Cuban Teaching Method a Huge Success in Argentina
- Cuban Teaching Method a Huge Success in Argentina
Buenos Aires, February 2 (RHC)-- At least 1500 people in more than ten
Argentinean provinces have joined the teaching method ¨Yo si puedo¨ (Yes I
Can) created and donated by Cuba to fight illiteracy in Latin America.
Improvements achieved with the method were recently highlighted by the
Buenos Aires daily El Clarin in a story about one of the 240 centers in the
country where the teaching program is being used.
Several social organizations in Argentina including NGOs, the Universidad
Popular de Madres de la Plaza de Mayo, the Servicio Paz y Justicia and other
groups are using the popular Cuban method, which teaches basic literacy
The teaching method is currently being implemented in Buenos Aires, Jujuy,
Chaco, Corrientes, Santa Fe, Río Negro, Neuquén, Córdoba y Mendoza -- and
will soon begin in Salta, Tucumán, Santiago del Estero and Misiones.
El Clarin reported that according to the latest census, 2.6 percent of
Argentineans over the age of ten are illiterate. The newspaper quoted
statements by an expert, saying that 67 percent of those over 15 in
Argentina left school before finishing and many are currently finding it
difficult to get a job.