Vocational and technical education in Peru

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Moock, Peter; Bellew, Rosemary;
(1988)
  • Subject: Teaching and Learning,Curriculum&Instruction,Gender and Education,Health Monitoring&Evaluation,Primary Education

The relative costs of and returns to VTE (Vocational and Technical Education) and general education in Peru are investigated here. The paper is composed as follows. Following a brief introduction, section 2 describes the system of education in Peru and changes that have... View more
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