The Minister of Education, Jaime Perczyksaid this Monday that the popular economy “is part of Argentine society and therefore we must attend to it, understand it and teach it,” on the occasion of the start of the new postgraduate course in the subject at the University of Quilmes.
“The popular economy is part of Argentine society and therefore we must attend to it, understand it and teach it (…) for this reason, we continue to build links with national universities to non-traditional training that the popular sectors and those who work in social organizations need, “said the national official.
He added that “we have to ensure that all the knowledge produced by our society reaches the university. We have to study, we have to study ourselves, to become more supportive, more integrated, to build a society in which everyone has a place.”
And he concluded: “We have to achieve a common social and solidarity economy in which there is more and more employment in order to dignify work.”
“The popular economy is part of Argentine society and therefore we must attend to it, understand it and teach it.”Jaime Perczyk
The program, aimed at graduates and postgraduate students, includes a journey from the development and dependency of the labor market in Latin America, its segmentation and transformations to an analysis of structural poverty in Argentina.
The course is intended for graduates, graduates and postgraduate students in the areas of Social Sciences, Humanities, Public Management, Architecture, Urbanism, Environmental Sciences. Also to professionals, managers and managers of the public sector, with labor insertion within the Popular Economy or interested in the subject, added a statement from the educational portfolio.
Coursed face-to-face, the classes will be theoretical-practical from April to June from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., and will delve into the main debates and perspectives of study of the Popular Economy, with special emphasis on the current problems of the sector.
The postgraduate course aims to develop intervention tools for work within the Popular Economy, promoting a comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach, which establishes relationships with the territory and with the social actors inserted in it.
In addition, it seeks to establish links between the current experiences of work and development within the Popular Economy and the professional insertion of the students, concluded the official information.