By the year 2020 over 200,000 teachers will be selected and recruited through a system similar to the doctors attending the MIR. Rubalcaba praises the role of education in society and has emphasized that it has ceased being an expense to be an investment. It suggests that schools have the means to finish with school failure. It will consist of an examination at national level and practices. The Socialist candidate for the Presidency of the Government in the forthcoming general elections, Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba, has ensured this Saturday which increasingly demand more teachers and announced that by the year 2020 over 200,000 teachers will be selected and recruited through a system similar to the doctors attending the MIR. It will consist of an examination at national level and practices. Perez Rubalcaba, also Vice President and Interior Minister, has released this Saturday his designation as a candidate at an event on education in Valladolid, where some 200 militants of the party have heard his speech and participated in a subsequent Colloquy. For half an hour, the candidate of the PSOE has praised the role of education in society, has stressed that it has ceased being an expense to be an investment and has stated that in the knowledge society will be both terms are capable of educating our youth and make to remain longer in the educational system without abandoning studies. Also has insisted that education is the great lever of equality, has said that school failure is the great tragedy, has emphasized that the teachers are extremely important in the educational work and has announced that it will increasingly require more but has promised not to leave them alone in their work. The candidate has begun saying that education has to purchase a cruise speed and has stressed that education can grow to be competitive and create jobs and overcome the crisis by means of the knowledge economy.