Companies want subsidies from state to train students

THE GOVERNMENT will discuss a draft law on dual education aiming to connect schools with practice at today’s special session. If the new law to become effective the next school year, they need to deliver it to the parliament on today, the Education Ministry spokeswoman Beáta Dupaľová Ksenzsighová told the Pravda daily.

THE GOVERNMENT will discuss a draft law on dual education aiming to connect schools with practice at today’s special session. If the new law to become effective the next school year, they need to deliver it to the parliament on today, the Education Ministry spokeswoman Beáta Dupaľová Ksenzsighová told the Pravda daily.

According to the new legislation, students will have up to 40 percent of total study time devoted to the practical education. Firm hiring student working for it for more than 400 hours will be able to decrease tax basis by €3,200 per student. Firms which will hire student for 200-400 hours will be able to cut its tax base by €1,600 per student, the Hospodárske noviny daily wrote.

Though representatives of employers agree with dual education scheme to be implemented into the system, they have several objections to the draft law, with the most serious relating to finances. They propose state to pay fixed payment tariff from €1,000 to €2,000 to firms per student working more than 400 hours or €500 to €1,000 per student working less than 400 hours.

“We will discuss the issue with employers during upcoming legislative process and look for solution acceptable for both sides,” Education Ministry spokesman Martin Dorčák told the Hospodárske noviny.

Source: Pravda, Hospodárske noviny

Compiled by Roman Cuprik from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

 

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Theme: Education

Read more articles by the topic

Top stories

Better times ahead for the Calvary in Bratislava

The last preserved station was restored this summer.

The last preserved station of the Stations of the Cross in Bratislava

Why you need to buy a belt

On this Black Friday, with society teetering on the brink of chaos, I ask that we all do our part.

Roundup: Bratislava’s Old Market Hall hosts Christmas markets

If you have not watched the 'Dracula' miniseries, filmed in Slovakia last year, it is about time.

Bratislava’s Old Market Hall will provide visitors with Christmas vibes in the coming four weeks. Each week, from Wednesday to Saturday, people can do a little bit of Christmas shopping at the venue.

Fico admits to ties with Bödör

Former prime minister stands by his praise for the state secretary who confessed to corruption and court interference.

Robert Fico during his November 26 press conference.