The Journal History of Latin American Education (Rhela) is a diamond open access publication, (no costs for authors), peer-reviewed with two monographic issues (January and July) in each of its volumes.Rhela accepts research articles resulting from theoretical and empirical methodologies, as well as reviews on the history of education with an emphasis on Latin America, written in Spanish, Portuguese and English. Rhela’s scientific target community: researchers, graduate students, professionals in history, heritage and cultural affairs, mainly. 

Rhela also welcomes comparative or research works from other regions and continents dealing with history of education, in contexts with problems similar to those of Latin America.

  1. The Latin American and Caribbean university

  2. Latin American educators, their formation and leadership

  3. Education in rural, indigenous and Afro-descendant communities

  4. Normal schools

  5. Pedagogies, peace and resilient populations

  6. Education based on new technologies

  7. University and university movements

  8. History of comparative education

Since its creation in 1998, Rhela has been funded by the Faculty of Educational Sciences of the Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia (Uptc) and the Society for the History of Latin American Education (SHELA).

Published: 2022-01-15

Normal Schools in Latin America
La Escuela Normal en América Latina

José Rubens Lima-Jardilino, María de Lourdes Alvarado

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The first Normal School for Nursery-School Teachers in Guatemala
La primera Escuela Normal para Maestras de Párvulos en Guatemala

José Enrique Cortez Sic, Haydee Lucrecia Crispín López, Angela Kiku Hori Herrera

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Reviews of events
Reseñas de Eventos

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Invites the academic community to participate in the Call for Papers 2023


The Journal Historia de la Educación Latinoamericana category B:
Invites the academic community to participate in the call for research, reflection and review articles for Vol. 25 N 40 January-June 2023.

Theme N 40 January-June 2023: School and postpandemic: Return to presentiality in Latin America and the Caribbean.

CLOSING DATE November 30, 2022

The articles submitted must be original and innovative and comply with the guidelines (rules for authors) of the journal that can be consulted in the link SUBMISSION - GUIDELINES FOR AUTHORS

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