Theories of Contemporary Educational Institutions (Concept of education…
Theories of Contemporary Educational Institutions
Introduction to Education
Is a permanent and integral process of interaction through which there is an individual and group learning
Pedagogy and Education Sciences
Deal with all issues of development and instruction of each individual person so that he can develop an autonomous and responsible life in society and community
Is a set of knowledges that deal with education as a typically social and specifically human phenomenon
Main educational agents
Are the family and the school, although, ultimately, educational responsibility falls on the whole of society and is an uninterrupted process that extends throughout the lives of people, having at each stage their own characteristics and different actors
Concept of education
Normally offered by an education or training center,
Learning that is obtained in activities of daily life related to work, family or leisure
Learning that is not offered by an education or training center and does not usually lead to certification
Formal education is provided in schools, colleges and training institutions; The non-formal is associated with community and civil society groups and organizations, while the informal one covers everything else
Learning can take any form and take place at any point in life and therefore encompasses the notion of lifelong learning: the three types of learning - formal, non-formal and informal or incidental - are found So in an organic reciprocal relationship that makes them complementary.
The School System
Is based on its own purposes, organization and structure to develop the curriculum that designs, from a broader conception, the educational system encompasses not only the school but all social media that influence education.
The Panamanian School System
• Promoting the democratization of educational services
• Priority attention to the improvement of the quality of education.
• Search for modern, decentralized and efficient planning and management.
• Expansion of family and community participation in education.
School systems in America
Insufficient coverage of pre-school education, high access to the basic cycle, and low retention capacity at both the primary and secondary levels
The school system in Europe
The compulsory education belongs to the basic school, the lapona school, the school for the physically handicapped and the school for the mentally handicapped
International bases of education
Education and Latin American countries
There are still 40 million adults in Latin America (Latin America and the Caribbean) who lack the basic learning tools to make informed decisions and participate fully in the development of their societies
Education and the European Union
The European Commission has a Commissioner who brings education, training, culture and multilingualism together in a single portfolio.
Contemporary Educational Theories
Have been classified according to management criteria and the temporal references on which they are supported. The proposed classification integrates four different pedagogical models, which based on the aforementioned classification scheme, will try to offer next the temporary representations that are defended from the different contemporary educational theories.