Life Ages and Education (EVE)


This research group aims at producing, exchanging and conveying scientific knowledge on life ages and education in a regional perspective (Andean-Amazonian countries) for the academia, development players and public policy-makers.


  • Produce empirical research on life ages and education in different social, cultural and geographical contexts.
  • Publish scientific papers (articles in indexed journals, books, working papers).
  • Train students in research of these subjects at Bachelor, Master and Doctor Levels.
  • Promote academic events and meetings among researchers, development actors and policy makers.
  • Disseminate the scientific results of group members’ research to contribute to the intellectual debate and advocacy in connection to public policies.
  • Promote the national and international mobility of PUCP teachers and students with partner academic institutions.

Lines of research:

Life Ages: transitions, trajectories and diversity

  • Transitions between life stages
  • Schooling, trajectories and educational transitions
  • Indigenous and rural childhood and youth

Family and strategies in precarious contexts

  • Mobilization, migration and multi residence
  • Child labor
  • Childhood vulnerabilities
  • Social and child protection policies
  • Care systems and economies

Violence, sexuality and “extreme” situations

  • Children and domestic violence
  • School Violence
  • Prostitution, violence and sexual exploitation
  • Trafficking in persons and forced labor

Educational Policies and Practices

  • Public policies on education and curricular reforms
  • Cultural diversity, intercultural education
  • Quality of learning
  • In-school and out-of-school education
  • Rural education

Different kinds of knowledge and environment

  • Environmental education and climate change
  • Information and training systems for the environment and climate change
  • Perceptions, practices and strategies with respect to the environment and territory
  • Indigenous, scientific and experiential knowledge, circulation of different kinds of knowledge
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