The 14th International Congress of Higher Education in Cuba ends

The 14th International Congress of Higher Education in Cuba ends

Havana, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) The 14th International Congress of Higher Education University 2024 ended after four days of intense debates focused on how to stimulate more relevant, quality teaching with social commitment.

In the opinion of Cuban Minister of Higher Education Walter Baluja, University 2024 is already a milestone for Cuban higher education, as it provides a platform for the exchange of knowledge, international collaboration, and the strengthening of educational quality.

Baluja considered the Congress a favorable opportunity to sustain bilateral exchanges and further the relaunch of international ties of Cuban higher education, affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

He stressed that an extensive program of activities was developed, making it possible to learn about the vicissitudes of university education at a global level.

The Minister highlighted the holding of a Forum of Ministers and Authorities of Higher Education, within the context of the Congress, as well as the last preparatory meeting of the Regional Council of Higher Education, which will take place in March 2024 in Brazil.

He stressed that Cuban higher education would be strengthened after the Congress, which reaffirmed Cuba’s commitment to improving the quality of education, enhancing research and development, as well as promoting teachings committed to the transformation of society.

University 2024 had the participation of over 2,100 delegates, both in person and virtually and demonstrated the ability to bring together experts and professionals from various disciplines, Baluja highlighted.

(Taken from PL)

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