Abstract: The central point of this research would be to raise consciousness of all actors in the field of Higher Education in Haiti of how things are at this level. It will help readers think about what’s needed to be done, what can be done better, and in the advantage of all Haitians. It will help us see the importance to look at how it is at the State University of Haiti, comparing to some universities in some developed countries (such as the United States and Canada), what Haiti can learn from them (that is good) and apply it also to improve their system. Finally, human resources that Haiti has not yet exploited in terms of intellectual contribution Haitians in diaspora can bring to the area of education if a solid bridge is constructed between Haiti and the diaspora in order to improve the education system at this level.
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Jacques Alexis, Les Arbres Musiciens (Paris, 1957)
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" Bwa pi wo di li wè lwen, men grenn pwomennen di li wè pi lwen pase l "
The tallest tree says that it sees far, but the seed that travels says that it sees even further.
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