An Overview

An overview of changes to Chile’s education system over 20 years The first in a series of six informative films about Chile?s education system and the significant improvements the country has been making in its reading results.

Featuring leading academics Dr Cristian Cox and Dr Gregory Elacqua, and the current Under Secretary of State for Education, Fernando Rojas, this film provides an overview of key educational reforms that Chile has implemented over the last two decades.

Since 1990, when it returned to democracy, Chile has prioritised education and invested in long-term, systemic changes such as school infrastructure and a new curriculum for the 21st Century. Now, the emphasis is on improving the quality of initial teacher training.

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