VENEZUELA SHOWS THAT
FREE EDUCATION FOR ALL
Higher Education in Venezuela: A New Citizen for a New Society
Saturday February 26 at 2pm
Venezuelan Embassy, 1 Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2HW
With guest speaker:
Ambassador Samuel Moncada
FORMER MINISTER OF HIGHER EDUCATION
IN THE VENEZUELAN GOVERNMENT
And British Venezuela specialists to be announced.
Currently, over 2 million Venezuelans are in higher education, compared to 600,000 in 1998, making Venezuela the country with the second largest percentage of students in HE in the region.
Since the Chávez government came to power, thirteen new universities have been created and over 1,600 university communities have been set up, which enable people to study close to where they live.
Furthermore, the Venezuelan Constitution guarantees education as a human right and social duty, with the state being responsible for it.
Come to this event to find out more about Venezuela's inspiring example that proves free education for all is possible.
A graph showing how Higher Education continues to expand in Venezuela.
Supported by Academics for Venezuela and:
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