Cuba will continue to bet on the quality of education, says minister

The Minister pointed out that the event was marked by debates on the most pressing issues of general and higher education, which have an impact on the improvement of education systems.

The increased participation of European countries, such as Bulgaria, Romania and Hungary, and the presence of around 200 delegates from 35 nations stand out in an event which, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, was held in person and virtually.

The Caribbean nation hosted representatives of international agencies and organizations, rectors, ministers, scholars, experts and students.

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel has received several of these foreign delegations,” said the Minister, “and this is an example of the country’s desire to continue developing a sector recognized worldwide for its quality.

Access to higher education for all, the application of science to the development of the country, equality, social justice, respect for the 2030 agenda, the training of professionals and the university-business link were on the agenda since the start of the congress on Monday. .

University 2022 ends this Friday with the main lecture “Challenges for the university in times of transition from the pandemic world to the post-pandemic world”, by the intellectual and Dominican-Brazilian brother Frei Betto.


Helen D. Jessen