Universities of Mexico and Cuba draw alliances

Matanzas, Cuba, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) Members of the Mexican universities of La Salle Pachuca and La Salle Puebla exchanged today with directors and students of the faculty of education belonging to the University of Matanzas (UM) in pursuit of establishing alliances.

According to the rector of the Universidad La Salle Puebla Alfonso Alonso, the main objective of the visit lies in establishing a feedback of experiences and knowledge, focusing fundamentally on the area of education in order to raise the educational level in both Cuba and Mexico.

The reception at the UM was wonderful, in the future it is expected that cooperation agreements will be concluded that to allow students from both countries to study in the different institutions and thus take advantage of the knowledge taught in the different academic plans, he said.

The rector of the Cuban house of higher education Leyda Finalé expressed that by joining these universities in the exchange and cooperation with the academy, greater development of relations between both countries is evident, which is very positive for both parties.

Establishing cooperation between La Salle Pachuca and its counterpart in Matanzas will constitute a way to obtain professionals with greater preparation and a vision more adapted to the current times where the baton of knowledge passes from one generation to another in an accelerated manner, said Finalé.

Among the activities agreed upon by the foreign delegation, made up of 23 representatives of teachers and students from both study centers, the reception of the conferences ¨What the teacher needs to know¨and ¨A challenge in the educational system¨, both given by professors from the UM.

Cuba and Mexico have maintained uninterrupted relations for 121 years in which the education sector has great prominence in order to train capable professionals in different arteries of economic, political and social life.


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