Archivo para:diciembre, 2014

Goodbye 2014

Por Debra Gittler. Fecha Dic 30, 2014
Not much to say other than “Thank you” for all the support, guidance and feedback. We are exceedingly proud of the results, and hope you’ll read all the details in our most recent Annual Report. We so look forward to growth in 2015—more schools, more students, more teachers. And of course,...

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An Organizational Culture that Cares

Por Debra Gittler. Fecha Dic 22, 2014
Last week I wrote about the challenges of deciding when, how and why to scale. I wrote about ConTextos’—and my own— commitment to outcomes, not just reach. Of course, there is also a commitment to staff members. At ConTextos, we are deeply committed to the on-going professional development...

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Quality or Quantity: The Value of Scale?

Por Debra Gittler. Fecha Dic 15, 2014
ConTextos is a learning organization—we constantly reflect upon our work to iterate and improve. This means learning from our mistakes and successes to grow better as well as bigger. But lately, it seems that scale—growth, massive growth—is synonymous with quality; that being bigger innately...

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Income inequality is shrinking in Latin America

Por Debra Gittler. Fecha Dic 8, 2014
According to recent research, as reported in yesterday’s New York Times, income inequality is shrinking in Latin America. But no one is sure why. Nor are they convinced that this is a lasting trend. When talking about ConTextos, I frequently reference that while Latin America doesn’t have the...

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