Current curricula applied in Ecuadorian education


  • María Fernanda Argandoña Mendoza Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, sede Manabí, Portoviejo, Ecuador
  • Rosmary Olga García Mejía Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, sede Manabí, Portoviejo, Ecuador
  • Yandri Alberto Zambrano Zambrano Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, sede Manabí, Portoviejo, Ecuador
  • María Isabel Santana Vergara Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, sede Manabí, Portoviejo, Ecuador
  • Marcos Fernando Pazmiño Campuzano Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, sede Manabí, Portoviejo, Ecuador



Ecuadorian education, educational curriculum, curriculum design, pedagogical sciences, teaching-learning


Teacher training is currently necessary, due to its relevance in improving educational quality. Teachers during their training must acquire knowledge that contributes to the pedagogical sciences and develop skills in the profession, which carry with them the task of educating. One of the essential contents that every education professional must master curriculum theory and practice. The article addresses the issue, based on the current curricula in Ecuadorian education, where they respond to psychological and educational theories that generate pedagogical models and these, in turn, originate ways of teaching and learning, contained in the fundamentals of a curriculum; All this knowledge in teacher training contributes and makes possible the monitoring, validation and possible curricular changes that can be assumed and developed during the practice of the profession; of the proposals and dispositions of the authorities and academic experts who design at a macro-curricular level in the educational system of a country, to pay tribute to it and enrich it.


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How to Cite

Mendoza, M. F. A., Mejía, R. O. G., Zambrano, Y. A. Z., Vergara, M. I. S., & Campuzano, M. F. P. (2020). Current curricula applied in Ecuadorian education. International Journal of Social Sciences, 3(1), 55-61.



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