chapter  9
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The Challenge to the Educational and Training System in Paraguay

ByErnesto Schiefelbein

Paraguay has, to its credit, made considerable quantitative progress in education over recent years. As of 2000/01 whereas 53 percent of those in age group 30-35 had a maximum of completed primary, fewer than 40 percent of those in the 20-25 age category had this little (Schiefelbein, 2005, Annex 2).