MINISTER TEKIN PRESENTED NEW APPROACHES IN TÜRKİYE'S VOCATIONAL EDUCATION POLICY AT THE ECONOMY COORDINATION BOARDThe Economy Coordination Board convened under the chairmanship of Vice President Cevdet Yılmaz. Minister of National Education Yusuf Tekin, who attended the meeting, made a presentation about new approaches in Türkiye's vocational education policy.
The Economy Coordination Board (EKK) convened at the Presidential Complex under the chairmanship of Vice President Cevdet Yılmaz.
Minister of National Education Yusuf Tekin, Minister of Labor and Social Security Vedat Işıkhan, Minister of Treasury and Finance Mehmet Şimşek, Minister of Industry and Technology Mehmet Fatih Kacır, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Alparslan Bayraktar, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry İbrahim Yumaklı, Minister of Trade Ömer Bolat, Presidential Strategy and Budget Chairman İbrahim Şenel, AK Party Group Chairman Abdullah Güler, Deputy Chairman Nihat Zeybekci, Deputy Minister of National Education Kemal Şamlıoğlu and representatives of relevant institutions and organizations attended.
Vocational and Technical Education Policy Document was also included in the meeting agenda. Minister of National Education Yusuf Tekin presented the new approaches in Türkiye's vocational education policy to the board.
In the written statement made after the Economy Coordination Board meeting, "The studies and new approaches to strengthen vocational and technical education were evaluated in order to strengthen the education-employment-production relationship and provide qualified employment needed by the labor market," it said.
The statement also underlined that there was a consensus to conduct a more comprehensive study on vocational education and the labor market, including other relevant stakeholders.