The project 'Citizens of a place called Guadalinfo', developed in this space has been recognized the best provincial initiative.
The Guadalinfo Center Albox and its users, (in collaboration with the Center Guadalinfo Albanchez), have been awarded the First Prize for Best Practices, in the Provincial Meeting Facilitators Guadalinfo 2014. This recognition have been granted to the Project 'Citizens of a place called GUADALINFO', developed in the center of town.
The winning project was explained and discussed in the provincial meeting by the agent of Local Innovation, Pedro Alfonso González Aranega; who through a video editing, showed the participation of users and users of Guadalinfo center or the facilitators and local dynamization, to highlight the values of coexistence and the illusion of teamwork around this center Guadalinfo.
Remember that recently, about fifty young people of the Almanzora received free training in Office 2010 through the 'Scholarship program .MOS’ Esplai and the Microsoft Foundation, who has joined the network Guadalinfo, promoted by the Ministry of Economy, Innovation, Science and by the provincial councils and Andalusian Employment. Specifically, we have benefited from these scholarships 47 young people aged 16 and 30 years who have received training in the center of Albox Guadalinfo. The majority came from the same municipality, although they have also participated in the youth program Albanchez, Laroya, Huercal Overa, He pulled, Macael and of the province of Granada. Programs that students have requested to certify their skills were as follows: 20 and Word, 14 en Power Point y 13 in Excel. Of the 47 participants 45 have passed the certification tests and received the title of Microsoft Office Specialist.
Attendees received the title of Microsoft Office Specialist, an official internationally valid certification will enhance their employability and is recognized by the Conference of Rectors of Spanish Universities.
The red Guadalinfo, promoted by the Regional Government of Andalusia in collaboration with the Provincial Councils, has worked eleven years to curb the digital divide in our community, ensuring that all citizens Andalusian, wherever they live and whatever their age or socioeconomic status, they can access new information technologies and communication.
According to the European Commission, the 90% jobs that will be generated in the EU over the next decade will require digital skills that currently a high percentage of the population has. “The Guadalinfo network has as one of its main objectives to improve the employability of the population through social innovation projects and strengthening of digital skills, especially those who are least able to find employment, as young, and for this reason has joined Guadalinfo 'Scholarship .MOS’