Jaime Benjumea, pedagogical subdirector from Bogotá- Tolima and pedagogical coordinator from concesioned schools to Fe y Alegría Colombia shares with us what quality education implies: learnings for life, fair and dignifying salaries to teachers and curriculum student self centered in their interests.
Archive for d. Quality Education
The idea of a “quality education for all” is also new in the Society of Jesus. The SJ was born when this right did not exist and the vast majority of the people were illiterate. It developed as an educational religious order in a world where very few people went to school. Nowadays, the universal right to a quality and life-long education generates duties for the families, societies and states.
Though I should be speaking in the South Asian (26.3% of Jesuits) context of the Jesuits for GIAN, I am going to restrict myself specifically on the Indian context. I would highlight the Indian Constitutional attempt and process for legalizing the education especially for children and the educational attempt of the 4,004 Jesuits in the Indian subcontinent, which comprises 23 % of the Jesuits in the world.
Among these 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), number 4 relates to “ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning.” With the approval of these SDGs the world has commited to enable that everyone can be provided with complete primary and secondary education program with quality, gratuity and equitably which will promote effective and pertinient learning results.
Lucía Cervilla is a young visitor from Spain who spent four weeks as a volunteer last summer in Bendum, Bukidnon in northern Mindanao, Philippines. During her visit, Lucía took part and contributed to some of the elementary and high school activities at the Apu Palamguwan Cultural Education Center (APC) that operates an upland school for the indigenous Pulangiyen community and other youth in the area.