Authorities suspended classes in schools of Monte Sinai and Los Vergeles, in Guayaquil

On Tuesday, Education Minister Augusto Espinosa announced that students enrolled in first through seventh grade of the sectors of Monte Sinai and Los Vergeles, located northwest of Guayaquil, will begin classes on June 2. Between 10,000 and 12,000 students will have to wait for...

Tension and anger because teachers’ retesting

The Ministry of Education will evaluate teachers, after the results of the last assessment conducted in November and December 2012, are considered atypical and suspicious. “Qualifications significantly higher than the rest of the country,” some “about the level...
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Staffing Hierarchy Regulation was approved

The Higher Education Council (CES for its Spanish acronym) debated for five hours, the draft Regulation of Career and Salary Structure of the Professor and Researcher of the Higher Education System. Following the document’s approval, the requirements were established for each of...
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213 From 104.278 Students Achieved Excellence in National Higher Education Exam

213 candidates achieved excellence in the National Examination for Higher Education (ENES for its Spanish acronym) on past May 19. From 104,278 enrolled, 213 got grades over 945. The test had 104,278 applicants, said National Secretary of Higher Education, Science, Technology and...

125 Ecuadorian Public Schools Will Incorporate The International Baccalaureate (IB)

The International Baccalaureate (IB) Foundation grants the baccalaureate of global validity, since its creation in 1968. This system is present in 141 countries with 3312 schools in the world and 324 in Latin America. 1302 schools in U.S., 310 in Canada and 55 in Ecuador,...