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Revista Rupturas

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MUNOZ VARELA, Luis. National Scheme of Economic Development and Education for Work. Rev. Rup. [online]. 2016, vol.6, n.1, pp.28-59. ISSN 2215-2989.

This paper aims to present a general characterization analysis on the current national economic development scheme in Costa Rica, in its relationship with the centrality of education for work adopted by the Costa Rican educational project for about three decades. The assay is based primarily on a review of policy documents and reports published by the Government of Costa Rica and the State of the Nation Program. The argumentative line vertebra joint text defines the overlapping and correspondence that shows the centrality of education to work in conjunction with a national scheme of economic development based on the "economy out", creating "niche production and export "and competitiveness.

Keywords : Costa Rican educational system; education for work; the national scheme of economic development; structural social inequality; competitiveness.

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