Forum on new visions for development of education system first ever organized in Moldovan capital
14:26 | 12.12.2018 Category: Official
Chisinau, 12 December /MOLDPRES/ - New visions for the development of the education system and present challenges in the sector today were discussed at an education forum titled, My Vision for Our School, organized in Chisinau for the first time ever, the government’s communication and protocol department has reported.
At the event, Prime Minister Pavel Filip said that a modern education system stayed at the basis of the development of any state and the weakening of the education and hence, the training of unqualified specialists, means also the country’s weakening. “I do not see Moldova’s future without a very strong education system. A reform in education is not enough; we need a transformation of the education system,” Pavel Filip said.
In the context, the PM stressed that the authorities would continue efforts of modernization in the field and of enhancing the performances of young people. “The financial resources do not represent and will not be a problem for the education system. We are ready to invest in education, but only, before this, we must be sure that we have edified a system in which investments will be used quote efficiently,” Filip noted. At the same time, the prime minister referred to the importance of computerizing the education system, highlighting also the need to educate young people for jobs due to appear as a result of the digital revolution.
„By investing in gray matter, we should create jobs with quite high value added. Our young people must lead industries, engineers should create systems or, if we speak about agriculture, we must guide people to work with machines, to work in GPS systems. We must think about future, as the future starts today,” the prime minister added.
The education forum, My Vision for Our School, is a summing-up event, organized following the holding of 11 workshops. Within these workshops on 14 November - 10 December, decision-makers consulted opinions of about 1,000 pupils, students and teachers about their visions on the development of the national school.