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Vice President Raquel Peña announced the support of the government to its National Technical Professional Institute (Infotep) to train locals in Industry 4.0 technologies. The Vice President attended the presentation of findings of the National Consultation on the Future of Vocational Technical Training. She remarked the commitment of the Abinader administration to back efforts of Rafael Santos, director of Infotep and the technical team that is working hard to adapt Infotep to the new times.

Infotep recently carried out a major survey to follow the evolution of labor force in the Dominican Republic and its changing profiles. The survey concluded that the great challenge for education and the labor market in the Dominican Republic could be to train some 10,000 technicians in sciences, mathematics and technology, areas that are driving Industry 4.0.

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