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Atos becomes 01Talent’s technology partner in Africa to identify, train and connect the digital talent of tomorrow to jobs

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Praia (Cape Verde) and Paris (France) – Oct 6, 2021

Atos and 01Talent announce the start of a strategic partnership to assistance the acceleration of the digital transformation in Africa, by enabling the dissemination of a higher-high-quality, modern and inclusive teaching system on the continent.

01Talent’s ambition is to discover, prepare and join one million large-level developers to the expert earth by 2035. By this partnership, 01Expertise will be capable to attract on Atos’ technological methods to assist the several assignments underway.

In order to total the pan-African campaign created to discover upcoming digital expertise, 01Expertise, in partnership with the Didier Drogba Foundation and UCLG Africa (United Cities and Area Governments Africa), will count on a technological platform produced by Atos to host cognitive checks.

These on-line tests will be mini-games available to all, requiring no prior coding knowledge. They will present a measure of the cognitive expertise, creativity and drive of candidates, and to recognize higher-likely profiles who could not have been spotted by traditional schooling methods.

The learners of the foreseeable future “Zone01”, selected this way by the assessments, will be trained for 2 many years to come to be substantial-level inventive “Whole Stack” developers, with a job at stake.

Zone01 Cabo-Verde, will be the initial “Zone01” collective intelligence zone on the African continent, and is scheduled to open up at Praia Techno Park in Cape Verde, early 2022. 200 young talent from Cape Verde and from 26 other African spouse nations will be welcomed in this “Zone01”and will be provided with laptops by Atos. This 1st “Zone01” will be the basis for the deployment of the instruction application which aims to produce more than 200 “Zone01” on the African continent.

Atos will also mobilize its personnel around the environment by way of a mentoring software to share experience and give personal assistance to the students. This will give Atos an opportunity to develop ties with Zone01 talent, and to employ the service of lots of pupils through and just after their education.

It has also been agreed that Atos will establish within the educational system, a curriculum to strengthen and establish the competencies of its employees, in immersion with the pupils of the upcoming “Zone01”.

With this partnership, we reaffirm Atos’ ambition to aid the dynamics of the financial, social and environmental transformation of the African continent by schooling in digital techniques. 01Talent’s specifically inclusive and innovative educational offer you is a concrete expression of this ambition, and we are very pleased to be in a position to aid its deployment. This is an vital action in the enhancement of a digital sector in Africa” commented Nourdine Bihmane, EVP and Director of Expanding Marketplaces at Atos.

“We are extremely joyful to give existence to a partnership that will allow for us to guidance and combine the most promising electronic talents into Atos’ groups. Atos and 01Talent share the exact values and the exact same objective: to acquire human money through an inclusive and sustainable method in order to facilitate the electronic and social changeover of the African continent,” provides David Sultan, Vice President of 01Talent in cost of World wide Operations.

Atos in Africa is entirely mobilized to assure the accomplishment of the university student range marketing campaign and to continue this collaboration around the long phrase. At a time when the continent is heading electronic, attracting expertise is getting to be a big strategic concentration for our enhancement,” adds Alpha Barry, Director of Atos in Africa.

Soon after Cape Verde, Atos and 01Talent will develop their partnership with the opening of new “Zone01” on the African continent, in individual in Senegal.

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About Atos

Atos is a world leader in electronic transformation with 105,000 staff and once-a-year earnings of more than € 11 billion. European selection one particular in cybersecurity, cloud and higher functionality computing, the Group gives tailored conclusion-to-finish solutions for all industries in 71 countries. A pioneer in decarbonization solutions and goods, Atos is committed to a secure and decarbonized digital for its customers. Atos operates less than the brands Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), shown on the Upcoming 20 Paris inventory index.

The function of Atos is to assist structure the long run of the information and facts space. Its know-how and solutions support the progress of understanding, instruction and exploration in a multicultural technique and add to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Throughout the environment, the Team permits its buyers and staff members, and customers of societies at big to are living, do the job and acquire sustainably, in a safe and sound and protected details place. www.atos.internet

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About 01Talent

01Expertise is both of those a Expertise factory and a Expertise company which aims to detect, establish and link to the qualified entire world 1 million significant-level developers in the planet by 2035 as a result of the blend of a tested pedagogical design and a sustainable and exponential company model.

01Talent deploys globally some Facilities of Collective Intelligence named Zone01 which incorporate teacherless coding universities, IT Expertise Organizations and Digital Reskilling expert services.

Its curriculum is based on 01Edu, the top upgrade of the “peer-to-peer” (teacherless) and gamified pedagogical tactic designed by Nicolas Sadirac and his group, a studying system intended to tackle the developing international scarcity of IT developers.

This pedagogical product which develops entrepreneurial spirit, creative imagination and collective intelligence has previously been deployed by our co-founder Nicolas Sadirac and his Alumni in much more than 40 nations around the world about the entire world, instruction much more than 100,000 electronic Abilities in the final 10 yrs.https://01-edu.org

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Valerie Gagliano | [email protected] | +33 6 33 73 24 89 | @valeriegagliano

 

Image: left to right: David Sultan, International COO, 01Talent Nourdine Bihmane, EVP and Director of Expanding Marketplaces, Atos Deror Sultan, Co-founder & CEO, 01Talent.