Major Project in the Field of Education in Latin America and the Caribbean

Projet majeur dans le domaine de l'éducation en Amérique latine et dans les Caraïbes
Proyecto Principal de Educación en América Latina y el Caribe (PROMEDLAC)

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Founded

1981

History

1981, as a project of E-XE9580 - UNESCO Regional Bureau for Education in Latin America and the Caribbean. A subsidiary organ of the General Conference of B-XB3383 - UNESCO. Terminated Mar 2001.

Aims

Through innovative strategies adapted to specific national characteristics: ensure schooling of all school age children, supplying them with a minimum of 8 to 10 years of general education; eradicate illiteracy before the end of the century; develop and extend adult education services; improve quality and efficiency of educational systems through implementation of necessary reforms.

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Structure

Regional Intergovernmental Committee for the Major Project in the Field of of Education in Latin America and the Caribbean -- Comité régional intergouvernemental pour le Projet majeur dans le domaine de l'éducation en Amérique latine et dans les Caraïbes (meets every 3 years), consisting of high level government representatives; Regional Plan of Action; National Plan of Action. Networks (4): U-XK0312 - Red Regional para la Capacitación, la Innovación y la Investigación en los Campos de la Politica, Planificación y la Administración de la Educación Basica y de los Programas de Alfabetización (REPLAD); U-XK0191 - Regional Network for the Training, In-Service Training and Further Training of Teachers; U-XF1815 - Regional Network for Training Personnel and Providing Specific Support in Adult Education and Literacy Programmes; E-XK0192 - Regional Information System. Also includes F-XF4948 - Latin American Laboratory for Assessment of Quality in Education, which functions as 'Red de Sistemas de Medición y Evaluación de la Calidad de la Educación se los Paises Latinoamericanos'.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality Education

UIA Org ID

XE1039

Last News

1997

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