Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

Enduring Challenges for Latin America

“Although there is a rather long university tradition in some countries of the region, the higher education system is still quite underdeveloped, albeit its unprecedented growth in enrollments and numbers of institutions in the last 30 years, which have expanded access considerably and provided groups, previously excluded, with opportunities for higher education. The political and economic instabilities, allied with urgent challenges in many other sectors, makes the actual landscape of HE in LA extremely complex. Each country has a different history, public policies, and challenges.”

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