Back to School: Universidad Catolica del Peru

During my stay in Lima I have been lucky enough to receive an invite to attend some Art History classes from the Peruvian Catholic University (PUCP- Universidad Catolica del Peru). The university is considered a leader in arts and humanities here in Peru, and the arts department produces world class masters and doctoral graduates. As I am variously in contact with the University anyway due to my anthropological investigations, I was chuffed when they kindly offered for me to attend some seminars of my choice as an alumna libre. Read more..

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Where Is PhD Education in Peru Headed?

Much like the US, Peru’s higher education system is in a state of evolution as national leaders and educators strive to find solutions to the country’s education funding and enrollment issues. However, while the US pushes PhD programs online and mobile apps to revolutionize learning, Peru is making gains that will ensure students in the future can have freedom, choice and funding. [Continue reading…]

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Party in the Preschool!

There are about a million and one things that differ between the school system in Peru and that which I was taught in (Wisconsin, United States). My favorite of which is how often Peruvian schools party. From my experience last year in Santa Maria Eufrasia, a tiny, private, all-girls school in La Molina, Peruvian schools find something special to celebrate at least once a month. [Continue reading…]

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