Fascinating technology

The Provincial Council presents the 42 project in Ronda to bring technology closer to the region. log round

The town hall was the venue for the presentation of the 42 Málaga project, an initiative promoted by the Telefónica Foundation and in which the Andalusian government, the provincial council of Málaga and the town hall of Málaga also participate. The event brought together the mayor, María de la Paz Fernández, the provincial deputy for sustainable economic development, employment and training, Esperanza González, and Carmen Ledesma, the deputy director of Project 42.

Esperanza González, the provincial deputy for sustainable economic development, employment and training, explained the details of an initiative that opened its doors last April on the Tabacalera campus in the capital, but which passes through the center of social innovation La Noria of the provincial institute. Accessible to residents of Malaga.

As he pointed out, the Diputación de Málaga intends to bring technology closer to the people of the entire province, to ensure that city dwellers, especially young people, have the same opportunities as in large cities and to ensure that that technology is facilitated. Provides achievement of social challenges. So far, a total of 35 people have resided in this area to participate in the program. “42 Malaga is not just an innovative project, which has great importance and positive impact and makes it a major challenge for digital social innovation, a concept proposed by the European Commission”, concluded the provincial deputy.

For her part, Carmen Ledesma points out that it is a separate, free and face-to-face training, based on peer learning and simplification with a world-leading method. It’s a place open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with no age limit, no prior knowledge of programming required, only after reaching the age of 18. He also informed that 100% of people passing through this campus have secured jobs. The campus methodology is reputed to be in the top 10 of the most innovative world universities and to occupy the first place for ethical values, ahead of Harvard, Yale or Columbia. “42 Málaga demonstrates the success of public and private cooperation,” concluded Ledesma.

The presentation concluded with the words of the Mayor of Ronda, María de la Paz Fernández, who pointed out that Project 42 is “an important opportunity for the formation of young people in a networked society like ours in a way different “. The Councilor thanks the Deputación de Málaga and the Fundación Telefónica for their support, which allows the project to reach young people in Ronda and the region. Fernandez also said, “This is a golden opportunity for those interested and I invite them to explore further to encourage young people who want to learn and train in such an innovative and interesting job. “