Iohannis: We have to place education and culture back in their rightful places

Iohannis: We have to place education and culture back in their rightful places

AGERPRES special correspondent Florentina Peia reports: At a meeting on Tuesday in Rome with Romanian students studying in Italy on scholarships, President Klaus Iohannis said education and culture should be placed back in their rightful places in the hierarchy of things that matter to the success of people and the society.

“We have to place education and culture back in their rightful places in the hierarchy of things that matter to the success of people and the society. Without such a change in our approach, we will come up with another law, as we often did already, that will lead to no outcome. We pass yet another opportunistic measure, which rather complicates things and we may also sign a pact that nobody respects. I want us to bring excellence, hard work and determination to the fore, to treasure them and cast a light on those who epitomise them,” said Iohannis.

He added that his meeting with Romanian students has an important symbolic charge, saying that Accademia di Romania is a prestigious organisation and a bridge between the Romanian and the Italian culture. More…