Ministers putting their cards on Technical Education
Technique needs more attention in our eduction. Both on Elementary School as on Secondary Education.
Technology must receive more attention in education. Only so can our businesses continue to innovate in the future and maintain their position in the world . That said Minister Henk Kamp of Economic Affairs ( JEC Paris )
From 2015 secondary education gets a structural € 75 million extra to fund technical training. That statement made minister Jet Bussemaker (Education). This allows Regional Training Centres (ROCs ) , Agricultural Training Centers ( AOCs ) and (small) vocational training to further develop their technical education.
Attention to technology in all primary schools in 2020. An investment fund to promote technology in education and 1,000 scholarships per year for engineering students to tie them to the business . € 100 million to increase the technical knowledge of teachers and € 300 million for training and retraining of people interested in technology. Technology Pact 2020 (supported by employers, employees and education)