Revista Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales, Niñez y Juventud
Print version ISSN 1692-715X
ANDRADE CAZARES, Rocío Adela and HERNANDEZ GALLARDO, Sara Catalina. The approach of competences and high-school curriculum in Mexico. Rev.latinoam.cienc.soc.niñez juv [online]. 2010, vol.8, n.1, pp. 481-508. ISSN 1692-715X.
The purpose of this research is the study of the application of the high-school academic program based on competences at General Baccalaureate by Competences - "Bachillerato General por Competencias"(BGC) - at the Universidad de Guadalajara (UdeG). This qualitative research, located within the context of education in Mexico, uses oral thematic narration interview, "la entrevista de historia oral temática", as the method of data recollection. The research question, answered in this work is "how to apply the academic program based on competences from the point of view of persons involved in teaching process"? In general, it is possible to affirm that the change toward the academic program based on competences requires an active involvement of the students in their own learning process and active involvement of the teachers in the teaching-learning process.
Keywords : Baccalaureate study-plan; Universidad de Guadalajara; Teaching-Learning Process.