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challenge, with the inability to make measurable progress in the implementation of SICA
and CAT across the region being just one
aspect of this problem. Frequently, prestigious public universities will not recognize
credits obtained at well-regarded private institutions, while top private universities may
not recognize each other's credits. Refusal to
recognize credits may be a quality assurance
matter, particularly when confronted with
credits from, say, a poorly regarded private
institution, yet in many cases nonrecognition of credits results from prevailing policy
or due to competition between institutions.
Failure to implement national or regional
directives on credit recognition encourages
restrictive institutional policies to persist.

The Future of Latin American
Higher Education Cooperation
Enhancing cooperation to improve student
mobility and credit recognition remain wor-

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thy goals for the region's higher education
institutions. The development of standardized credit and diploma recognition systems
in Latin America along Bologna lines remain
important initiatives that have, nonetheless,
not enjoyed widespread implementation.
Following through on these initiatives in
the coming years may be an important step
in advancing higher education cooperation
and furthering higher education reform in
the region.
At the same time, it should also be kept in
mind that the Bologna model is by no means
a panacea. Latin America's particular political
and socioeconomic context, ongoing tensions
between public and private universities, and
the sheer complexity of the constellation of
private sector universities in the region make
it difficult to emulate fully the Bologna Process in Latin America. Harmonization efforts
need to proceed in Latin America according
to the region's capacities and priorities.

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Latin American institutions have clearly
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