publication . Article . 2017

Higher Education for Indigenous Peoples of the Peruvian Amazon Region: Balance and Challenges

Espinosa, Oscar;
Open Access Spanish; Castilian
  • Published: 15 Dec 2017
  • Publisher: Pontifical Catholic University of Peru
In the last decades, an important discussion has been developed in Latin America about the access of indigenous students to higher-education institutions and about the creation of intercultural universities. This article specifically revises the different types of experiences of higher-education offered to the indigenous youth of the Peruvian Amazon region, and it builds on information gathered throughout the last decade of following and studying these experiences. The article begins with a discussion of the programs for bilingual teachers, which has been the prioritized form of access to higher education offered to the indigenous peoples. Then it analyzes diffe...
free text keywords: educación superior, indígenas, Amazonía, acción afirmativa, universidades interculturales, educación intercultural, Perú
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