This agreement is based on two essential principles:
A dedicated site - www.ptc.com/go/education - provides all the information that teachers and students need.
"We are very pleased to have PTC taking part in the operation: 'A Key to Getting Started' ('Une Clé pour Démarrer') and extending the resources for all teachers," comments Jean-Yves Capul, Deputy-Director, Information and Communication Technologies at the French Ministry of Education. "The PTC Education Program puts the emphasis on training the teachers and facilitates the introduction of PLM at the secondary level. This program is of massive benefit for both teachers and students!"
"We are delighted with this agreement,” explains Kevin Dickey, Vice President Global Education at PTC. "We wish to make our Pro/ENGINEER software, our PLM solutions and our many training resources available to French teachers. It is vital for PTC to commit wholeheartedly to the training of young people in the new technologies so that they arrive on the jobs market with a solid grounding. Our program offers genuine opportunities for developing the skills of students and teachers alike, in order to encourage universal engineering training."
About PTC's Worldwide Education Program
The PTC Education Program offers all teachers comprehensive training solutions designed for the training of a new generation of technicians. Today, approximately 23,000 schools and colleges, 1500 universities and over 10 million students in 28 countries are using PTC solutions. From college to university, PTC offers students an original education program on product life-cycle management (PLM), making available software and training courses along with course materials for teachers. This educational program ties in with the desire to raise technological awareness, so that more and more students are better equipped to embark on the career path of engineer thanks to innovative training with a guiding hand from the world of industry.
PTC (Nasdaq: PMTC) provides discrete manufacturers with software and services to meet the globalization, time-to-market and operational efficiency objectives of product development. Using the company’s CAD, and content and process management solutions, organizations in the Industrial, High-Tech, Aerospace and Defense, Automotive, Consumer and Medical industries are able to support key business objectives and create innovative products that meet both customer needs and comply with industry regulations. For more information on PTC, please visit http://www.ptc.com.