Education

World Bank Chief Kim Ends In-Depth Visit to Peru

World Bank Chief Kim Ends In-Depth Visit to Peru

World Bank president Jim Yong Kim left Lima en route to Santiago Thursday, following a five-day visit in Peru that included protocol and work meetings with President Humala and cabinet ministers as well as a visit to a development program outside Cusco, and to the north Lima district of Carabayllo, […]

Canada Promises Support to Peru’s Extractive Industries, Education

Canada Promises Support to Peru’s Extractive Industries, Education

Canada has pledged to provide support to Peru in developing its natural resources and improving education, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said in Lima on Wednesday. Harper met with Peru’s President Ollanta Humala in his first state visit to Peru. While Canadian companies have a strong presence in Peru, particularly in its mining […]

Regulator to Investigate Error-Filled Math Texts

Peruvian regulators are to open an investigation into a publishing company that produced math textbooks that are full of errors, daily Peru.21 reported Tuesday. Competition regulator Indecopi said it would begin a preliminary investigation into the Cordoba publishers, which distributed the texts with addition and other math errors to some 200 […]

Peruvian Families Spending More on Education

Peruvian families spend up to 54 percent of their budget on school expenses for their children, according to a survey published by newspaper Gestion. The survey by the firm GRM found that a greater number of families among all socio-economic sectors are willing to spend more on educating their children […]