Teresa Bracho

Profesora Investigadora, Flacso, Sede México, Mexico City

As a senior researcher at FLACSO, her research interests are focused on educational equity, access and educational results at the basic and secondary education; she is also interested on research methods and evaluation of public policies.

Currently she is Vice President of the Mexican Council for Educational Research (COMIE), and President for 2012 and 2013. She is a member of the National System of Researchers (SNI Level II) since 1985, and of the Mexican Academy of Sciences, since 1997. She has been president of the Technical Council of the National Institute for the Evaluation of Education (INEE, 2006-2009), and an external evaluator of many main national education policies, for the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Social Development, the World Bank, the National Council for the Evaluation of Social Policies, and the Mexican Congress.

She is the author of numerous national and international educational publications, her most recent book (2009) titled Innovation in Education Policy: Quality Schools, is devoted to the interrelations of research and policy in building informed policy options for equity; and her most recent article (2011) "The role of values when evaluating policies within complex educational systems" (Revista Mexicana de Investigación Educativa No. 50 Vol. XVI)

Teresa Bracho holds a PhD in Social Sciences from El Colegio de Mexico. She was also a researcher at the Center for Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE (1991-2008), and the Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS) at Harvard University (1999-2000).


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