Dual education at universities too?

| April 18, 2019

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The Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development has published the Draft Law on the dual model for higher education, which stipulates that students can spend at least 450 hours (about 60 days) per year, during the course of studies, working at a company and receive at the least 50% of the salary that company employees get for the same type of work. The Draft Law stipulates the same conditions for students as for high schoolers who are studying in line with the dual education model, i.e. learning through work. In dual education, students do not have the same worker’s rights and obligations such as regular employees such as the right to pension and disability insurance and trade union membership.

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