Diana M Trujillo
Universidad de los Andes Colombia
This case illustrates the creation, development, and challenges faced by the program Twenty-First Century Leaders, an initiative that hinged on alliances forged by private companies and schools to improve educational quality. The program started in Bogotá in 1994 with a group of 10 pairs of business leaders and schools, and it grew nationwide to a total of 17 groups, involving 189 schools y 109 businesses, by 2002.
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