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Education in Colombia

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Carolina Rojas

on 23 February 2014

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Transcript of Education in Colombia

Carolina Rojas
Colombia is located in South America
Slavery was abolished in 1857
First Schools
Colegio Mayor de San Bartolomé 1604
Colegio la Esperanza 1870
Mestizos, Mulatos, Zambos
Native Indians
Colombia Today
Some Facts about my country!
Per square meter Colombia is the most bio-diverse country on the planet!
Lots of Celebrations
3rd Happiest Country in the world!
So-Called Happy Planet Index 2012
Population: 45,200,000
0-14: 26,7%
15-64: 67,2%
65 and above: 6,1%
According to Index Mundi
Most Extensive Cycle Network in Latin America and many other countries around the world...
Tallest seaside mountain in the world!
84 Indegenous Tribes
61 dialects
Spanish is our official language.
Caños Cristales
Soil, Sun, Sonverty, Harmony and Justice
Rivers and Two oceans
Blood spilled by our patriots during battale
National Bureau of Statistics
another civil war...
Colombia is a middle income country where a large proportion (32%) of the population live in poverty. Colombia is also the seventh most unequal country in the world [1]. Furthermore, poverty and inequality disproportionately affects women, children, Afro-Colombian and Indigenous groups and displaced persons.

The poverty gap is most evident between rural and urban areas: 46.8% of the rural population are poor compared to 28.4% in urban areas. The same is also true in the case of extreme poverty: in rural areas 22.8 per cent live in extreme poverty compared to 6.6% in urban areas.
Rural area are near Bogotá
There is no formal education here.
Most of the population sells drugs or are involved in criminal activities.
Two hour trip from my home.
Hope Worldwide Colombia
Won an ICT contest in Brazil and received computers.
During the week, HWW provided online elementary education to adults.
Online english teachers for children.

Meet their basic needs first, Community Help,
Motivation, Many issues with financial aid.

Differences between public and private schools.
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