The Brazilian Scientific Mobility Program has been underway for more than two years and has seen more than 6,000 students take part. This is an effort by the government to enhance their top achieving STEM students with international experience and work. Please see the below picture and PDF for up to date information on this Internationalization project.
OECD PISA (2003-2012)- This international student assessment has seen significant improvements across the board over the past nine years. In face, Brazil’s math scores over the past nine years have the highest improvement out of any other PISA country. In 2012, 65 countries took part in the exam even though there are only 34 countries in the OECD. Below is a (12) page report on the most recent PISA results of Brazil.
To combat the problem of the lack of English language proficiency, this program, run by Education USA and various schools around Brazil is a focused on providing this training to BSMP Grantees. Scholarships are available and the practitioner is recruiting various English teachers from the United States