Rafael is interested in the underlying assumptions and consequences of traditional schooling and how non-traditional or non-formal types of education might be better for certain individuals and purposes. He is also interested in examining innovative practices that improve learning outcomes in reading, writing, and critical thinking.
Rafael earned a B.A. in philosophy from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, and a Master’s in philosophy and cognitive science at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris. After a six-month internship at UNESCO’s Global Monitoring Report, he worked at the ICFES (the Colombian Institute for the Evaluation of Education) and the World Bank.