Enhancing the tertiary professional education system

What is the goal of the investment?

Increase the number of ITS and strengthen their scientific and laboratory facilities, thanks also to technology 4.0, at the same time investing in instructor skills. The investment will include the creation of a national digital platform that allows students to find out about job offers for those who achieve their professional qualification. 

Total investment cost 1.5 bn
  • Youth
  • Reduce the gaps in standards of living
  • Gender equality
Additional details

The concrete goal is to increase from 11 thousand to 22 thousand the number of students enrolled in the ITS each year, and to grow the overall number of units by 208. The investment is connected to the Reform 1.2 which has the same mission, and a component that aims to simplify the governance of the ITS themselves.  The investment is meant to increase the number of ITS and to strengthen laboratory facilities (introducing innovative 4.0 technologies) and investing in instructor skills.  The implementation of training courses and the dissemination of the training model are expected to enhance the fully specialized training chain linked to the Energy 4.0 and Environment 4.0 areas and functional to the adaptation of 4.0 skills to strategic development sectors. 

What are the benefits?

  • Greater employment opportunities for youth
  • Better prepared and more specialized human capital
  • Less of a mismatch between labour supply and demand

Key steps and Expenses envisaged

Key Dates