PRYCA and its contribution to school dropouts and quality of life of youth in Puerto Rico

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PRYCA and its contribution to school dropouts and quality of life of youth in Puerto Rico

Type: Master thesis
Title: PRYCA and its contribution to school dropouts and quality of life of youth in Puerto Rico
Author: Szerman, Kim
Issue Date: 2017-08-31
Keywords: Puerto Rico
Quality of Life
PRYCA
ChalleNGe
education
school dropout
youth
Puerto Rico Youth ChalleNGe Academy
Abstract: The issue on school dropouts has a great effect on societies and when a country faces the problem, it is mostly the largest problem in its educational system. This counts as well for Puerto Rico, the island faces a problem with school dropouts and it is clear that intervention programs are desired to give support on solving this problem and therewith to increase Quality Of Life (QOL) of youth. In Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico Youth ChalleNGe Academy (PRYCA), is one of these intervention programs and therewith, this field research answers the following research question: “How does PRYCA contribute to the quality of life of its students?”
Supervisor: Valdivia Rivera, Soledad
Faculty: Faculty of Humanities
Department: Latin American Studies (Master)
Specialisation: Public Policies in Latin America
ECTS Credits: 20
Handle: http://hdl.handle.net/1887/52247
 

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