CONTRIBUTION OF VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOLS TO THE COUNTRY'S ECONOMY REACHED APPROXIMATELY 560 MILLION LIRAS IN FIVE MONTHSContribution of Vocational High Schools to local and national production is increasing gradually. The total income of vocational high schools in the five three months of 2022 reached 559 million 370 thousand and 226 liras. Total income of these schools in the first five months of last year was 169 million 370 thousand and 795 liras. Income of schools was increased by 231 percent when compared to the figures of last year.
The Ministry of National Education continues to increase its production capacity and revolving fund income that have an important impact in increasing practical skills of students enrolled in vocational education.
Noting that vocational education is taking firm steps in becoming the hope of Türkiye again as a result of paradigm shift, successful project and investments, Özer said that transformation in the vocational education has a direct impact in the production capacity.
Özer mentioned that R&D centers at vocational schools have been carrying out innovative projects about patent, brand, useful model and design registrations.
"Income of vocational high schools in the five three months of 2022 increased by 231 percent when compared to the figures of last year and reached 559 million 370 thousand and 226 liras. Vocational high schools are a fresh breath in local and national production. Our schools are exporting their products," said Özer.
Highest income was from Ankara, İstanbul and Gaziantep
High schools located in Ankara, İstanbul and Gaziantep has earned the highest income in the first five months of 2022, said Minister Özer adding that vocational and technical schools in Ankara earned 54 million and 230 thousand liras income while income of vocational and technical schools in İstanbul reached 48 million and 552 thousand liras and vocational and technical schools in Gaziantep earned 45 million and 327 thousand liras.
Gaziantep Beylerbeyi Vocational and Technical Anatolia High School Ranked First in Türkiye
Gaziantep Beylerbeyi Vocational and Technical Anatolia High School earned 14 million and 132 thousand liras and ranked first in Türkiye in the list of production capacity among vocational high schools. Ankara Fatih Vocational and Technical Anatolian High School ranked second and Hatay Dörtyol Recep Atakaş Vocational and Technical Anatolian High School ranked third with 8 million and 624 thousand liras income.
These schools earned the highest income from food and beverage series, furniture and interior design, accommodation and travel services, chemical technology and information technologies in the first five months of 2022.