Educação Já: An agenda for Brazil

The time has come for a real commitment to bring quality education to everyone.

Educação Já (Portuguese for Education Now!) is a technical-political production which was a team effort. The fruit of extensive debate and studies of educational policies, the document presents contributions to the elaboration of a systemic plan for Brazilian Basic Education in the next federal and state administrations.

In 2022, the year of its launch, Educação Já is already Todos Pela Educação's main object of political coordination to take candidates an Educational proposal that leaves no one behind!

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Educação Já 2022 presents assessments and paths for Brazil to secure quality Education for all its children and young people!

Policy recommendations for federal and state governments


Strengthening National Governance in Basic Education

Federal government, states, and municipalities working together to advance public education policies.

Management of educational systems

Modernization of the management of public education administrative bodies

Management of the Ministry and Departments of Education creating conditions and providing support for schools to act to ensure that all students learn.


Implementation of more distributive and quality-inducing financing

Greater investment per student, with fewer financing inequalities and higher quality assurances.


Valorization and strengthening of the teaching profession and career

Well-prepared, motivated teachers encountering adequate working conditions in all schools.

School Management

Advances in professionalization and support for school management

Qualified directors and management teams.

Pedagogical policies

Implementation of newly re-elaborated curriculum aligned with the National Learning Standards

Coherent pedagogical management able to support teacher's work in classrooms.

Early Childhood

Quality Early Childhood Education, coordinated with comprehensive Early Childhood services

All Brazilian children receiving comprehensive care and ample opportunities for development during first stages of life.


Policies for literacy at the right age

States and municipalities working together so that every Brazilian child is fully literate at the beginning of their school career.

6th to 9th grade

Construction of a new school concept for the last Years of Elementary School

Truly attarctive schools for Brazilian adolescents, preparing them academically and for life in the contemporary world.

High school (10th to 12th grade)

Reformulation of High School

Redesigned High School Methods, preparing young people for their future as individuals, citizens and professionals.

Inclusive Education on the agenda

Quality education is, in short, for everyone. With this in mind, Todos Pela Educação, in partnership with the Rodrigo Mendes Institute, released a document with recommendations for improving Special Education from an inclusive perspective.

A team effort document

Educação Já is the result of the contribution of dozens of specialists, education professionals, and organizations.

Travel Brazil with us on the educação já! caravans

In an unprecedented action, we are going to the four corners of the country to present Educação Já 2022 to pre-candidates, state and federal governments, politicians, and public managers and debate Education with the educational community and the local press. It's Public Education at the center of the electoral debate!

1) Governance

  • Regulate and implement the National Education System, in order to stimulate the agreement of educational policies and the collaboration of entities in the management of Brazilian Education.

1) Governance

  • Exercise the role of coordinating educational policy in your state, strengthening the collaboration regime with the municipalities to improve the offer of Education.

2) Management of educational systems

  • Improve the organization of roles and responsibilities within the Ministry of Education and among its municipalities
  • Develop a Human Resources policy aimed at strengthening the technical staff of the Ministry of Education and its municipalities
  • Adopt good management practices and institutionalize them, within the scope of the Ministry of Education
    Update the technological park of federal education management
  • Create a robust program to support the improvement of the management of the Departments of Education

2) Management of educational systems

  • Compose a highly competent management team and invest in the qualification of the Education Department's servers
  • Strengthen the strategic management of the Department of Education
  • Adopt a democratic management model based on collaborative culture and shared purpose among actors in the educational system
  • Improve the administrative capacity of the Department of Education, optimizing its management processes
    Establish a structure capable of offering solid support to schools

3) Financing

  • Regulate and implement the redistributive mechanisms and quality inducers approved in Novo Fundeb
  • Improve transfers from the federal government to states and municipalities and Salario-Educação, giving them a more redistributive character

3) Financing

  • Institute a new rule for distributing ICMS to municipalities, inducing an improvement in educational results with a reduction in inequalities
  • Create a funding mechanism for schools that values the reduction of inequities

4) Teachers

  • Create a national program to attract the teaching profession
  • Restructure the offer of initial teacher training in the country
  • Institute initiatives to promote, induce and support the policies of the Education Departments aimed at strengthening the teaching profession

4) Teachers

  • Carry out a broad diagnosis and planning of the teaching staff
  • Establish an attractive and sustainable career path
  • Ensuring a teaching routine and working conditions that favor a quality pedagogical performance
  • Strengthen the continuing education policy, linked to professional career development
  • For future network teachers, qualify the selection processes and probationary internship
  • Create programs to attract and integrate qualified teaching professions

5) School Management

  • Establish the National Common Core Competencies for the School Director and disseminate it to the Education Departments
  • Implement strategies to improve the quality of school management courses in Higher Education
  • Institute, in the Ministry of Education, initiatives to support the school management policies of the Education Departments

5) School Management

  • Define the skills and duties expected of school managers
  • Improve selection processes, pre-service training and allocation of managers in school units
  • Offer training seeking the continuous professional development of school managers
  • Ensuring the proper conditions for the exercise of management in schools
  • Strengthen the relationship and joint action between the Department of Education and school management, based on a solid support structure

6) Pedagogical policies

  • Coordinate, nationally, the implementation of new curricula, with guidelines and support programs
  • Improve the National Book and Teaching Material Program (PNLD), aligning it with the BNCC and the pedagogical policies of the education networks
  • Reformulate national assessments, promoting changes and innovations in light of the National Curricular Common Base (BNCC)

6) Pedagogical policies

  • Coordinate the review of the Pedagogical Projects of each school unit
  • Ensuring quality teaching materials, aligned with the curricula, to support the work of teachers
  • Establish a continuing education structure capable of ensuring the implementation of new curricula in each classroom
  • Reformulate the evaluations of the Department of Education in the light of the BNCC and institute good pedagogical feedback instruments on their results
  • Invest resources in applied research that produce specific pedagogical knowledge

7) Early Childhood

  • Establish the Integrated National Policy for Early Childhood, seeking to implement what the Legal Framework for Early Childhood provides
  • In Education, create a national policy to support the expansion of service and improve the quality of Day Care and Pre-Schools, in collaboration with states and municipalities

7) Early Childhood

  • Establish an Integrated State Policy for Early Childhood, seeking to implement what the Legal Framework for Early Childhood provides
  • In Education, support municipalities in expanding services and improving the quality of day care centers and preschools

8) Literacy

  • Reformulate the National Literacy Policy, in order to induce the expansion of collaborative policies that are already advancing in the states

8) Literacy

  • Implement literacy programs in collaboration with municipalities, supporting and inducing improvements in their policies

9) 6th to 9th grade

  • Estabelecer programa de apoio e indução para que estados e municípios, em colaboração, aprimorem suas políticas para os 6th to 9th grade

9) 6th to 9th grade

  • To institute a set of strategies seeking a new conception of a school for the 6th to 9th grade

10) High school (10th to 12th grade)

  • Institute strategies to support and induce the reformulation of High School, based on the new curricular structure, greater integration with Vocational and Technological Education and the expansion of integral High Schools

10) High school (10th to 12th grade)

  • Implement a reformulation of the secondary education offer, based on the new curricular structure, with greater integration with Vocational and Technological Education and expansion of integral High Schools

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