La Interculturalidad como Desafío para la Educación Ecuatoriana

Translated title of the contribution: Interculturality as a Challenge for Ecuadorian Education

Edison Francisco Higuera Aguirre, Nestor Antonio Castillo Mantuano

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This article treats the problem of interculturality and inter-cultural education in general and then, in particular, intercultural education within Ecuador. to arrive at this goal: (a) notions like pluriculturalty, multiculturality and interculturality will be described; (b) a concise presentation of the reality of interculturality will be given with an emphasis upon the intercultural reality within Ecuador; (c) the current laws that refer to intercultural education for Ecuador will be considered; (d) finally, a critical evaluation will be presented concerning the real possibility for the practice of interculturality in general, and of intercultural education within Ecuador, in particular.
Translated title of the contributionInterculturality as a Challenge for Ecuadorian Education
Original languageSpanish (Ecuador)
Pages (from-to)147-162
Number of pages16
JournalSophía: Colección de Filosofía de la Educación
Issue number18
StatePublished - 30 Jun 2016


  • Challenges
  • Education
  • Interculturality

CACES Knowledge Areas

  • 413A Social and Cultural Studies


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