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Page 21 - The Development of Education in Ecuador. Coral Gables, Fla.: University of Miami Press, 1970.
Page 8 - Prescribed by Decree No. 584, June 10, 1966, and amended by Resolution No. 828, Mar. 28, 1968. Diversified Cycle About 21 percent of the age group 16 to 18 are enrolled in the diversified cycle. The academic track is most popular, with 52 percent of the cycle's enrollment in 1973; the technical track enrolls 37 percent; and the teacher-training track, 11 percent.
Page 7 - Although primary enrollments were about equally distributed between urban and rural schools (50.2 percent and 49.8 percent, respectively), retention and completion rates in rural schools were markedly lower. Other problems in rural primary schools include a higher teacherstudent ratio (1 to 43.9 as compared to 1 to 39.9 in urban areas) a proliferation of small school buildings (5,512 as compared...
Page 7 - ... -which leads to higher education; or select one of the terminal vocational courses (carreras cortas, literally "short careers") designed to prepare them for job entry as semiskilled or skilled workers.
Page 1 - Dominicans in the second half of the 16th century and the early 17th century; and the Christian Brothers and Sisters of the Sacred Heart in the 19th century.
Page 7 - In 1972, approximately one-fourth of all rural students attended schools without a full 6-year course of study. Although primary enrollments were about equally distributed between urban and rural schools (50.2...