Learning to fight the tyranny of a neo-liberal education: Chile and Ecuador

 picture of student protester and organizer, Camila Vallejo recently elected to Chilean Congress   As the hoax known as Obama’s 20/20 plan for higher education is barely mentioned in the US press, what is also missing from any discussion is what is going on in other parts of the world when it comes to higher […]

Chilean students force for-profit colleges and universities into the coffin

Educationworldonline reported on October 9, 2012 that in Chile, the only university owned by the global arm of US for-profit education giant, the Apollo Group has had its accreditation withdrawn (http://www.educationworldonline.net/index.php/page-article-choice-more-id-3352). On July 18, 2012 following an unsuccessful appeal, Chile’s National Education Council confirmed a decision of the National Accreditation Commission to stop accrediting the […]