René Ramírez, President of the Council of Higher Education (CES for its Spanish acronym), noted that according to assessments made by the Evaluation, Accreditation and Quality Assurance Board of Higher Education, there would be an improvement in the quality of institutions.
The CES noted that among the results the new strategies have achieved are: A 5% increase in the number of teachers with master’s or graduate degree and an increase in the supply of quota for the master´s degree careers in a 80.2 % compared to 2012.
Ramírez also highlighted the work of three institutions: the National Polytechnic School, the Polytechnic School of the Coast and the University of Cuenca.
The CES said that for 2015 it will take into account the work and research of educational institutions to recognize their progress. 60% of what they will receive will depend on the quality standards and its annual increase, 30.6% will depend on the academic efficiency, 6% on the excellence and research and the remaining 3.4% will depend on the good management at the administrative level.