Evaluation of the Educational Opportunities of Middle High School Graduates

Evaluation of the Educational Opportunities of Middle High School Graduates

Fernando Briseño Hurtado (Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico), Edgar Oliver Cardoso Espinosa (Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico), Joel García Mendoza (Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico) and Jorge Mejía Bricaire (Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico)
Copyright: © 2016 |Pages: 16
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0457-3.ch008
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Abstract

The education enables individuals to add value to the economy, contributing to the cultural heritage, participate in society, improve health, protect the environment and increase their ability to continue to develop. Therefore it is essential that educational system promotes educational opportunities in order to be equitably distributed among all social sectors and boost that graduates and could have the opportunity to performance occupations in which they could take advantage the schooling they have acquired. So, the chapter proposal will be organized into three sections: the first related to globalization and middle education in Mexico; the second based on group interviews conducted with the technique called focus group and, third, the characteristics of the methodology-oriented design of a set of indicators that evaluate and feedback educational programs that graduates have studied, based this, they could achieve and improve educational opportunities.
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Globalization And High School Education

This chapter is carried out a general sketch on the challenges that globalization imposes to education, in particular to the Middle High Education (MHE) and Higher Education (HE), which require a reconceptualization of the deep of his work, since the phenomenon of globalization is gradually becoming a daily reference, in an important element of our vital stage, and extends its incidence to different fields such as economic, cultural, social, among which the world of education is also, increasingly a prominent place.

In relation to above, a cornerstone for this work is that the concept of globalization was coined in 1992 by Ronald Robertson, of the University of Pittsburgh, to refer the intensification of the consciousness of the world as a whole, its social process by which verifies an inhibition of geographical determinations about cultural and social practices.

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