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Calidad de la educación básica y media en Colombia: diagnóstico y propuestas

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  • Felipe Barrera-Osorio

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  • Dario Maldonado

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  • Catherine Rodríguez

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Resumen: Este trabajo hace una propuesta de política educativa para Colombia que permita mejorar la calidad de la educación básica, secundaria y media y así convertirla en una herramienta efectiva de movilidad social. Se muestra que Colombia ha tenido avances importantes en cobertura. Sin embargo, las mejoras en términos de calidad han sido marginales e inequitativas. Las propuestas de política son: i) fortalecimiento de la evaluación de la calidad de la educación; ii) fortalecimiento de la capacidad institucional de los colegios públicos; iii) implementación de la jornada escolar completa; iv) implementación de una política de docentes que permita atraer mejores profesionales y mejorar los instrumentos de evaluación de los docentes; v) participación del sector privado en la provisión de educación. Abstract: This paper makes a proposal of the education policies needed in Colombia in order to improve its quality of basic and secondary education and thus allow it to become a tool of poverty reduction and increase in social mobility. We show that Colombia has attained significant progress in enrollment rates. However, improvements in terms of quality have been marginal and not equitable. The policy proposals revolve around five elements: i) strengthening the evaluation of the quality of education; (ii) strengthening the institutional capacity of public schools; (iii) implementation of a complete school day; (iv) implementation of a policy of teachers that attract best professionals and improve their evaluation instruments; (v) participation of the private sector in the provision of education.

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Paper provided by UNIVERSIDAD DEL ROSARIO in its series DOCUMENTOS DE TRABAJO with number 010078.

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  1. Isabelle Joumard & Juliana Londoño Vélez, 2013. "Income Inequality and Poverty in Colombia - Part 1. The Role of the Labour Market," OECD Economics Department Working Papers 1036, OECD Publishing.
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