Educación y Educadores
Print version ISSN 0123-1294
FOLIACO REBOLLEDO, Gledy et al. Making indicators of education risks. educ.educ. [online]. 2006, vol.9, n.2, pp. 11-22. ISSN 0123-1294.
IREs (pointers of education risks, for its letters in Spanish) were built based on 10 variables, which are: academical achievements (LA); multiple intelligences (IM), self-esteem (AUTO), home curriculum (CdH), social and economical status (ESE), health (S), classes attending (AC), discipline (D), participation in social care programs (PPA), effective schools (EE). Population chosen are kids from Elementary 5th grade: public and private, urban and rural school Students, coming from Funza and Madrid, two towns located in Cundinamarca, Colombia, near Bogota (the capital); this study was made in 2005. Models were taken at random from 35 schools, with 2.240 students. Data required educational notes and tests, scales MIDAS-Kids of Shearer, Coopersmith inventory; home curriculum questionnaire of Pizarro; economical levels according to the category of SISBEN, non class attending percentages, behavior in class indicators, participation in social care programs and an effective schools questionnaire from Witte, Walsh and Pizarro.
Keywords : Quality of education; Quality indicators; Educational Politics; Pedagogical Research; Cundinamarca - Colombia.