Desarrollando un plan de estudios alternativo para la enseñanza de las matemáticas en una facultad de detención adoptando una perspectiva etnomatemática


  • Ioannis Fovos University of Thessaly, Greece/Department of Special Education


Palabras clave:

Prison Education, Educación Carcelaria, Educación Matemática


En Grecia, como más o menos en todo el mundo, el curriculo es una cuestión de las autoridades centrales y los profesores pueden solamente aplicarlo en sus clases, sin ninguna conexión con el conjunto del proceso curricular.

La población estudiantil en los colegios carcelarios y sobre todo los reclusos jóvenes, demuestran frecuentemente rechazo escolar, inadecuación académica y fracaso, que conducen a autoestima baja (Mallet, 2014). Barreras comunes a la participación son la falta de motivación – a menudo a causa de la ausencia de cualquier sentido y de formación de identidad en prisión – y previas experiencias negativas (Liebling, 2011), especialmente en colegios secundarios, donde frecuentemente ellos empiezan a hacer novillos.

Trabajando como profesor por mucho tiempo en un colegio carcelario de secundaria en Volos (Grecia), enfrenté el reto de reconsiderar el curriculo formal. Siguiendo una perspectiva de etnomatemáticas, un curriculo alternativo se ha desarrollado, con el fin de satisfacer las necesidades y las expectativas de los reclusos jóvenes, como una cuestión de justicia social, teniendo en cuenta la necesidad de técnicas y estrategias que puedan ayudar a desenredar y que respondan a las estructuras anteriores como parte de una investigación, política y práctica en desarrollo.

Los presos jóvenes que siguen el curriculo formal aplicado en las clases comunes, enfrentan varios problemas, como la falta de libros apropiados, la necesidad de motivar y de abordar exitosamente dificultades educativas, psicológicas y ambientales y la necesidad de desarrollar un marco de prácticas y de materiales alternativos de enseñanza, basados en una educación multicultural con la enseñanza y el aprendizaje de matemáticas, como en el caso del campo de  etnomatemáticas.


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Cómo citar

Ioannis Fovos. (2024). Desarrollando un plan de estudios alternativo para la enseñanza de las matemáticas en una facultad de detención adoptando una perspectiva etnomatemática. Revista Latinoamericana De Etnomatemática Perspectivas Socioculturales De La Educación Matemática, 15(Especial), 23-41.