A global investment of more than 17.5 billion euros, of which more than 12 billion for six lines of investment in infrastructure and about 5.5 billion for investments in skills. Six major reforms, from teacher recruitment and training to the reorganization of the school system and the improvement of vocational training and technical centers, will complete the transformation of education.
These are the main fronts on which the measures of the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR) owned by the Ministry of Education focus, illustrated by Minister Patrizio Bianchi during the meeting of the Permanent Table for Economic Association and Social Wednesday, July 6 and territorial. , established in the Presidency of the Council of Ministers and coordinated by the President of the CNEL, Tiziano Treu.
Representatives of the social partners, the Government, the Regions, the Autonomous Provinces, the Local Authorities, Rome Capital, the productive and social categories, the university and research, civil society and civil society organizations. active citizenship.
Councilor Bianchi emphasized that the PNRR carries out a system action that addresses all the main issues of education in our country, initiating a process of school innovation in terms of both infrastructure and teaching. Therefore, reforms and investments must be looked at and evaluated as a whole.
With regard to infrastructure, the councilor took stock of the implementation of the investment lines, stressing that the tender for the design of the 213 new schools, an unprecedented school building project, has just been published. which will offer thousands of students. the opportunity to learn in sustainable, inclusive, accessible buildings capable of guaranteeing innovative teaching. At the end of July, the rankings of the calls for nurseries and nursery schools and school gyms will be published.
With regard to the School 4.0 Plan, which aims to transform 100,000 classrooms into innovative learning environments, the Minister indicated that during the month the ministerial decree on the allocation of resources between centers will be published, while it will end in December. planning phase.
Next, the Minister focused on investments in skills, in the first place, in one, equal to 1.5 billion euros, for the reduction of territorial gaps. The plan is divided into three sections. The first decree, signed a few days ago, allocates 500 million to schools to combat the early school leaving of 12- to 18-year-old students in secondary and high schools. The second action of the Plan will be dedicated to promoting the obtaining of a diploma by young people between 18 and 24 years.
years they have dropped out of school, the third finally to projects to improve basic skills and to national projects in the most peripheral and fragile areas of cities and the country.
These investments are accompanied by six major reforms that will help transform schools. Essential objectives have already been achieved for three of these: with the conversion of decree law no. 36 of 2022, defined the modalities of hiring and training of teachers, which provide for certain ways of access to the profession, with greater openness to young people and the improvement of continuing education. The creation of the School of Higher Education has been planned; the reform of the ITS system is about to be finally approved. At the end of the school year, the essential milestones for the reorganization of the school system, the reform of technical institutes for vocational training and the reform of guidance will be completed.
To find out more:
Consult the document illustrated by the Minister of Education Patrizio Bianchi