• Organization TypeGovernment

Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation (Secretaría de Educación Superior, Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación) (SENESCYT) (Ecuador)

Vision The Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation is guarantor of the application of the principles that govern higher education; promoter of scientific research, technological innovation and ancestral knowledge. His work focuses on improving the capacities and potential of citizens and is characterized by the efficient and effective use of the resources he manages, whose results are the seed for the country's development. Mission Exercise the rectory of the public policy of higher education, science, technology and ancestral knowledge and manage its application; with a focus on the strategic development of the country. Coordinate actions between the executive and higher education institutions for academic, productive and social strengthening. In the field of science, technology and ancestral knowledge, promote the formation of advanced human talent and the development of research, innovation and technology transfer, through the development, execution and evaluation of policies, programs and projects. Values The servants who provide their services for the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, must carry out their activities in compliance with the following principles: Efficacy: Carry out its activities to achieve institutional and state objectives. Efficiency: Execute its activities to achieve institutional goals, without delay and optimizing public resources. Quality: Perform its work ensuring that the services of the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation meet the expectations of citizens. Hierarchy: Comply with the provisions imparted to them, insofar as they meet the formalities of the case and aim to carry out activities inherent to their position. Coordination: Arrange means and efforts among coworkers, to achieve institutional objectives. Transparency: Perform their work guaranteeing citizens access to public information. Respect: Adapt their behavior towards respect for the Constitution and the Laws, ensuring that in all phases of the decision-making process or in compliance with administrative procedures, the principles governing public administration are respected. Probity: Act with rectitude avoiding behaviors contrary to the principles stated above. Discretion: Keep a reservation with respect to facts or information of those who are aware of the exercise of their functions, without prejudice to their duties and responsibilities under the rules governing access and transparency of public information . Responsibility: Develop their functions fully and comprehensively within the deadlines established by their superiors and by law. Legality: Exercise their functions in accordance with current regulations. Availability and Courtesy: Maintain a collaborative and courteous conduct with all citizens who access the services provided by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation.
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