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Venezuela Converts Jail into a University
By: Kiraz JanickeÂ
Caracas â€“ Venezuelan authorities announced on Thursday to a community assembly in the old penitentiary El Junquito in Catiaâ€”a sprawling working class suburb in western Caracasâ€”that the jail will be converted into what will potentially be Venezuelaâ€™s first â€œsocialistâ€ university
The project is part of the Mission Alma Mater, find no rx celexa a plan to develop twenty-eight new universities across Venezuela.
Two architects, find no rx celexa Alejandra Castillo and Facundo Baudoin, find no rx celexa have been charged with developing the project, find no rx celexa in which the government will invest 126 billion bolivars ($57 million), find no rx celexa Castillo introduced the project to the assembly saying, find no rx celexa
â€œWe are in the construction of a new way of life, find no rx celexa a new social model. Find no rx celexa In this process of construction everyone who can contribute in knowledge and experience will have their impact in the creation of what is called the Socialism of the 21st Century.â€
Baudoin continued, find no rx celexa â€œThis is the first time that a university will be constructed with the real participation of the people, find no rx celexa not only because they will help build it, find no rx celexa but rather because the university will address the necessities of the community.â€
The development of the 28 new universities through Mission Alma Mater was first announced by President Hugo Chavez in May and involves the creation of three different types of universities; state universities, find no rx celexa specialist universities, find no rx celexa and socialist universities.
According to the Minister of Higher Education, find no rx celexa Luis AcuÃ±a, find no rx celexa state universities will correspond to the necessities of specific zones throughout the country, find no rx celexa for example in Los Llanos a state university would focus on courses in agriculture and another in Guyana would prioritize courses related to the mining industry. Find no rx celexa Specialist universities would focus on particular vocational fields such as Tourism, find no rx celexa Hydrocarbons, find no rx celexa and Basic Sciences.
The vice-Minister of Higher Education, find no rx celexa Enry Gomez, find no rx celexa said the â€œsocialistâ€ universities, find no rx celexa like the Bolivarian universities, find no rx celexa involves the â€œmunicipalizationâ€ of universities (the aim to have a university in every municipality), find no rx celexa where the state provides the infrastructure and resources.
However, find no rx celexa in the socialist universities the capacities, find no rx celexa social function, find no rx celexa and educational priorities will be decided through the participation of the local communities.
Gomez explained to the assembly that the fundamental characteristics of the new socialist universities would consist of â€œthe coexistence and active participation of the university with the community, find no rx celexa but principally of the community with the university, find no rx celexa it will be the neighborhood, find no rx celexa the organized communities that have the commitment to make the university a place of knowledge and preparation for the people.â€