Cobacho warns universities can become more elitist by Bologna.
Murcia, Mar 26 .- The rector of the University of Murcia, Jose Antonio Cobacho, warned today that Spanish universities can become more elitist with the adaptation to the Bologna process, since, for this system "makes it difficult to combine studies and work and in that sense, it can take a step back "in an interview with after being re-elected, buy Gaia Gold, president last Wednesday with about 70 percent of support, explained Cobacho focus its mandate in the adaptation of the University of Murcia European convergence process, a work that, as noted, is conditioned by the economic crisis.
Cobacho has indicated that the guidelines "are suffering the consequences of a change they have not planned", because its function is, gods and heroes gold, to implement the legislation but there are things in this process with which they agree.
As for the economic difficulties to adapt the new system, said that guidelines can not be satisfied as to create small groups of students "because universities have grown in recent years in a high percentage and a faculty that is needed nor is there or you can hire., ffxiv gil, "
In that regard it noted that from the rectory team has calculated that for total adaptation to Bologna University of Murcia needed 500 new teachers and "these teachers are not improvised."
The rector said to that has been submitted to the reelection by a "sense of responsibility", but is aware that his position is "extremely difficult" at this time because "until the economic crisis is not exceeded, it is not predictable that can undertake all the Bologna process, "he warned.
He says she has a vocation to "remain robust", but is aware that this mandate has "more to lose than win, because the team can become rector scapegoat for many problems and errors in some cases, are not their responsibility. "
The chancellor reiterated that students are "right in their protest, to complain about overcrowded classrooms and we can not do things properly."
Furthermore, she added that his team faces this criticism "with a desire to overcome extraordinary" because they have the intention "to continue working and improving the university."
Cobacho also spoke of other objectives facing in his second term, as the implementation of the Campus Health Sciences, for which the Rector has asked the Autonomous Community to authorize the debt to the institution and, thus, expediting the works.
"The operations are too early, because the Community is likely to help in this critical moment and there are also banks that are willing to give this syndicated loan," praised the rector.
Another challenge faced is the establishment of two new schools next year, such as Lorca's campus and the school teacher in Cartagena.
On both, has told Reuters that the UMU expected to start in October teaching qualifications in Nursing and Nutrition and Dietetics in Lorca, as well as the Teacher Training Children in Cartagena, pending the approval of the regional administration.
For this professor of Civil, Spanish universities are willing to contribute to social development in the currenteconomic crisis, it emanates from them more than 65 percent of the research is done in Spain, but has noted that "there is much room for improvement," which requires government assistance.
The rector of the University of Murcia has rrred also to the management of the Minister of Education, Angel Gabilondo, whom he described as "a very steady man, and has enough skill to reach pact on Education," a target-reaching and indispensable. "
Jose Antonio Cobacho has held various management positions at the University of Murcia for 25 years and describes this period as a time of "significant changes" in which the educational institution, which houses more than 30,000 students, 2,800 teachers and 1,200 workers in administration and services, "has grown dramatically" favored the entry of Spain into the EU. sb / cc