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Brasília (DF), 21.11.2023 – Presidente participa da cerimônia de afirmação e fortalecimento da Política Nacional de Educação Especial na Perspectiva da Educação Inclusiva (PNEEPEI), no Palácio do Planalto, ao lado do ministro da Educação, Camilo Santana. Foto Valter Campanato/Agência Brasil

Gov’t to send more special education students to ordinary classes

The new initiative includes BRL 3 bi investment over four years to have over 2 mi disabled students enrolled in regular classes by the end of 2026, in addition to improving training for educators.

Sala de aula

Brazil invests less in education than OECD countries

OECD’s Education at a Glance report shows that, while Brazil invested $4,306 per student in 2020, OECD countries invested an average of $11,560. The figures refer to investments made from elementary school to higher education.

Crianças da educação infantil em sala de aula

Literacy among Brazilian kids below 50% in 2021

To address the issue, the government has launched a plan dubbed National Commitment for Literate Children, in collaboration with states and municipalities. The main objective is to ensure that all Brazilian kids are literate by the end of the 2nd year of elementary school.

Brasília (DF), 31/07/2023, - O presidente Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva sanciona a lei que institui o Programa Escola em Tempo Integral, no Palácio do Planalto. Participam da cerimônia o ministro da Educação, Camilo Santana, parlamentares e outras autoridades. Foto: José Cruz/Agência Brasil

Brazil unveils full-time education program

The initiative allocates BRL 4 bi to boost enrollments in full-time basic education by 1 mi in 2023. The goal is to reach 3.2 mi by 2026. “Unequal education hinders meritocracy,” President Lula said.

Brasília (DF), 13/07/2023, O presidente Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva participa do 59º Congresso da União Nacional dos Estudantes (UNE). O encontro teve a presença do ex-presidente do Uruguai Pepe Mujica. Foto: Valter Campanato/Agência Brasil

Lula attends congress of National Students’ Union

Among the students’ demands were the continuation of affirmative action, easier access to education for indigenous and transgender people, and the end of the New High School model. Former Uruguayan President Pepe Mujica was also in attendance.