In the last years, the universities
-Had considerable increase
- Increasing the size of these.
- Increased in the number of students
- Increased fields of study
- Increased the number of teachers and departm
- Had a internationalization of higher education
- Had Intense debate on higher education
Society and the University
• The University should promote research, sociological studies, conferences, publications. Involving advances in the field of reflection and guidance action to the various aspects of social problems.
• Should include materials that allow students to reflect on social issues.
• Debates of the last 10 years of UNESCO stressed that higher education contributes social progress.
• There are many studies that determine the importance of training people in the economic growth and welfare.
• Education can generate your own and technical innovations and assimilate innovations from other countries.
• Education improves the competitiveness of goods and services.
• The skilled labor is a factor in attracting international investment.