DR-CAFTA expected to compel curricula revisions in universities
9 May 2006
Santo Domingo.- Education minister suggested this Tuesday that universities in the country should be subject of a revision of their respective curricula in light of the upcoming Free Trade Agreement with the Central America and the United States.
Ligia Amada Melo considers that it is necessary to prepare new professionals, especially in technical careers, in order to face the new commercial system that the country is soon to engage.
The dean to the Technological Institute of Santo Domingo (Intec) shares the Education minister’s viewpoint, to which he added that professors should upgrade their teaching capabilities at the medium as well as university levels.
The minister and Intec’s dean were interviewed during a meeting with other university deans to discuss methodology topics to be addressed at the Presidential Forum for Educative Excellency.