The Committee on Public Finance Oversight and the Committee on Education, Science, Technology, Innovation, Culture, Youth and Sports, have reviewed the performance audit report “Effectiveness of linking education and vocational training with the needs of the labor market”.
The report states that the current system of vocational education and training is not able to respond to the needs and demands of the labor market. It emphasizes that despite the efforts to link professional knowledge and skills with the needs and demands of the labor market, this system has been followed by many shortcomings and this has affected the responsible institutions to not be successful in achieving the intended goals.
The Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Arbërie Nagavci, said that they aim to link vocational training with the labor market.
“Our goal is to link vocational training with the labor market, linking the program with the labor market are one of the goals of our work,” she said.
The chairman of the commission for Education, Ardian Gola, said that there should be a destigmatization of professional profiles, as he said that most students are directed towards gymnasiums and not vocational schools.
“To be oriented towards a destigmatization of professional profiles. “The whole orientation of education has been in gymnasiums”, he said.
The chairwoman of the Public Finance Oversight Committee, Hykmete Bajrami, said education could only be reformed if it was a national and prime ministerial priority.
“Education is not reformed by being a priority of the Minister of Education, but it should be a priority of the Prime Minister, it should be a national project. “We will support any reform that leads to quality improvement,” she said.