Tips to understand the Chilean Higher Education Reform

According to the last statements given out by the Chilean president Michelle Bachelet, in 2016, 50% of students belonging to the country´s most vulnerable groups will have access to free higher education.    Benefits will be given to students belonging to the sixth income percentiles, enrolled in any of the universities belonging to the Consejo de Rectores […]

The Boom of Technical careers in Chile

According to SOFOFA – Industrial Promotion Society (IPS) – Chile has a deficit of 600,000 professional technicians. Due to their high-income level, the demand of such resources is getting higher and higher. 42% of students in Chilean higher education are studying technical careers. That is practically half of the tertiary education. However, only 22% of the budget allocated to higher […]

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 […]