PNRR Education, Meeting with Minister Bianchi on the state of implementation of the measures

Wednesday, July 6th Meeting between the Minister of Education Patrizio Bianchi and the members of the Permanent Economic, Social and Terrorist Partnership Committee on the state of implementation of the PNRR (National Recovery and Resilience Plan).

This is an appointment that comes a few days after the agreement of the teacher recruitment reform, Act 79/2022.

What the PNRR offers

Education and research“: Allocated in total 31.9 billion euros, of which 17 for schools (30.9 billion from the RRF apparatus and 1 from the fund) with the aim of strengthening the education system, digital and technical-scientific skills, research and technology transfer.

The resources devoted to education are equal 17.59 Billion Euros (including “existing” projects), with 11 investment lines, 6 for infrastructure and 5 for skills. The beneficiaries of the resources allocated to education allocated through public procurement are the schools, ITS and communes that own the buildings in terms of school building interventions.

PNNR [PDF]

Here is the Pnrr website for education with a single portal that allows the school world to find data, public announcements and information.

Recruitment reform

First education and qualification
The approved conversion law defines the modalities of initial training, qualification and access to secondary education.

Expected:

  • A enable university courses initial training (corresponding to at least 60 training credits), with final exams.
  • A national public competition with Cadence annual.
  • A Test time in service one year with final test and final evaluation.

The text thus foresees a precise path of initial training, selection and testing.

The Enabling training courses it can be done after graduation, or during training, in addition to the credits required to achieve one’s degree. There is one Internship in schools. The final exam contains a simulated lesson, in addition to the knowledge of the disciplinary content to test the learning ability. Universities will organize and manage training courses.

Qualification allows access to Contestsdat they will be held every year, to cover free professors and to accelerate the entrance area and the role of those who want to teach. The winners of the competition are engaged with a probationary period of one year, which ends with an evaluation to determine the teaching skills the teacher has received. If successful, there will be entry into the role.

On that were the new system is running, for those who have been teaching in the public school for at least 3 years, direct access to the competition is provided. Winners must then receive 30 university credits and complete the qualification test to pass the role.

In the transition phase, those who do not already have a 3-year course behind, but want to teach, will receive the first 30 university credits, including internship time, to enter the competition. The winners then complete the other 30 credits and complete the qualifying test to pass the role.

The law also provides for the revision of the current competition classes with their rationalization and consolidation.

Continuing education in the National School
The training of teachers is continuous and structured, so that the innovation of learning models is favored, also in the light of the experience gained in health emergencies, and in line with the development goals of innovative teaching, which are provided for in the national plan. of recovery and resilience.

Training on digital skills and on the critical and responsible use of digital tools will be part of the training, which is already compulsory for everyone and will take place within working hours.

It is then introduced by decree, an update and training system with a three-year plan which allow teachers to acquire knowledge and skills to design teachers with innovative tools and methods. They will participate full professors and system numbers dedicated to school planning. This training is voluntary for those who are already in the role today, it becomes mandatory for new employees after the contract is adjusted. It is carried out at other hours such as working hours and can be paid after a selective evaluation, the so-called incentivized training. Criteria of the incentive system and the additional number of hours spent are decided at the meeting negotiate.

Continuing education courses are defined by the High school, established by the approved decree, and not only provide for specific guidelines, but also the accreditation and verification of the structures that the course must perform in order to guarantee the highest quality. The school, which is part of the PNRR reforms, also provides training for managers and support staff, technical and administrative staff.

The other reforms in the pipeline

In accordance with the guidelines of the European Commission and the EU Regulation no. 241/2021, all reforms until 2022 are adopted.

Reform of professional technical institutions

The reform should align the curriculum of technical and professional institutes with the demand for skills arising from the productive fabric of the countryparticularly for the innovation output of the National Industry 4.0 Plan and the deep digital innovation that is taking place in all sectors of the labor market.

The high Quality of the curriculum offered will encourage employabilitythanks also for the harmonization of training programs based on the needs of each territory.

The reform invests in human capital in a targeted and appropriate approach to the geographical, economic and social conditions of each local context, with direct short- and long-term benefits to the country’s growth potential.

Orientation reform

The reform will begin Orientation modules in high school and in high school (not less than 30 hours for female and fourth- and fifth-year female students) and a digital guidance platform will be created in conjunction with the tertiary education offer offered by universities and ITS. To put the education system, the university system and the world of work into synergy it favors a conscious choice for continuing education or further education and contrasts the outbreak of schooling and growth of neets.

The reform also looks for theExpansion of the experiments of four-year high school and technicianswith another 1,000 classes in as many schools (in addition to the current 100).

The reform will be adopted by 2022.

Reorganization of the school system

The reform wants action two strategic aspects: the number of students per class and the size of the school network.

The number of pupils enrolled in the school will decrease in the coming years due to lower birth rates, which will lead to a decrease in the need for school staff: a scenario that offers the possibility of reorganizing the school system to rethink.

The end result will be a reduction in the average number of female students per class, in favor of the quality of education.

Reform of the ITS system

The reform is intended to simplify the organizational and learning model, Increasing the number of institutions and membersimprove the quality of the connection with the network of entrepreneurs in the territories, to Bridging the mismatch between supply and demand for work.

ITS, also thanks to partnerships with companies, universities, research centers and local authorities, can offer this way increasingly advanced job-oriented tertiary coursesI for the training of technicians who manage highly complex systems and processes in six areas: energy efficiency; sustainable mobility; new technologies of life; new technologies for Made in Italy; innovative technologies for cultural heritage and related activities; Information and communication technologies.

Full implementation of the reform, which will be adopted by the first half of 2022, is expected in 2025.

Reforms already implemented

Playschool and playschool

3 Billion Euros for the Plan for kindergartens and kindergartens: the aim is to reduce the existing gaps in early childhood education services and to strengthen them throughout the territory in the age group 0-6. The 3 billion are thus divided: 2.4 billion for the 0-2 year range (55.29% of these resources go to the south) and 600 million for the 3-5 year age group (40% for the south). This is the second tranche of a total allocation of 4.6 billion provided for in the PNRR for this chapter, thanks to the total 1,800 school-building interventions and 264,480 new places are being created to accommodate girls and boysto improve the service that families are offered to support, too, of female employment.

Innovative schools

800 million of Euro for the Building plan for 195 new schools replacing old buildings (40% of the resources go to the South). These will be innovative schools from an architectural and structural point of view, highly sustainable and with maximum energy efficiency, inclusive and able to guarantee teaching based on innovative methodologies and on full usability of the learning environment. Once the areas for the construction of the schools have been identified, the Ministry of Education launches a design competition.

School canteens

400 million euros for the strengthening of full-time work by increasing the number of school canteens (57.68% of the resources are in the South). Through the assessment, it becomes possible to carry out a thousand interventions, to build new premises or to rebuild the existing ones.

Gymnastics lessons

300 million euros (54.29% of the resources are in the South) to increase the supply of sports activities by building gymnasiums or renovating existing ones, to build or refurbish a total of 230,400 square meters.

Securing schools

710 million euros for the Security plan and renovation of schools (40% of the resources go to the South): The regions identify the bodies that are eligible for funding based on regional programs to ensure the security and renovation of existing school building heritage.

Recruitment reform, review and update of the competition classes coming soon

PNRR, 212 new schools underway: here the competition announcement for the design

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