national member organisations embody the collective will to defend education as a social right and a powerful means for the emancipation of...“Education Unions and the Struggle for Democracy”, by Hugo Yasky.
Union growth 19 December 2018
#UDHR70 – “A banner of struggle for humanity”, by Yamile Socolovsky
On the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, it seems inevitable that we ask ourselves whether in the ensuing time we have succeeded in advancing its goals, or whether those principles have ended up being nothing more than a well-intentioned, but ultimately futile statement of a humanistic...#UDHR70 – “A banner of struggle for humanity”, by Yamile Socolovsky
Climate action and literacy 27 July 2018
Latin America: Public education is a social right and is essential to building equality
Public education is a social right that must be guaranteed, maintained and financed by the government, and it is essential to building equality. This is the overarching message of the educators who gathered at the Regional Meeting of Education International Latin America (EILA) in Cochabamba, Bolivia.Latin America: Public education is a social right and is essential to building equality
Democracy 25 July 2018
In Latin America, teachers and students champion the right to attend university, by Yamile Socolovsky
15 June marked the centenary of the university reform led by the student movement in Córdoba, Argentina. This pioneering reform paved the way for a democratic reconstruction of academic institutions that shook the entire region. The transformation of Latin American public universities became a permanent battleground between those who yearned...In Latin America, teachers and students champion the right to attend university, by Yamile Socolovsky
Union growth 1 May 2017
This May Day, why not try solidarity?
As the occasion to celebrate and reaffirm the value and values of trade unions, from which their principles continue to inspire, today must also serve as a lens to carefully examine our societies and institutions.This May Day, why not try solidarity?
Equity and inclusion 9 September 2014
Bolivia: New child labour law leaves children exposed
In the face of international conventions protecting children from exploitation, Bolivia’s new labour law seeks to regulate rather than eliminate the practice.Bolivia: New child labour law leaves children exposed
Equity and inclusion 16 November 2010
EI reaffirms commitment to indigenous peoples’ rights
The Latin America Regional Meeting on Public Education and Native Peoples has concluded with EI commitment to quality bilingual inter-cultural public education and respect for existing cultural diversity.EI reaffirms commitment to indigenous peoples’ rights