Company internships and internships must represent at least 35% of the students’ educational path
Vice President Mortarotti: “First steps to bring students closer to business realities, essential for the future of the economic fabric of the territory”
LECCO – “We are, of course, very pleased with this reform. For some time now, we have been sounding the alarm that our companies lack specialized staff, and with this news, it will only improve the situation. ” ITS Reform (Higher Technical Institutions) adopted by Parliament two days ago Enrico Vavassori, President of Api Lecco Sondrio.
After ten years of experiments, now finally the link with companies becomes stronger and more stable, thus forming more specialized and high-level professionals. For some time now, Api Lecco Sondrio has been taking this direction: “For some time now we have been promoting projects in collaboration with local schools to try to bring students closer to our shops. “Practical experience in the workplace is essential for our companies to achieve, so a national law that promotes and supports this type of higher technical education is welcome,” President Vavassori concluded.
The main innovations of the ITS reform are: funding with a three-year program, 60% of teachers must come from the world of work, internships and company internships must represent at least 35% of the training path of students in the presidency. of its foundation must be an expression of the founding and participating companies.
In the Api Lecco Sondrio, there is and operates the school commission of entrepreneurs who work precisely in the direction indicated by this new law: “It is certainly something positive – he says Davide Gianola Director of Api Lecco Sondrio and members of this commission – in addition to being strategic, this news is important for students and businesses, it finally means giving ITS importance, which unfortunately was seen by many as a bit of a second choice. Visiting such a school in our area means having an important future ahead of you and our companies, who are waiting for nothing more than to get young people into work ”.
He focuses in particular on the territory of the province of Sondrio Massimo Mortarotti, Vice President of Api Lecco Sondrio and contact person for Valtellina and Valchiavenna: “Here too you have the same problems as your colleagues from Lecco, so we are very much in favor of initiatives of this type to better qualify the young. We hope it is the first step in an important way of approaching students to business realities, they are essential for the future of the economic fabric of the territory.“.