Mexico Has Made ’Remarkable Progress’ in Education
Rebel Education: How a school with a rigorous curriculum for children as young as two makes a world of difference to Mexican students. (Al Jazeera English)
Mexico's Ministry of Public Education (Secretaría de Educación Pública abbreviated SEP) had a "remarkable progress" in preschool, technical and higher education according to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Report on Education for 2017.
SEP assures that the results confirm "the progress of the Education Reform implemented by the current federal administration.
The Education Reform implied a series of benefits to the country since it has promoted technical education, the relation of young people with the labor market has improved and teacher salaries have increased in recent years.
According to the OECD, 32% of new students chose a university major in areas related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics, a figure that places Mexico 5% above the average and among the top six OECD countries in this indicator.
The OECD indicates that the proportion of young people aged 25 to 34 who do not have a high school education has decreased by 10% in the last 16 years, from 63% in 2000 to 53% in 2016.
During the same period, the proportion of young adults who finished higher education increased from 17% to 22%.
Read the rest at El Universal
We invite you to add your charity or supporting organizations' news stories and coming events to PVAngels so we can share them with the world. Do it now!
How You Can Help
Partners for Change
PVAngels.com is a unique blend of community awareness through the posting of local news and events, formal introductions to the charities and their needs, online fundraising, social networking and giving back. Ready to change the world? Join us.
FAIR USE NOTICE: This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance a more in-depth understanding of critical issues facing the world. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 USC Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information click here. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.