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President Pena Nieto’s education reform sets Mexico on road to become a top world economy
Mexico’s new president, Enrique Pena Nieto, has plans to revitalise both his country’s skills and industry base. He has started with an education reform designed to enhance teacher quality, break down the political strangle-hold of the country’s 1.5 million-member teaching union and return control to the federal government. This is Mr Pena Nieto’s first step in a r...
Geopolitics: Mexico education - can there be reform?
If Mexico's education system were given an end of term report card it would read: 'Could do better', says GIS expert Dr Pauline Dixon in this briefing. But what will the country's incoming president do to raise standards and how will the new government confront one of its biggest challenges ...