UNIVERSITY and UNICEDES PRINCIPLES The UAEM must be the autonomous public institution for social tranformation through hi h education, research i l f i h h higher d i h projets and cultural extension UNICEDES is an educational and social development p centre UNICEDES is an inter-disciplinary, inter-sectorial, inter- cultural, inter-institutional university unit with inter institutional international links. UNICEDES is the university space where it is possible, to hear, respect, learn, hear respect learn teach and service groups of small peasant’s villages, indigenous towns, and different groups of vulnerable, marginal and excluded people.
FACILITIESUNIDAD CENTRAL DE ESTUDIOS PARA EL DESARROLLO SOCIAL TEMIXCO
CENTRO REGIONAL UNIVERSITARIO DEL VOLCAN TETELA DEL VOLCAN’S FACILITIES
KNOWLEDGE’S INTERCHANGE BETWEEN CAMPUS AND COMMUNITIESepisthemological and inter-disciplinary critical revision ofthe public universitary role in sustainable and integralsocial development, regional and local, in a new global andmulticultural world;open mind to hear and learn from the traditionalcommunity skills and their world visionmethodological creative variations to get better outcomesin participative research projects of community anduniversity teams;change of strategies in university participative actioncreation of Regional University Extension Centers. g y
CENTRO REGIONAL DE EXTENSION UNIVERSITARIA TEMIXCO
CENTRO REGIONAL DE EXTENSION UNIVERSITARIA TETELA DEL VOLCAN
RADIO UAEM VOCES DEL VIENTORADIO PROGRAMS WITH THE OLD PEOPLE
OpportunitiesThe liti l i iTh political vision of th public university authorities t f the bli i it th iti toimprove a Social Development Studies UnityThe excellent research team’s preparationThe tTh team’s liberality f work with diff ’ lib lit for k ith different methodologies f t th d l i foraccept to integrate in their projects the skills and traditionalknowledge of communities at the same time with theuniversity technologies, sciences and humanities technologiesOpen mind of the participative university students with theideas and customs of rural peopleThe possibility of interdisciplinary work with differentUniversity FacultiesThe opportunity to work with the Canadian Calgary UniversityExcellent relations with local authorities
ChallengesLack of definition of public university authorities about k f d fi i i f bli i i h ii bthe project of the Social Development Studies Unity.University epistemological rejection of the communities y p g jtraditional k d l knowledge l dProblems of the research team to systematize the amountof information of the complex aspects of integral social p p gdevelopmentProblems of full understanding of different codes ofcommunication: the Morelos university, the team , the y,Canadian and the community codes.The change of university and state authorities each sixyyears and of local authorities each three yyears
CONCLUSIONSThe need of an international definition of the main roleof public universities in sub-development countriesThe need to h h d have more resources f training the for hresearch teams in the field workThe need to prepare the research teams in a respectfulinteraction with the communitiesOpen even more the interaction with local authorities pInternational diffusion and spread of the experiencesWe can learn from everybody an offer our experience.