Recognition in Colombia
time the bodies in charge of overseeing educational
institutions in Colombia have passed resolutions approving
the SAT, on national as well as departmental and municipal
levels. During the first years, for obvious reasons,
the authorizations and approvals were awarded directly
to FUNDAEC, as it developed the program’s contents
and validated them one level of the pyramid at a time,
in consonance with its methodological framework of Investigation-Action-Learning.
The recognitions were achieved first in the Norte del
Cauca region and soon thereafter in the Valle del Cauca.
As the program expanded, the institutions that were
committed to the implementation of the SAT in their
regions were temporarily covered under the licenses
and approvals given to FUNDAEC, until they, in turn,
made progress securing official approval from their