International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online)

Educación Rural En Colombia: Formación De Maestros En Entornos Rurales, Su Trayectoria Y Retos.
José Edilson Soler Rocha

Overth last decade, a growing migration of rural community towards small and large cities has been observed in Colombia. This phenomenon has motivated the educational sector to offer meaningful education for the rural context in their curricula. In the same way, a qualitative and quantitative increase in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) has been occurring in educational settings, thus leading to their transformation. In the light of this situation, rural education in Colombia is not the exception, but must rathertrain in-service teachers to coexist with these media, and promote in students critical participation and reflection in ICT use and interpretation. For these reasons, a literature review is presented, based on the most relevant thesis, regarding teacher training in rural areas in Colombia, from the decade of the 90's, presenting some historical moments, as well as pedagogical and cultural tensions.

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