Broken dream at University del Mar in Chile by Pablo Sanhueza
The story of Universidad del Mar contains some of the dangers and deformations of the educational model followed in Chile during the recent past. Founded in 1989 as a small regional institution based in Valparaiso, the UDM grew rapidly throughout the country, to achieve an enrollment of 17,000 students. A story of success. But in 2012 cracks of an awfull truth appeared on the surface: the uni viesity was a scam .Their owners had built a complex network of companies around the...