National Council of Indigenous Education and the Areas of Indigenous School Education
The National Council of Indigenous Education and the Areas of Indigenous School Education are two agencies of the General Directorate of Indigenous Education situated within the Ministry of Education and Culture of Paraguay. The councils are participation mechanisms for the formulation and implementation of policies related to indigenous education. Representatives of governmental and non-governmental institutions, members of indigenous communities, political and religious leaders, as well as fathers, mothers and teachers, participate in these councils.
Formalization: is the innovation embedded in the constitution or legislation, in an administrative act, or not formalized at all?
Frequency: how often does the innovation take place: only once, sporadically, or is it permanent or regular?
Mode of Selection of Participants: is the innovation open to all participants, access is restricted to some kind of condition, or both methods apply?
Type of participants: those who participate are individual citizens, civil society organizations, private stakeholders or a combination of those?
Decisiveness: does the innovation takes binding, non-binding or no decision at all?
Co-governance: is there involvement of the government in the process or not?
- embedded in the constitution/legislation
- Mode of selection of participants
- Type of participants
- citizens civil society
- democratic innovation yields a binding decision