GOALS
  • Stimulate cultural creation and the development of the scientific spirit and reflective thinking;

  • Train graduates in different areas of knowledge, able to enter professional sectors and participate in the development of Brazilian society, and collaborate in their continuous training;

  • Encourage research and scientific investigation, aiming at the development of science and technology and the creation and dissemination of culture, and, thus, develop the understanding of man and the environment in which he lives;

  • Promote the dissemination of cultural, scientific and technical knowledge that constitute the heritage of humanity and communicate knowledge through teaching, publications or other forms of communication;

  • Arouse the permanent desire for cultural and professional improvement and enable the corresponding implementation, integrating the knowledge that is being acquired in an intellectual structure systematizing the knowledge of each generation;

  • Stimulate knowledge of the problems of the present world, in particular national and regional ones, provide specialized services to the community and establish a relationship of reciprocity with it;

  • Promote extension, open to the participation of the population, with a view to disseminating the achievements and benefits resulting from cultural creation and scientific and technological research generated at the institution;

  • Promote exchange and cooperation with educational institutions at different levels of education, with a view to the development of education, culture, arts, sciences and technology;

  • Participate in the socio-economic development of the country, the state of Maranhão and in particular the municipality of Chapadinha, as a consultation, advisory, and service provider in the various areas of knowledge;

  • Promote undergraduate, higher technology, postgraduate, updating, extension, and professional training courses, both in person and at distance;

  • Promote the continuing education of members of the institutional academic community;

  • Contribute to the formation of citizenship, in a process of permanent education of society;

  • Promote environmental education aiming at the defense and valorization of the environment;

  • Train professionals and specialists at a higher level;

  • Train graduates, bachelors and technologists to work in the world of work and in the labor market;

  • Meet the regional demand for higher education in teaching, seeking ways to absorb expressive contingents of students from Baixo Parnaíba Maranhense and Alto Munim;

  • Develop curricular proposals focused on themes related to the interests and demands of students, aimed at building a broader professional knowledge;

  • Permanently evaluate courses, programs and academic practices, in a qualitative dimension, aiming to guide decisions for the improvement of the institutional structure;

  • Support and develop teaching programs, Scientific Initiation practices, research and extension;

  • Universalize knowledge and foster interdisciplinarity;

  • Promote discussions on educational reforms and innovations and public policies relevant to the organizations of the education systems, aiming at the insertion of the student in social projects;

  • Conduct research (scientific initiation actions) in different areas of knowledge;

  • Respect the pluralism of pedagogical ideas and concepts;

  • Stimulate cultural creation, scientific development and reflective thinking;

  • Stimulate research as a normal process of historical formation and a basic condition for mastery of the surrounding reality;

  • Valuing the performance of teachers, ensuring the working conditions defined in the Teaching Career Plan;

  • Offer continuing education courses for Basic Education teachers, linked or not to public agencies or private companies;

  • Establish partnerships with governmental and non-governmental institutions, national and international, that will subsidize technical-pedagogical training and Teaching, Research and Extension programs;

  • Encourage and support projects and programs aimed at guaranteeing the dignity and citizenship of the region;

  • Provide the Profª Luzimar Ferreira Library with titles and copies, in accordance with the current rules, expressed in undergraduate courses, and the needs of the teaching staff and students of the HEI;

  • Offer teaching and research extension to the community, through courses and services;

  • Organize and regularly monitor the Institution's financial budget and management accounting.