We want universities to remain open and democratic places. They must become harbingers of the new paradigm of knowledge and citizenship which is essential for Europe and the world tomorrow. The systems of higher education are not very open to the ongoing transformation of our society. On the contrary, they are playing an increasingly minimal role by transforming themselves into a tool of the so-called knowledge economy. The new challenges and the existential questions of our society at the beginning of the 21st century are practically absent.
Post written by Antoine Gonthier, Fondation Sciences Citoyennes
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