President Emmanuel Macron launched the program in 2018 with the aim of boosting local and national businesses committed to inclusion through employment. The program awarded “Societal Commitment for Inclusion in Employment Trophies” in 2020 for the first time since its inception.
The Digital France School network of institutions offers free training on digital fundamentals, including cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and IT development, among others, in collaboration with Microsoft.
The school also helps candidates secure internships at the end of their training.
Digital France School is committed to a tweeter October 18 to train 150 people without a baccalaureate, residents of disadvantaged neighborhoods and more than 400 young people.
Presenting his network of schools in a live video on Facebook, the Moroccan founder and president said that Digital France School trains people “not found in the digital realm”, including people with special needs and refugees.
Bayassine said beneficiaries also include women, whom the digital realm has traditionally excluded. “On the contrary … the digital world is an opportunity for women, and women are an opportunity for the digital world.”
In addition to the Digital France School network in France, the Moroccan entrepreneur announced that the institution was considering opening a school in the south of Morocco, offering the same services.
Bayassine is also committed in its video to create schools in Senegal and Mauritania, with the aim of establishing an international network for the exchange of expertise between students.
The awards ceremony was originally scheduled to take place during the Festival Effervescent 2020, on March 31, according to the official Val-d’Oise website. However, the organizers had to delay the festival due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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