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Socio-educational programs for migrant farm workers in Mexico: main features

Vol. 8, No 1, 2015

Elena Zhizhko,

Autonomous University of Zacatecas

Mexico

e-mail: eanatoli@yahoo.com

SOCIO-EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS FOR MIGRANT FARM WORKERS IN MEXICO: MAIN FEATURES

 

 

ABSTRACT. This paper presents the results of a scientific ped- agogical research, which goal was to reveal the main features of the socio-educational programs for migrant farm workers in Mexico, studying the projects of the Mexican govern- ment to integrate the agricultural laborers into social and working life. The study showed that the socio-educational programs for migrant farm workers in Mexico are character- ized by the following aspects: decentralization; budgets and government actions at national and local levels; educational cooperation with non-governmental organizations as well as private institutions and NGOs, both domestic and for- eign; influence of civil organizations and their organization in networks; diversity of educational programs; creation of training programs for educators.

 

Received: November, 2014 1st Revision: January, 2015 Accepted: March, 2015

 

DOI:10.14254/2071- 789X.2015/8-1/15

JEL Classification: I24

Keywords: socio-educational programs for migrant farm workers; Mexican educational system; adults´ education; mechanisms for integration into social and working life; ed- ucational cooperation.