Update: The 300, Their 1 % And The Other 1%

After meeting with a governor, contacting the media, tweeting at the president and writing long descriptive articles; efforts on social media and in the Ecuadorian justice system to alleviate the pligths of 300 English Teaching Fellows of the Ministry of Education's Time to Teach Program as managed by Edificar; finally seems to be yielding some results.


Edificar: ¿Edificando o Demoliendo?

Desde los millennials de veintitantos que buscan la próxima aventura o una experiencia intercultural al profesional de nivel medio en año sabático, al menos unos 300 voluntarios decidieron pasar un periodo de sus vidas como voluntarios enseñando inglés, experimentando la cultura latinoamericana y viviendo, literalmente, en la mitad del mundo; hasta que algo realmente malo sucedió.

Edificar: Building Up or Pulling Down?

How a Few Mismanaged a Volunteer Program in Ecuador & Got Many Stuck From the young 20-something millennial looking for the next adventure or a cross-cultural experience to the mid-level professional on sabbatical, about 300 volunteers decided to spend some time of their lives volunteering to teach English, experiencing the Latin Culture and living literally in … Continue reading Edificar: Building Up or Pulling Down?


Why Secondary Education in Ecuador isn’t Working The immediate past Ecuadorian President, Rafael Correa has been criticized as a man that seeks attention and public praise. This perhaps is why many of his policies are overly advertised, well planned but poorly managed. Education in Ecuador is not an exemption. The government set out to have … Continue reading Escuelita: