A new step has been taken to develop vocational and technical education in different fields. Foreign Trade Vocational and Technical Anatolian High Schools Promotion and Sub-Protocol Signing Ceremony was held between the Ministry of National Education and the Ministry of Trade. Minister Selçuk said, "It will be ensured that students receive internship and skills training in companies that are members of the exporters association, graduates will be employed in companies that are members of the exporters association, and students are given scholarships." "We are meeting the need for qualified workforce of the foreign trade sector, strengthening the cooperation between the school and the private sector, and increasing the competence of our field teachers." said.
Ministry of National Education General Directorate of Vocational and Technical Education with the Ministry of Trade and Turkey Exporters Assembly (TIM) was held between Foreign Trade Vocational and Technical High School of Publicity and Protocol Signing Ceremony in Old Ministry of Commerce.
Speaking at the ceremony, Minister of National Education Ziya Selçuk stated that with the protocol signed, students will receive internship and skills training in companies that are members of the exporters union, graduates will be employed in these companies and students will be given scholarships.
Stating that cooperation was made with the Ministry of Trade and TIM to train qualified workforce to improve foreign trade, Selçuk emphasized that the aim of this protocol is to contribute to the quality and quantity of exports with qualified workforce.
Pointing out that they will continue to take steps to meet the needs and demands, Selçuk said that the work continues within the scope of the 2023 Education Vision Principles in order to complete the structure that can train employees who can meet the labor force needs of the sector in vocational and technical education.
"We Are Starting A Study To Increase The Professional Competencies Of The Students"
Emphasizing that with the signed sub-protocol, a work has been initiated to increase the professional competencies of the students studying in the field of accounting and finance in the field of foreign trade of the schools included in the cooperation, Minister Selçuk continued his speech as follows: “With this protocol, we meet the qualified workforce need of the foreign trade sector and We are strengthening the cooperation between the private sector and increasing the competence of our field teachers. "
Export growth in the driving force and prosperous Turkey, underlining that one of the sturdy stone laid on the road Selcuk, until the present day Republic of Turkey's foreign trade has passed through several stages, as a requirement of openness of policies that place the framework on integration into the global economy was noticed.
Stating that companies and SMEs at all levels need foreign trade information, Selçuk said that there is a need for qualified personnel to provide this and serve the sector, and within the scope of this need, 62 thousand 484 students are trained in the field of "accounting and finance" with 4 thousand 6 teachers. .
Sharing the information that another branch that is trained with the cooperation protocol is foreign trade office services, Selçuk; He stated that 6 students received education in 305 schools in Istanbul, Izmir, Gaziantep and Mersin, and 63 teachers worked on this subject.
"In-Service and On-the-Job Training Will Be Provided For Teachers"
Making a statement regarding the works to be carried out within the scope of the protocol, Minister Selçuk said, “With this sub-protocol, the field curriculum and training materials will be updated and teachers will be given on-the-job training. The workshop and laboratory will be equipped based on new technologies, and the need for practical materials will be met. It will be ensured that students receive internship and skills training in companies that are members of the exporters association, graduates will be employed in companies that are members of the exporters association, and students will be given scholarships. said.
Finally Selcuk speech, contribute to meeting the demand for qualified personnel protocol, a significant step in increasing Turkey's competitiveness and to support the economic development carried out on behalf adding that the agreement was discarded.
After the speeches, the protocol was signed with Minister of National Education Ziya Selçuk, Minister of Trade Ruhsar Pekcan and TİM President İsmail Gülle.