A series of questions was raised by the State Universities Consortium (Cuech) after its monthly meeting, held in Rancagua, regarding how the Ministry of Education has implemented the Gratuity policy.
On the occasion, president Cuech and rector of Chile University, Ennio Vivaldi, as a result of government authorities and assured that the facilities are not set for the measure to work, in order to correct the institutions and argue that it is a bad idea.
In that same line, the academic was worried Adjustments to the design of the original budget for state universities since, in their opinion, these schools were now damaged and economically, taking advantage of private entities.
"The budget actually did what took 10 billion state universities and add 33 billion to private universities"Vivaldi tired, according to a statement issued by the same organization.
"That's what happened. After a post in Parliament we tried to decline the state's 10 billion to state universities. And yet that is the issue that we would like to discuss with the Government, "he said.
Equally critical was obvious because absence of portfolio authorities at the Cuech session, despite being invited to the minister, Marcela Cubillos.
Vivaldi added that he had today considered a bid to the State Universities Co-ordination Council, as considered by the Law, but it had to be postponed in the absence of representatives of the Ministry of Education.https://media.biobiochile.cl/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/el28vivaldimineducdichosnp2.mp3
The president of Cuech said the Co-ordinating Council will change the accessibility of State students, as it will allow collaboration with all universities, improving the quality of training they will receive.
"We had this expectation here that we intended to make the announcement on forming the council. Obviously, that did not happen but we expected it to happen soon, but I think it's very good news for young Chileans. And it is very good for state universities to be able to welcome these young people in much better conditions. I believe it will be a big step forward to state universities, "says Vivaldi, according to the same letter.