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  • La mutación paisa, ¿una cura para el Alzheimer en Colombia?

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    *Photo by Amaya Querejazu Abstact: Neuroscientists have discovered a mutation in Alzheimer’s disease, located in chromosome 14 which affects younger people. This mutation called the “Paisa mutation” has been found in some villages in Colombia where there is a high genetic concentration, due to their historical and geographical isolation. According […]

  • The Role and Impact of Public-Private Partnerships in Education

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    The book offers an overview of international examples, studies, and guidelines on how to create successful partnerships in education. PPPs can facilitate service delivery and lead to additional financing for the education sector as well as expanding equitable access and improving learning outcomes. This study has been published by the […]

  • Developing Post-Primary Education in Sub-Saharan Africa

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    Because of the remarkable progress that countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have made toward universalizing primary school completion (a Millennium Development Goal), many young Africans are completing primary schooling and many more will do so in the coming years. As they seek opportunities for further education, the pressure to expand places […]

  • Hidden Privatisation in Public Education

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    This study was published on Issuu by Education International: “Many innovative proposals are put forward by our unions to reform and improve education. The debate should not be about whether education reforms are needed, but rather about the kind of reforms, and the conditions for success. A central issue, as […]