Education

Peru to Enact Law to Increase English in Schools

Peru’s government is to enact legislation in the coming months that will require public schools to increase the teaching of English, a high-level government official said. Education Minister Jaime Saavedra said that the number of hours for English courses will increase from the current two hours per week to five hours per […]

Peruvian University Creates Air-Pollution Cleaning Billboard

Peruvian University Creates Air-Pollution Cleaning Billboard

The University of Engineering and Technology, known for building the world’s first potable water-producing billboard, has come up with another ingenious invention: a billboard to reduce air pollution. The fledgling university, founded in 2011 and known as UTEC, created the billboard in order to reduce air pollution at a construction […]

University Students Win Scholarships to France

Fourteen students from different parts of Peru have been granted scholarships to study in France as of next year, within the broad Beca 18 scholarship program for higher education. Three of the students are from the central jungle region of Huanuco. Noe Rosas, 20, born in Tocache to a family […]

by · December 12, 2013 · 0 comments · Education

Peru Ranks Last in OECD Education Assessment

Peru came in last place in the latest survey of education indicators in 65 countries carried out by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, OECD. The ranking, which was released on Tuesday, showed that Peru ranks last in reading comprehension, math and science. Peruvian students scored below regional countries […]