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Education in Nicaragua Reports

The SRF website’s ‘Education in Nicaragua’ page is a collection of papers and articles concerning education and development issues in Nicaragua. They are not specifically about the work carried out by the Santa Rosa Fund but should give the reader some background, perspective and context about that work.


Santa Rosa Fund Newsletter No 48

Friday, 6 January, 2017

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The New Education : a giant and inspiring task November 2008

Tuesday, 16 December, 2008

Interview with Miguel de Castilla, Minister of Education
By Karla Jacobs, November 24

At the end of November Tortilla con Sal had the opportunity to talk with the Education Minister, Miguel de Castilla Urbina, about the work he and his team have been carrying out over the last 22 months. De Castilla is a sociologist, educator and education administrator with vast experience in all three fields. He has published over 500 articles and dozens of books about the problems, achievements and challenges of education in Nicaragua and the region. He was vice minister of Education during the first sandinista government of the 1980s.

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James Watson SRL essay, early 2008

Wednesday, 15 October, 2008

James Watson was one of the Santa Rosa Fund’s volunteers in 2007, teaching computing to the staff at the Santa Rosa School in Managua. He returned to the UK to finish his final year at Sussex University where he obtained a First Class degree and during which he wrote this essay on the effectiveness of small non-governmental organisations in Third World countries.

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Nick Hoskyns article, August 2008

Wednesday, 15 October, 2008

Nick Hoskyns has lived and worked in Nicaragua for many years and here offers his interpretation of the problems within the FSLN (Sandinistas).

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Chuck Kaufmann article, October 2008

Wednesday, 15 October, 2008

Chuck Kaufmann writes in ZMAG about how development workers and solidarity colleagues should interpret the current serious rifts and persecution within the Sandinista party in Nicaragua. He also writes for the Nicaragua Network Hotline.

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