González, Jorge Corona

The Capacity to Share

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Cuba’s Capacity to Share
Anne Hickling-Hudson, Jorge Corona Gonzalez, Rosemary Preston

Section 1. Cubans Sharing Education and Health Services: The Revolutionary and Material Basis

2. The Cuban Revolution and Internationalism: Structuring Education and Health
Anne Hickling-Hudson, Jorge Corona Gonzalez, Sabine Lehr, Marina Majoli Viani

3. Challenging Educational Underdevelopment: The Cuban Solidarity Approach as a Mode of South-South Cooperation
Jorge Corona Gonzalez, Anne Hickling-Hudson, Sabine Lehr

4. Cuba’s Education System: A Foundation for “The Capacity to Share”
Elvira Martin Sabina, Jorge Corona Gonzalez, Anne Hickling-Hudson

Section 2. Studying in Cuba: Returning Home to Work

5. Cuban Higher Education Scholarships for International Students: An Overview
Francisco Martinez Pérez

6. The Children of the Isle of Youth: How Ghanaian Students Learned to Cope with “Anything in Life”
Sabine Lehr

7. Studying in Cuba, Returning Home to Work: Experiences of Graduates from the English-Speaking Caribbean
Anne Hickling-Hudson

8. Cuban Support for Namibian Education and Training
Rosemary Preston

Section 3. Cuban Educators: Sharing Skills Internationally

9. Cuba’s Educational Mission in Africa: The Example of Angola

Christine Hatzky

10. Capacity Building in Latin American Universities: Cuba’s Contribution
Boris Tristá Pérez

11. “You Help Me Improve My English, I’ll Teach You Physics!” Cuban Teachers Overseas
Anne Hickling-Hudson

12. Cuba’s Contribution to Adult Literacy, Popular Education, and Peace Building in Timor-Leste
Bob Boughton

Section 4. The Global Reach of Cuban Education: Participant Narratives

13. Cubans Sharing Education: The Isle of Youth
Oscar Elejalde Villalün

14. The Long Road to Neurosurgery: Reflections from Ghana on 18 Years of Studies in Cuba
Samuel Kaba Akoriyea, Sabine Lehr

15. The International Film and Television School in Cuba: For a Stronger Media Culture in the Global South
Anne Hickling-Hudson, Melanie Springer

16. Air Raids, Bride Price, and Cuban Internationalism in Africa: A Cuban Teacher in the Angolan Civil War
Marta Fernandez Cabrera

17. Teaching in Rural Jamaica: Experiences of a Cuban Teacher
Emelina P. Pérez Herrera

18. Cuban Cooperation in Literacy and Adult Education Programs Overseas
Jaime Canfux Gutierrez

19. The Role of the APC (Association of Cuban Educators) in Advancing Cuban Internationalism in Education
Lidia Turner Marti

Section 5. Endnote

20. Achievements, Celebrations, and Learning
Rosemary Preston

Keywords: Education, International and Comparative Education, Sociology of Education, Educational Policy and Politics, Philosophy of Education, International Relations, History of Education

Publication year
Palgrave Macmillan’s Postcolonial Studies in Education
Page amount
316 pages
Upbringing, Education
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