Democracy in the schools of Peru: A vision based on scientific and governmental literature

Dennis Arias-Chávez, Yolvi Ocaña-Fernández, Julio E. Postigo-Zumarán

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To analyze the state of democracy in schools in Peru on the basis ofthe scientific and governmental literature that exists on the subject. Methodology.Documentary and qualitative approach study. Results. Both students and teachers are aware of very large gaps and inequalities, bureaucratized public institutions, privileged social classes and corruption at all levels bothin the public and private sectors. Conclusion. Peru still has a weak democracy, which is reflected in the negative perception that students, teachers and parents have about it in the current situation the Peruvian political system is going through and in the emerging initiatives by the education sector regarding democratic participation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1478-1488
Number of pages11
JournalTurkish Journal of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation
Issue number2
StatePublished - 20 Mar 2021

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  • Corruption
  • Democracy
  • Peruvian education
  • Racism
  • Teaching strategies


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