Hollande announced that “one billion euros over three years” will be devoted to a comprehensive plan for the digital school.
President Francois Hollande indicated that the implementation of this plan began “today”.
“One third of this investment will come from existing money allocated in the future investment program” and “the rest, 650 million, will be borne by the State for the training of personnel, for the development of educational resources and to finance computers or tablets ” , said the head of state in a closed meeting on this topic.
“I have the ambition that France could be a leader in e-education” both in terms of content and equipment, he said, at the end of a day dedicated to this issue.
“Digital is used in all disciplines”
Coming to the same conclusions of the consultation on this issue, Francois Hollande announced “an exceptional training program for teachers and staff would be implemented over the next three years, 2016, 2017 and 2018” .
The head of state also promised “simplified access to a complete offering of content” , also hoping that “digital is to be used in all disciplines” .
“We need every school boy and girl to have the correct digital tools available throughout the territory”, he stressed.