Bolsonaro says that Brazil spends too much on education relative to GDP

The presidentJair Bolsonaro He said on Monday (4), by Twitter, that Brazil spends a lot witheducation. "Brazil spends more on education relative to GDP than the average of developed countries", published. No post, the president made a comparison with the amount of R $ 30 billion invested byMinistry of Education (GUY) in 2003 e os R $ 130 billion invested in the sector in 2016.

Bolsonaro also stressed the country's position on the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA). In the ranking published in 2016, Brazil was in 66th position in mathematics, 63Th in science and 59th in reading. A total of 70 countries were analyzed. Brazil presented scores fall in all three areas.

The president also said that there are errors in the priorities of what is taught to students and funds invested in Brazilian education. As a measure, Bolsonaro cited the "Lava Education jet", a partnership between MEC, the Ministry of Justice, the Federal Police, Advocacy and Union Comptroller General to monitor fraud in the sector. "Initial data show very strong evidence that the machine is being used to maintain something that does not matter to Brazil", published President.

Brazil spends more on education relative to GDP than the average of developed countries. In 2003 MEC spent about R $ 30bi in Education and 2016, spending 4 more often, reaching about R $ 130 billion, occupy the last positions in the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA)