Education & Teaching

Business School Research Center

The mission of the business school is to train responsible leaders who contribute to the integral development of society, through quality and demanding teaching, supported by the investigation of the problems inherent in the management of organizations.  The business school’s research center combines in its research the impact of economic and social phenomena on Uruguayan companies.

Educational Support Foundation

The foundation manages a network of twenty-four Catholic educational institutions and seeks to improve these schools’ academics and provide quality education for over 4000 students of disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds. Reading, Mathematics, and English are the three main axes of pedagogy. To monitor the students’ improvement, standards are being applied in all participating schools, and practices are being systematized in the different school grades.

Prominent Private University

Located in Montevideo and other cities in the country, this is the oldest private university in Uruguay with the widest coverage within the national territory, and it represents the main work of the Catholic church in Uruguayan higher education. Its commitment to academic excellence, ideological pluralism, ecumenism, and inter-religious dialogue has made it a leading institution in Uruguay’s cultural life.

Daily News Cooperative

This daily news cooperative was created as an alliance between journalists and critical citizens and as such is managed in a cooperative way. It is the second newspaper in sales in Uruguay, and 80% of its income comes from membership fees. In its twelve years, it has proven itself to be an innovative information company, not only because of its journalistic approach but also for having created its own a marketing channel that allows it to control the entire chain.

Environmental Nonprofit

This environmental nonprofit works to promote sustainable development through educational programs, advocacy, and special projects. The organization is composed of over 100 volunteers who are passionate about trying to improve the world through small, multipliable actions that make a big difference when taken together.

Governmental Student Exchange Organization

Governmental student exchange organization whose mission is to promote better understanding between people of different countries through educational and cultural exchanges. Since its creation in 1956, approximately 9,000 Argentine and United States citizens have participated in these exchange programs.

Technological Education Government Agency

This government agency emerged in response to Argentina’s rapid globalization and accelerated technological revolution. The agency is in charge of coordinating the policies on the development and strengthening of technical and vocational education for technical high schools, community colleges, and vocational schools.  It is also responsible for designing, planning, regulating, and financing technical and vocational education in Argentina.

MBA Admissions Advisory Firm

This company strives to help young professionals achieve their goal of attending a top MBA program in the United States or Europe. The company offers private GMAT instruction online and in person, as well as MBA admissions consulting.

Education Development Foundation

A nonprofit organization established to improve the education standards in the world.  The mission of this foundation is for each child to have a great teacher.  With this objective, the foundation actively works to develop educators’ skills and to place higher value on their role.  The fundamental belief is that if the quality of teaching is guaranteed, the results will improve.

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