A brief comparison of higher education in Mexico and Colombia

acreditación

Over the past few weeks, we have reviewed how higher education and accreditation works in Mexico and Colombia. However, it is interesting to see on a comparative basis trends and challenges for each country. Mexico and Colombia are two of the most important economies in Latin America. At the same time, they have significant challenges in developing […]

Common challenges for accreditation in higher education institutions

Today, higher education faces more scrutiny and questioning about its performance, as a result of greater demands from citizens, who want to be sure the doctors that treat them, the engineers that build their cities and the academics that propose their policies are good; the public sector, forced to assign with a given criteria resources […]

¿Por qué tan pocas carreras están acreditadas en Perú?

Actualmente, en Perú, alrededor de 60 carreras de las 1.743 se encuentran avaladas por el sello de calidad educativo, entregado por el Sistema Nacional de Evaluación, Acreditación y Certificación de la Calidad Educativa, SINEACE. La pregunta es ¿Por qué tan pocas carreras están acreditadas? Mientras en Chile a los estudiantes de universidades acreditadas se les otorga beneficios […]

Modelo de medición de calidad de la educación en Colombia

El sistema de educación en Colombia se rige por el “Modelo de Indicadores del Desempeño de la Educación (MIDE)”, el que fue lanzado este año por la ministra de Educación, Gina Parody. En palabras sencillas, este modelo es un ranking que combina una serie de variables como desempeño académico, salario de enganche de egresados, número […]

In Latin America, what does higher education accreditation mean?

The internationalization of Higher Education is the answer to the globalization phenomena and to the borderless nature of contemporary knowledge. Universities, in their origin, were created as inter-nation institutions, therefore internationalization is part of the prime nature. Presently, the international dimension in higher education requires accreditation systems that set up the appropriate procedures to quality […]

La importancia de la acreditación en educación superior

Sorry, this entry is only available in European Spanish. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. En Chile existen 178 instituciones de educación superior, 126 son autónomas y de ellas 81 están acreditadas (64,3%). Como una manera […]