• Standardized evaluation. Resistance and alternatives
    Núm. 9 (7)

    The theme of this new issue of IDEA’s Intercambio magazine is “Standardized Exams: Resistances and Alternatives.” This focus grew from the context of the advance of conservative politics in many parts of the Americas - whether in those countries where neoliberalism has remained ensconced for decades, or in those where progressive governments achieved power, but are now being rolled back through coups and pseudo-democratic processes manipulated by judicial power and hegemonic media corporations.

  • EROSIÓN DE LOS DERECHOS DE LAS Y LOS JÓVENES, criminalización de la protesta social en América
    Núm. 10 (8)

    La gravedad del despojo de derechos sociales y políticos de los pueblos del mundo, que acompaña a la profundización de la crisis económica del capitalismo neoliberal, dominado por el capital financiero exige un análisis de las tendencias actuales, de las experiencias de resistencia y la construcción de alternativas de los movimientos sociales, ante un panorama de alarma, por el ascenso de regímenes autoritarios, de corte neofacista, como el encabezado por Donald Trump en Estados Unidos.

    Es por ello, que en la nueva edición de la revista, el análisis sobre la situación de uno de los sectores que en la última década, ha sufrido especialmente la criminalización de sus luchas, imposición de políticas de exclusión y discriminación, el de los jóvenes, aquellos que se encuentran en el sector educativo -estudiantes-, pero también los jóvenes docentes, los trabajadores – empleados y desempleados-, afroamericanos, indígenas, migrantes.

  • Social security: decent work and redistribution of wealth
    Núm. 8 (7)
    During the last few years, we have witnessed how international organizations and big transnationals are taking the savings of workers, but with the worsening of the neoliberal crisis, this become more evident. Social Security, particularly the savings, retirement and pension funds of workers, have been the ideal target of market laws through the privatization of their management, labour risks and health services.
  • Rights threatened/Derechos amenazados Rights threatened: Social Movements defend public education (English/Spanish)
    Núm. 7 (6)

    In 2014 IDEA celebrated 15 years a space for the convergence of struggles for public education throughout the Americas. research paper writer reviews In defense of education as a social right, we have built spaces for interchange, analysis and debate regarding privatization and the policies of dispossession of rights, and we have advanced in generating alternatives for emancipatory education as a central element for the construction of democratic societies.

    In this issue, the reader will find articles about ten emblematic struggles carried out by diverse labour and social organizations from Canada to Argentina. In the face of offensives by transnational financial capital and its governments to take possession of education and convert it into merchandise, it is our hope that these stories contribute to a greater understanding of the importance of resistance and the construction of democratic alternatives.

    Spanish

    La Red SEPA ha cumplido 15 años de existencia como espacio de confluencia de las luchas de las y los trabajadores de la educación de nuestra América- En defensa de la educación como derecho social, hemos construido un espacio de Intercambio, de análisis y debate de las continuadas políticas privatizadoras de despojo de derechos, pero también avanzamos en la generación de un programa de lucha por una educación para la emancipación, elemento central en la construcción de sociedades democráticas.

    En éste número, el lector encontrará artículos y relatos que dan cuenta de diez emblemáticas exxperiencias de lucha de distintos sindicatos y organizaciones sociales desde Canadá hasta Argentina. Su lectura, permitirá entender la importancia de las resistencias y los avances en la construcción de alternativas, ante la ofensiva del capital financiero transnacional y sus gobiernos por apoderarse de la educación y convertirla en una mercancía...
  • New Communication and Information Technologies and Education: hegemony and resistance
    Núm. 6 (6)
    Technology, globalization, and neo-liberal capitalism
    cannot be separated from the central issues of education
    in the 21st Century. What is the purpose of education?
    What is the content of education? What are the
    pedagogies, tools and resources? Whose interests are
    served?
  • Public schools and the environmental crisis
    Núm. 5 (5)
    This edition of the Intercambio magazine focuses one of the most relevant issues in the contribution that education must provide to solve social problems. The environmental crisis, treated this way for not being a natural phenomenon but a result of a particular moment in human society that is living a systematic and multilateral crisis, places us in front of risks that were unimaginable in past centuries, which include threats to the existence of the human species itself.
  • INDIGENOUS EDUCATION
    Núm. 4 (5)
    Special Issue on Indigenous Education
  • Alternative Pedagogies
    Núm. 3 (4)
    The IDEA Network promotes various spaces of resistance to attacks on public education as a fundamental right. Intercambio functions as an informative tool for various intrinsically related concerns: to make visible denunciations and proposals to counter neo-libera
  • Investment in Education: Without Strings Attached Chilean students
    Núm. 2 (4)
    The IDEA Network has been analyzing the trends that represent a threat to public education; and even though they have different shapes inside and outside the region, they are all related to neoliberalism. This time, the “INTERCAMBIO” Magazine is focusing the analysis and the experiences around educational financing and the way in which it directly affects the actions of educational centers.
  • Campaign for a democratic, formative and participatory evaluation
    Núm. 1 (3)
    This edition of “INTERCAMBIO” is inscribed within the IDEA Network campaign against standardized testing as a form of exclusion and control of students and professors. The campaign also has the parallel objective to construct evaluation alternatives that foster an integral, humanistic, and democratic education.