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The Community of Madrid will include cybersecurity education in the classrooms of the region

He affirms that the region “aspires to always be one step ahead” in the digital revolution during the closing of the enlightED Awards at the South Summit Madrid. “In the face of communities with identity problems and confusing directions, Madrid is committed to an education of excellence for future generations,” he stressed. He emphasizes that “the digital revolution is only part of the innovative DNA of the human being throughout its history”. In the Community of Madrid, training in technology, programming and robotics is provided in Secondary Education.

The president of the Community of Madrid, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, said today that “cybersecurity education” will be included in the classrooms of the region, a commitment to “teach our students in the safe and correct use of technology”. In addition, he stressed that the Madrid Government “will continue to bet on a bilingual and quality education” that already has more than 350,000 students studying this pioneering model in Spain that the regional government implemented 15 years ago.

Díaz Ayuso has intervened in the closing of the enlightED Awards, an act held within the framework of the South Summit Madrid 2019, one of the largest global meetings of international investors and national startups. These awards identify the best entrepreneurial ideas in the world in education, innovation and technologies applied to the education sector among the nominations submitted by 73 countries.

The Madrid president has stressed that in the region “there is a pioneering educational system, which allows us to build the most qualified human capital, capable of treating them and allowing us to be part of the great digital wave in which we are already immersed.” In this sense, the Community of Madrid teaches training in technology, programming and robotics in the Secondary classrooms of centers held with public funds.

The commitments

“We are committed to an education that pivots on freedom –he added-, and that takes into account the needs of all the actors that participate in the future of our children. Faced with communities with identity problems and confusing directions, the Community of Madrid is committed to an education based on excellence for future generations “since” only then can we continue to be a national economic engine. ”

Díaz Ayuso stressed that the “Community of Madrid aspires to always be one step ahead” by being aware that “in the middle of the digital revolution the process of obsolescence is accelerating.” The region has technological innovation institutes and its Secondary education centers have 3D printers, robotics kits and teachers with the appropriate capabilities to exploit their full potential. For the president of Madrid “the digital revolution is only part of the innovative DNA of human beings throughout its history.”

The president of the Community of Madrid has presented during the ceremony the enlightED Awards, awards organized by the Telefónica Foundation, IE University, South Summit and Santillana Foundation, in the categories of best startup in Higher Education; with the most outstanding technological solution for learning and training; with greater social impact; or the one with the best growth capacity.

Betting on the startups

The Community of Madrid promotes the celebration of South Summit Madrid 2019, one of the largest global meetings of national and international investors and startups, which takes place until tomorrow in La Nave (Madrid). This is the sixth edition of an event dedicated to talent, innovation and the dissemination of opportunities offered by startups in southern Europe, the Mediterranean and Latin America.

In 2018, South Summit brought together more than 3,200 entrepreneurs in Madrid. In this edition, the event doubles its numbers and the Community of Madrid is participating to showcase the talent, the innovative impulse and the vision of the future that the startups of the region, emerging companies and entrepreneurs who have the support, support and The training offered by the regional government to make the Community one of the three most competitive regions in Europe.

The support of the Community of Madrid to the South Summit Madrid 2019 is reflected in an agreement between the Regional Ministry of Economy, Employment and Competitiveness of the Regional Executive and the organizer of the meeting, Spain Startup and Investors Services, by which the Regional Administration has become in collaborator of this event of reference of the sector.


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