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An experience of cooperation within the educational scope of popular education and literacy

AN EXPERIENCE OF COOPERATION WITHIN THE EDUCATIONAL SCOPE OF POPULAR EDUCATION AND LITERACY

Sebastián Parra
Paulo Freire Institute of Spain

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1. Why are we so interested in the international cooperation of the scope of education?

2. And it’s because Europe teaches us very little… Because we think that...

Therefore: We need urgently to look outside ourselves...

3. Literacy: Why? Many reasons justify the cooperation with the literacy of Nicaragua.

Because literacy...

Why Nicaragua? For historical reasons…

General Sandino, the military who defeated and threw out the American marines that invaded Nicaragua and Carlos Fonseca Amador, founder of the National Liberation Front of Sandinista (FSLN), that overthrew the dictatorship of Somoza the pro imperialist and left the legacy “and also teach them to read”. Are inspirators of the big National Crusade for Literacy (CNA) of 1980, and the declaration of the department of River San Juan Free Territory of Illiteracy, 1987, (winners of the UNESCO international award ‘Nadiezca Krupskaya’).

These are examples of the rich and tough struggle for the eradication of illiteracy that continues today through the work of the Carlos Fonseca Amador Association of Popular Education (AEPCFA) presided by Orlando Pineda Flores, the teacher Pineda...

4. Nicaragua, today like yesterday, is a rich source of teaching... For example:

5. The Partner in Nicaragua: AEPCFA, Carlos Fonseca Amador Association of Popular Education (Nicaragua)

6. The method of literacy: “Yes, I can do it”

Characteristics

“Yes, I can do it” in Nicuragua: AEPFCA and city councils

7. The cooperation with the literacy of Nicuragua: a process of integration of different agencies

The four mechanisms of cooperation:

The Red University “Yes, I can do it” Actually integrates a total of 29 members: 27 Universities (16 Spanish and 11 Nicaraguan) and two institutions (IPF Spain and AEPCFA of Nicaragua).

8. Our project priorities in the cooperation with literacy in Nicaragua

9. More information


Translation by Louise J. Cowe