Tag: Ministry of Education

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "The country needs more environmental education," says Panama's Environment Minister Milciades Concepción. He describes this issue as the biggest challenge facing the Central American country, which has a surface area of just over 75,500...
By Dorah Feliciano, Contributing Reporter BRASILIA, BRAZIL – A week after massive protests against government budget cuts in education, Brazil’s Economics Ministry announced on Wednesday that it was transferring R$1.588 billion of its reserves to the Ministry of Education. With...
Opinion by Michael Royster São Paulo, SP – Last month, the Curmudgeon considered the prospects of education after 100 days of the Bolsonaro administration and gave it a relatively high evaluation (4 out of 10). He’s not so sure anymore. The...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s Minister of Education, Ricardo Vélez Rodriguéz, said that the federal government will start to apply gradual changes in history textbooks to change how the coup d’etat of 1964...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The fire that destroyed ninety percent of the collection house at the National Museum of Rio de Janeiro, in Quinta da Boa Vista, triggered a series of actions by the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – More than eight million candidates signed up for Brazil’s National Secondary Education Examination (Enem) over the weekend but records show that only 5.8 million actually took the tests. This year’s...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Data on the 2015 National Secondary Education Examination (Enem) test given to high school students show the urgent need to reform Brazil’s high school system, said government officials on Tuesday...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The signing of a new educational model for Brazilian high school public schools has received both strong criticism and praise. The new model signed by Brazilian President Michel Temer on...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s Ministry of Education announced this week that it will increase the country’s education budget next year by approximately R$9 billion. The 2016 education budget approved by Congress in...

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