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    • ISSN: 2010-3689
    • Frequency: Bimonthly (2011-2014); Monthly (Since 2015)
    • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
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Editor-in-chief
Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
University of South Australia, Australia
It is my honor to be the editor-in-chief of IJIET. The journal publishes good papers which focous on the advanced researches in the field of information and education technology. Hopefully, IJIET will become a recognized journal among the scholars in the filed of information and education technology.
IJIET 2017 Vol.7(4): 252-255 ISSN: 2010-3689
doi: 10.18178/ijiet.2017.7.4.875

Intercultural Education in Mexico — Low Income and Poverty in Universidad Intercultural Maya de Quintana Roo´s (UIMQROO) Students

Miguel Barrera, Valeria Cuevas, Oscar Reyes, and Yolima Olvera
Abstract—The intercultural university, as an innovative model in Latin America, has a major role in societies where the indigenous population is established; however, this population is typically limited in economic resources, which prevents young people to have full access to higher education. This causes that two major purposes of the intercultural model university do not exist: the hodgepodge of local knowledge with scientific one-work; and let young people to have access to the labor market to improve their income and their families. In this sense, this paper intends to outline through a study case to measure, using a World Bank indicator, the vulnerable economic situation that UIMQROO´ students have, and how does that means a challenge for the intercultural university model in Mexico.

Index Terms—Poverty, intercultural model, Quintana Roo, income.

The authors are with Universidad Intercultural Maya de Quintana Roo, Mexico (e-mail: Miguel.barrera@uimqroo.edu.mx, valeria.cuevas@uimqroo.edu.mx, Oscar.reyes@uimqroo.edu.mx, Yolima.olvera@uimqroo.com).

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Cite: Miguel Barrera, Valeria Cuevas, Oscar Reyes, and Yolima Olvera, "Intercultural Education in Mexico — Low Income and Poverty in Universidad Intercultural Maya de Quintana Roo´s (UIMQROO) Students," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 252-255, 2017.

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