The AACRAO Cuba Project in 2019 Part 7: Conclusion

I love sharing about Cuba, so I hope you, my reader friend, learned a few new things, even if they weren’t about the educational system of Cuba. Please understand any of the political views here are my own and do not reflect the views or policies at ECE.

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The AACRAO Cuba Project in 2019 Part 5: Cuba & Venezuela

Cuba loves to venerate their national heroes. And the province we visited this year is vocally proud of their revolutionary history. Ernesto “Che” Guevara is buried there. Even though I know political publicity is to be expected in Cuba, there was more p

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The AACRAO Cuba Project in 2019 Part 4: Celebrating 500 Years of Havana

It was hard to miss the 500th anniversary signs that appeared across Havana. They had not been there in 2018. They were new for the yearlong celebration. The actual anniversary, which commemorates the relocation of the city of Villa de San Cristobal de l

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The AACRAO Cuba Project in 2019 Part 3: New Curricula and Thematic Plans

What a difference a year makes! When we were there last year we heard people talking about curricular changes that were coming. The main feature was reducing programs from five years of study to four. And by this year large swaths of incoming students ha

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The AACRAO Cuba Project in 2019 Part 2: Medical Treatment in Cuba

Cuba has always had a reputation for its strong medical education. I even talked about it some last year. They export doctors around the world. They import students to train as doctors who return home to grow national health systems across the developing

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