|Vulnerability and Education to Debate in Cuba|
|Written by ACN|
|Tuesday, 15 May 2012 08:41|
HAVANA, Cuba.-The International Higher Education and Vulnerable Groups Seminar will kick off on Monday in Havana where participants will exchange with the objective of contributing to equity and social cohesion in the universities.
Organized by the University of Havana, the event is sponsored by the Ibero American Network of Educational Policies made up by 30 institutions from Latin America and the European Union.
Gisela Morales Casas, specialists of the Communications Department of the Havana University informed that the event will include debates on factors that determine vulnerable situations in education and actions will be proposed aimed at eliminating or lessening them.
They will also attempt to establish an understanding framework on the mechanisms beginning from specific situations and from the Cuban, Latin American or European points of view.
According to the official program the two day event will carry out analysis and include conferences on the legal protection of vulnerable groups on the island, and the racial and gender situations.
The Ibero American Network of Educational Policies was founded in 2006 to strengthen and coordinate investigations carried out on the impacts of globalization in public education policies particularly its effects on the inclusion and equity in Ibero American countries.