Faculdades Integradas de Cacoal
University description (as per official university website)
UNESCO - Integrated Faculties of Cacoal - is an institution of higher learning maintained by the nonprofit Educational Cacoal Association, founded in May 14, 1985.
Its origin began with the creation of the first private college in the state - the Faculty of Education Cacoal - which began in July 1987 with the implementation of the pedagogy course. Implanted in the course of 1988 letters. These first courses started in its own office of the institution. Before that, however, since 1985, has ministered for the exam preparation course in rented room in school for elementary and high school Cacoal.
At the time of his installation, after the initial selection process in 1987, the physical structure that the institution had only comprises four classrooms, construction of wood, and a small administrative block, construction of mixed wood and masonry. these rooms which were the first groups of Pedagogy and Literature had classes. All your current structure is built in brick with rooms arranged in ten blocks, totaling over 12,000 square meters of construction.
Its student body consists of students from at graduation of districts in the state and in post-graduate students from several municipalities of Rond˘nia. His performance as an institution of higher education beyond the boundaries of the state, helping to train scientific, educational, technological and professional people of the region north of the country.
The initial objective of UNESCO when it was installed in Cacoal the skills of professionals working in education and had functions in the public schools. Few were professionals who were then college. Today, UNESCO is dedicated to training qualified professionals for the growing labor market of the municipality, the state and the Northern region, caused by the global development and expansion of boundaries.
In 2010, UNESCO has also initiated its activities in the municipality of Vilhena (campus II) following accreditation by the MEC through Decree No. 1223/2009. The first two courses were allowed in Accounting Sciences and Biomedicine.
His role in that entry of twenty-first century is not only restricted to the training of professionals for the job market. Extends to a pedagogical action capable of opening horizons, show new ideas and concepts, provide opportunities for choice, raise awareness about the important role of man in society in constant process of evolution and transformation, taking as an institution open to the community and aware of their social responsibility.
Produce and disseminate knowledge in various fields of knowledge, contributing to the full exercise of citizenship through humanistic, critical and reflective and competent professionals ready and updated for the world of work and to improve the living conditions of society.
Prepare for the academic job market, basing their know-how in scientific principles and current legal norms for a globalized world.
Achieve the best quality education in the region through the creation of an educational project that reflects itself in every effort to provide an education of excellence.
Ensure the growth and expansion with technical competence through a policy of expansion, improvement and adaptation to the reality of the campus from the central region of Rond˘nia, as well as establishing and maintaining a policy of constant research on the demand for new undergraduate and graduate.
Consolidate the political and socio-cultural IES through the establishment of a policy of serving the students and the community, and create and develop a policy that meets the demands of social and cultural region.
Consolidate the ethical and moral commitment through the establishment of a permanent policy of ethical vigilance to every teacher action and functional institution.
The academic community of UNESCO is governed by the following principles:
Respect for the human person, meaning that any community member is an officer, teachers, students and staff deserve all others the same respect as a person.
Respect for authority, which means respect for the hierarchy of both administrative and academic organization, and the authority exercised in compliance with the above principle.
Respect for other's work, which is the understanding that all jobs in any community member, are relevant to achieving the common goals of the community, regardless of hierarchical level of who performs them.
Commitment to Excellence
The commitment to excellence is by nature an intrinsic requirement of the very reason for being and acting of Institutions of Higher Education. As such, UNESCO is defined as an institution at the same time open and committed. Open to the world of knowledge and the new, constantly reshaping and redefining of thought, permanently, your quality standards, and committed, while outpost of the community, conscious of their social and their responsibility to the destinations society.