Francisca Fernández, Provincial Delegate of Education.
Francisca Fernández, Provincial Delegate of Education.

The Education, through the Andalusian Public Education Agency, He has announced the award of the renovation and expansion of Secondary School (IES) Cura Valera Huercal-Overa, in the province of Almería. This action, that will create 80 new school places and expand the capacity of the center to the 700 sleeps, It has been awarded by 2.379.596,87 euros to the company Construcciones Gaygbe S.L.. and it has an execution deadline of fourteen months and twelve days.

Thanks to these works, the Institute, which it has four lines of Secondary and Baccalaureate, incorporate new areas to impart Vocational Training. The expansion of the center will take place through the construction of a new annex and complete redeployment of existing buildings. Also, the reform will mean the elimination of architectural barriers and the improvement and adaptation of urbanization.

The new building, which will connect to the main lobby through common access where stairs will be placed and a lift, will feature concierge, administrative area, Cafeteria, library, technology classrooms and drawing Baccalaureate, Teacher toilets, pupils and adapted, and the space needed to host the training cycles (a multipurpose classroom, three computer, a classroom-workshop, two seminars and a study orientation).

As for existing buildings, we will proceed to complete remodeling of its interior, including facilities, carpentry, coatings, finishes and space distribution. To remove architectural barriers ramps on major tours will be arranged and, last, a new sports track will be built 22×44 meters and a new perimeter fence will be installed in the most damaged areas, arranging in those where it can preserve.

This intervention is included in the Investment Plan for the period Educational Infrastructures 2016-2017 of the Ministry of Education, that runs through the Andalusian Public Education Agency. This plan is provided with 107 million euros and includes 128 new construction activities, expansion and improvement of facilities in the eight Andalusian provinces.