Marble School of Andalucia will host the II Conference on shared knowledge 'Almanzora Share'

Presentation press conference.

Presentation press conference.

Marble School of Andalucia, located in the town of Fines and belonging to the Andalusian Employment Service (SAE) -turn attached to the Ministry of Employment, Business and Trade- will once again host the ‘Almanzora Compartir’ Conference on shared knowledge in its second edition, next Thursday 1 June. This was announced today by the delegate of Economy, Innovation, Science and Employment, Miguel Angel Lopez Tortosa, together with the territorial delegate in Andalusia of the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (CONVENTION), Miguel Angel Garcia, entity that organizes the day, and his professor of Information and Communication Sciences Studies, Sandra Sanz.

‘Almanzora Compartir’ is an initiative aimed at promoting the exchange of successful experiences in organizations that have applied innovative training techniques and collaborative learning to enhance business and institutional excellence in the Almanzora Valley. Esta segunda edición va destinada a todas aquellas personas interesadas en descubrir nuevas vías de aprovechamiento del conocimiento compartido a través de iniciativas de nuestro entorno que son referente en sus ámbitos.

The day, que se desarrollará el 1 de junio en las instalaciones de la Escuela del Mármol de Fines (Polígono Industrial Las Cruces), cuenta con la colaboración de la Junta de Andalucía y el Servicio Andaluz de Empleo, the Provincial de Almería, el Ayuntamiento de Fines y la Mancomunidad de Municipios del Almanzora, además de las empresas Embutidos Peña-Cruz y Aceite Valle del Almanzora.

The delegate of Economy, Innovation, Science and Employment, ha señalado que “la colaboración permite optimizar recursos, alcanzar nuestros objetivos más fácilmente, be stronger and go further ”and explained how cooperation is the basis of many of the policies carried out by the Junta de Andalucía, both in the business field and in the promotion of employment, with experiences such as Andalucía Emprende Coopera or the Employment Shuttles and Andalucía Emprende, or the Guadalinfo network.

Also, has pointed out that the Marble School is also an example of collaboration with companies in the sector, many of which have an agreement with the SAE training center so that students can carry out internships, and those that collect their needs "to program courses that allow training the best professionals in stone, thus fulfilling the double objective of improving business competitiveness and reducing unemployment through Vocational Training for Employment ".

For his part, the UOC territorial delegate in Andalusia, has explained the interest in "turning this event into a newspaper to continue gathering different experiences around collaborative learning, peer learning, communities of practice and learning, because they are one of the pillars on which the knowledge society should be based. Every day more entities are committed to developing experiences in this environment to train their members and grow as organizations ".

The program of the day, according to the teacher Sandra Sanz, will have a marked practical approach and will be divided into three main blocks. In the first place there will be a ‘Dialogue and exchange of knowledge’, moderated by Sandra Sanz, Lecturer in the Information and Communication Sciences Studies at the UOC, and in which Carlos Merino will also participate (professor at the Autonomous University of Madrid and expert in knowledge management) and Mario Pérez-Montoro (professor at the University of Barcelona and expert in knowledge management and information visualization) where the latest trends around these topics will be exposed.

Then, there will be an exchange of experiences between various institutions and companies, like Colegio La Salle de Almería, who will offer his vision on collaborative learning and ‘learning by doing’; the Murcia School of Public Administration, who will talk about communities and collaborative work groups; the Andalusian Employment Service and the Coffeebloggeralmeria initiative. They will be moderated by Jesús Martínez, Head of Management Training and New Programs at the Center for Legal Studies and Specialized Training, and Sandra Sanz.

The meeting will end in the afternoon with the conference "Infotaiment: the experience of an entertaining learning ", which will be taught by Pablo Lara, Professor of Information and Communication Sciences Studies at the UCO, as well as an information management expert and trend watcher.

The day will be complemented with guided visits to the Marble region and the facilities of the Marble School.