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Chile has developed rapidly in the past two decades – it has become a strong economy, and a member of the OECD. Despite the global recession, the devastating earthquake and the tsunami, Chile is still one of the most successful economies in Latin America. The total GDP, as well as the GDP per capita, have been increasing; while income inequality and the percentage of poverty among the population have decreased.
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The 2011 edition of Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators enables countries to see themselves in the light of other countries’ performance.
La educación ha sido una prioridad central para Chile desde hace mucho tiempo y un factor clave para su desarrollo económico. Durante las dos últimas décadas, el país ha hecho un gran esfuerzo por aumentar el número de jóvenes que acceden a la educación superior.
This report reviews Chile’s scholarship abroad scheme and provides an overview of best practices for scholarship programmes at the international level. In addition it analyses the design and institutional framework of the Chilean programme and recommends ways to maintain and improve the scheme.
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This review of vocational education and training (VET) in Chile is part of ―Learning for Jobs‖, the OECD policy study of VET – a programme of analytical work and individual country reviews designed to help countries make their VET systems more responsive to labour market needs.
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This Self-evaluation report reflects the joint effort of higher education institutions (HEI) and regional stakeholders in the Bío Bío Region, Chile to assess the impact that the HEI have had on regional development. The self-evaluation was performed between December 2008 and June 2009.
This review gives a brief overview of post-secondary education in Chile and describes its development over the past twenty years. It identifies key directions for policy reform in light of the challenges encountered by officials, communities, enterprises, educators, parents and students.
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The purpose of this activity is to provide policymakers with options for developing systems to recognise non-formal and informal learning; to effectively implement the agenda; and determine under what conditions recognition of non-formal and informal learning can be beneficial for all.
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This Country Background Report for Chile was prepared by Daniel Uribe and Juan Salamanca of the Higher Education Division at the Ministry of Education of Chile as an input to the OECD Thematic review of Tertiary Education.
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This note contrasts key findings for the partner country Chile with global trends among OECD countries, under the headings: quantity and quality challenges, equity challenges, and resource and efficiency challenges.