PRESIDENT ERDOĞAN SHARED THE SUCCESS ACHIEVED AS A RESULT OF THE VOCATIONAL EDUCATION REFORMPresident Recep Tayyip Erdoğan made statements after the Cabinet Meeting about the success achieved in vocational education and said, "We continue to collect the fruits of our efforts aiming at reinforcing vocational education."
President Erdoğan said during his statement that, ""We continue to collect the fruits of our efforts aiming at reinforcing vocational education."
"Thanks to Allah, the occupancy rate of vocational high school reached 100 percent. From now on, elite students started to enroll in vocational high schools."
Erdoğan went on to say that: "This year, the production capacity of vocational high schools as a part of rotating capital reached 1 billion and 650 million liras and we distributed the majority of this income to the students and teachers. As a result of the transformation in vocational education, the number of apprentices and foremen in the country increased from 159 thousand to 1 million and 100 thousand within a year. This allowed us to respond to the apprentice and foreman needs in the labor market."
OECD Vocational Education Summit Convened in İstanbul
Reminding that Türkiey has founded 7 international vocational high schools in order to share its experience in vocational education in the international arena with ally and friend countries, Erdoğan said, "We will review our efforts in this field with the participants of the OECD Vocational Education Summit in İstanbul."