The Minister of Popular Power for University Education, César Trómpiz pointed out this Wednesday that the start of face-to-face classes in universities will depend on the evaluation of the Presidential Commission of covid-19.
During an interview on the Café en la Mañana program, broadcast by Venezolana de Televisión, the head of the University Education portfolio indicated that taking into account the announcement of the flexibilization of 7 + 7 made by President Nicolás Maduro Moros, everything will depend on begin face-to-face activities, in October, in the universities of the decisions of the evaluation of the Presidential Commission of the covid-19 and, of how the vaccination process advances.
According to the state channel, Trómpiz recalled that “Commander Chávez made great efforts to open and expand opportunities in higher education for young people without places in traditional universities, but there was no correspondence with his call. That is why it created three major apparatuses in 2003, which are the UBV, the Ministry of University Education and the Sucre Mission, in order to expand and assume the responsibility of the Venezuelan State in guaranteeing the human right to education. "
In that sense, the Minister highlighted that the Bolivarian University of Venezuela (UBV) reached 18 years after its creation, providing access to university education to a large number of young Venezuelans who had historically been excluded and who did not have the resources to pay a private institution.
In addition, he stressed that universities are spaces for academic and scientific dialogue where, under the leadership of President Nicolás Maduro, it has been achieved to focus all university sectors under the preservation and development of the human right to education, which is a principle that unites all the Venezuelan men and women achieved in Revolution.
"Principle that is materialized in the creation of the UBV, the Sucre Mission and the Territorial Polytechnic Universities, a comprehensive policy of support to the university sector that our Bolivarian Government has been carrying out," the minister said.
Likewise, Trómpiz stated that a constant and fluid dialogue is maintained with the universities for the preservation of the achievements that have been achieved so far, with the management of private universities, public management and with the traditional universities of our country, “what what is wanted is to fulfill the objective of giving the greatest happiness to our people and, at the same time, the best quality of higher education ”, he added.
Finally, he pointed out that we should not forget that it was in the fourth republic that a privatizing vanguard was imposed that built a closure of the social, economic and cultural rights of our people: “the idea was that the students who will enter one of the Twenty public universities in the country had to pay to guarantee their higher education ”, the minister said.