On August 5, the Anísio Teixeira National Institute for Educational Studies and Research (INEP) disclosed the grades per school from the 2014 edition of the National High School Exam (ENEM). The Agroforest Family Home (CFAF) and Igrapiúna Rural Family Home (CFR-I), both supported by the Odebrecht Foundation through the Program for Development and Growth Integrated with Sustainability (PDCIS) were considered one of Brazil’s 10 top private institutions serving students from a low or very low social-economic level.
“We want to become a reference in rural education, recognized as a model that best meets he reality of our youth,” said Robson Kisaki, Director of CFR-I. “We are on the right path,” he said. The feeling is shared by Rita Cardoso, Director of Cfaf. “It is a source of pride and a gift for us,” she said. “But we still have a ways to go to consolidate our position as a teaching institution recognized for offering high quality technical education in the area of forests integrated with high school.”
The data includes the results from 15,640 schools located all over Brazil. At these schools, 1,295,954 students took the ENEM. As for the recognition of the agricultural family schools in Among the Best The Family Homes are associations that offer education geared toward the reality of the rural region, with a focus on training rural entrepreneurs in the Bahia Southern Lowlands the ranking, Renato Ribeiro, Brazilian Ministry of Education (MEC), said he was pleasantly surprised. “We did not know the grandeur of this work,” said Ribeiro. Now, MEC will seek out the experience of these schools to learn from them,” he said.