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List of Papers (Total 197)

Avaliação na educação básica nos 90 segundo os periódicos acadêmicos

This article summarizes and discusses the main findings of a state of art regarding evaluation on brazilian basic school. It uses as sources articles published in ten of the main journals on education, examining the presuppositions and models for evaluation, empirical and documental studies about evaluation in the school and of the school as well as policies and programs...

On the concept of "human capital

The article treats the retaking of the concept of human capital in recent decades in the context of the hegemony of the multilateral organizations more directly linked to the North American thinking and interests in the educational area and the demands which have resulted from the productive, social and cultural restructuring of the New Age of Capitalism. It highlights the...

Sobre o conceito de "capital humano

The article treats the retaking of the concept of human capital in recent decades in the context of the hegemony of the multilateral organizations more directly linked to the North American thinking and interests in the educational area and the demands which have resulted from the productive, social and cultural restructuring of the New Age of Capitalism. It highlights the...

O Fundef e os equívocos na legislação e documentação oficial

The article examines the legislation as well as documents produced by the Brazilian Ministry of Education concerning the Fund for Maintenance and Development of the Compulsory 8-year School Education and Valorization of Teaching Personnel and concerning teachers valorization and salaries and it concludes that the difficulties in understanding the subject derives a great deal from...

Educação, cidadania e competividade: questões em torno de uma nova agenda

It has been growing the debate around a political and theoretical agenda that argues for the articulation between the search of competitiveness of the economies and the development of the social rights, which make possible conditions for citizenship. Although the different positions, arguments and proposals that cross this debate, education and formation have been pointed as...

Educational research: seeking rigor and quality

The paper discusses some questions related to the attempts to safeguard quality of educational research. It shows that it have been many changes in research concepts, contexts and methodologies in the last years followed by issues on the nature of scientific knowledge, on the criteria to evaluate scientific work and on new methodologies assumptions. Further, it analyses real...

Relevance and applicability of educational research

Based on encompassing evaluations of educational research, the article sustains that all the deficiencies mentioned are both consequent and determinant of the poor theory/method approach presented by that research. The importance of theorization is emphasized as a mean of fostering transferibility of the knowledge produced, which, by its turn, facilitates its diffusion among...

The division of labor in Brazilian professional education

It is argued that as a function of the changes which have taken place in capitalism on the global level, characterized by the rise of production f a flexible nature, a group of modifications meant to assure closer approximation of these teaching modalities to the productive sector has been set off in professional education and mid level teaching. The Brazilian government, however...

The culture of school, authority, hierarchy and participation: some elements for reflection

This article presents a reflection on some theoretical concepts of authority and hierarchy and how these concepts become elements of the school culture constructed in daily interactions, defining differentiated forms of school participation. It starts with the assumption that the school as a bureaucratic organization has a body of principles and values in its structure given by...

Educação comunitária: além do estado e do mercado?

This article discusses the public, private and communitarian in Brazilian education, commenting on the issues of abandoning the principles of democracy of equality and of inscribing education in the realm of philanthropy as part of the process of the modification/reduction of state intervention in social policy, legitimized by the metamorphosis of the concepts that can be...

Sociologia da infância: balanço dos trabalhos em língua inglesa

This article does a retrospective analysis of publications on childhood in the area of sociology, examining texts in the English language produced not just in Anglo-Saxon and Scandinavian countries, but also the contributions from countries and regions such as Germany, South Africa, Australia and Eastern and Southern Europe. It points to the emergence of a new field of studies...

The implementation of world bank policies for teaching reform

This article aims to identify the concurrences and divergences in the development of proposals for continuing education, financed by the World Bank - IBRD -, taking the experiences of Minas Gerais and São Paulo as a reference. On the one hand, there exists evidence that these states are elaborating their proposals for continuing education financed by the World Bank, incorporating...

O cuidado com o elo entre saúde e educação

This article presents a research, conducted in a day care center, through which we aimed to understand the practice of child educators as related to children care, in an educational context, under the view of health.

Ensino médio e ensino técnico na América Latina: Brasil, Argentina e Chile

This article analyzes educational policy in three Latin American countries (Brazil, Argentina and Chile) during the 80s and 90s, making comparisons within each country in relation to earlier decades, as well as among the countries. With an analytical focus the author takes mid level schooling defined as that which occurs between obligatory schooling and higher education. The...

Os outros, quem somos? Formação de professores indígenas e identidades interculturais

The paper intends to give critical information about the indigenous education in Brazil, with its focus to the subject of intercultural curriculum and the Indians Teachers Training Courses. For that, it describes the history of some projects under the responsibility of non governmental organisations that were working, by the end of the XX century, for the construction of the...

A bipolaridade do trabalho feminino no Brasil contemporâneo

Based in multiple sources of secondary data, the article analyzes women's participation in the labor market at two opposite poles of activity. From the first pole, which includes poor quality jobs in terms of income, formalization of relations and protection of work, we selected the position of domestic employees. In the 90s, this segment maintained some of the precarious...

Adolescents, drugs and AIDS: evaluation of a school prevention program

The objective of this study was to evaluate a São Paulo state public school drugs and Aids prevention project. The analysis was developed considering the diversity and complexity of contemporary drug use and the school role, as a socialization agency, always historically determined. The conceptions analyzed are conceptions about drugs; the relation between drugs and Aids - as a...

Rede de significações: perspectiva para análise da inserção de bebês na creche

The insertion of babies in a day care involves family members, child and caregivers in a complex integration process, as in our culture, collective education is a recent phenomenon. Social representations and scientific literature reinforce the notion that, by nature, babies require personal care at home, by their own mother. Consequently, she often feels guilty for leaving her...

Orientações pedagógicas das "casas de asilo da infância desvalida

This study on the first years of activity of the Society of Homes for Disabled Children bases itself in the exploration of the archives of the institution, recently renamed the Foundation D. Pedro IV. It was oriented by philanthropy, following the tendencies manifested by the hegemonic European classes especially in France and headed by the ex-Emperor of Brazil who had returned...

Regime de colaboração intergovernamental: alternativa para a maioridade do ensino médio

The first and second levels of education in Brazil (8+3 years) have shared buildings, equipment and even faculty for a long time. The fast enrolment increase of the second level arises important questions on the actual needs of school construction, as well as on enrolment decentralization and schools pedagogical identity. Census data reveal that it will be necessary to build...

Avaliação e política educacional: o processo de institucionalização do SAEB

This article focuses on the Brazilian National System for the Evaluation of Basic Education (the SAEB) and more precisely its process of institutionalization, the influences of different actors involved in the process; the interpretation made by the Ministry of Education and Culture (MEC), based on diverse cycles and the significance of the existence of an evaluation system such...

O binômio comunicação e educação: coexistência e competição

This paper arguments from a communicational standpoint, that education has constantly used communication technologies. Besides nowadays people in teaching positions can no longer pretend to ignore technology, since technology does exist in everyday's life for those they teach. Thus, teaching now requires a minimum technical proficiency, as well as the search for a new balance...