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Universities must be accountable, yes, but to whom?

Universities must be accountable, yes, but to whom? | Create, Innovate & Evaluate in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Whether public or private, universities cannot be exempt from regulation, says Miguel Angel Escotet, but it should come in the form of self-assessment and a duty to society, not politics
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the author states:

"Autonomy will always be subordinate to the necessary response of universities to the needs, demands, characteristics and transformations of the social system of which they are a part. "

 

Are the goverments part of that social system? (one would answer "yes"). Then... for example, in Spain, the actual goverment is preparing a new Law for University regulation, with a tremendous loss of institutions actual autonomy. ... but are politicians really the best regulators of Universities? I'm afraid this is not the good road map...

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POR OTRA POLÍTICA EDUCATIVA - Declaración de Profesionales de la educación en Sevilla 27 OCT 2012

POR OTRA POLÍTICA EDUCATIVA - Declaración de Profesionales de la educación en Sevilla 27 OCT 2012 | Create, Innovate & Evaluate in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Un grupo de profesionales de la educación, la mayoría profesores y profesoras de universidad, reunidos en Sevilla los días 26 y 27 de octubre de 2012, preocupados por la situación del sistema educativo y alarmados por la evolución de la política educativa, con objeto de animar el debate y de generar un compromiso con la mejora declaramos:

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