Clara Victoria Colbert

Ashoka Fellow
Bogota, Colombia
Fellow Since 2003

Citation

This profile was prepared when Clara Victoria Colbert was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2003.
Introduction
Victoria (Vicky) Colbert has designed and spread a revolutionary model for rural education in Colombia: Escuela Nueva, or New School. As she continues to push that innovation forward, she is simultaneously developing a new methodology to address the unique educational needs of children displaced by Colombia's armed conflict.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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