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

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

Atos and 01Talent announce the start of a strategic partnership to guidance the acceleration of the electronic transformation in Africa, by enabling the dissemination of a significant-excellent, ground breaking and inclusive training program on the continent.

01Talent’s ambition is to recognize, educate and join one particular million significant-degree builders to the skilled environment by 2035. As a result of this partnership, 01Talent will be able to draw on Atos’ technological methods to guidance the many jobs underway.

In order to total the pan-African campaign designed to recognize potential electronic talent, 01Talent, in partnership with the Didier Drogba Basis and UCLG Africa (United Cities and Regional Governments Africa), will rely on a technological system produced by Atos to host cognitive tests.

These on-line tests will be mini-online games accessible to all, requiring no prior coding experience. They will provide a measure of the cognitive competencies, creative imagination and commitment of candidates, and to recognize significant-potential profiles who could not have been spotted by regular schooling techniques.

The learners of the potential “Zone01”, chosen this way by the tests, will be trained for two many years to become significant-degree resourceful “Comprehensive Stack” builders, with a work at stake.

Zone01 Cabo-Verde, will be the first “Zone01” collective intelligence zone on the African continent, and is scheduled to open up at Praia Techno Park in Cape Verde, early 2022. two hundred young talent from Cape Verde and from 26 other African companion countries will be welcomed in this “Zone01”and will be provided with laptops by Atos. This first “Zone01” will be the basis for the deployment of the schooling program which aims to produce a lot more than two hundred “Zone01” on the African continent.

Atos will also mobilize its employees all around the environment as a result of a mentoring program to share skills and give own assistance to the learners. This will give Atos an chance to produce ties with Zone01 talent, and to seek the services of many learners for the duration of and soon after their training.

It has also been agreed that Atos will acquire within the academic system, a curriculum to improve and acquire the competencies of its employees, in immersion with the learners of the potential “Zone01”.

With this partnership, we reaffirm Atos’ ambition to guidance the dynamics of the financial, social and environmental transformation of the African continent as a result of training in electronic competencies. 01Talent’s notably inclusive and ground breaking academic give is a concrete expression of this ambition, and we are happy to be able to guidance its deployment. This is an vital step in the growth of a electronic sector in Africa” commented Nourdine Bihmane, EVP and Director of Increasing Markets at Atos.

“We are very satisfied to give lifestyle to a partnership that will make it possible for us to guidance and integrate the most promising electronic talents into Atos’ teams. Atos and 01Talent share the exact same values and the exact same intention: to acquire human money as a result of an inclusive and sustainable solution in order to aid the electronic and social transition of the African continent,” provides David Sultan, Vice President of 01Talent in cost of Global Operations.

Atos in Africa is absolutely mobilized to make sure the results of the scholar variety campaign and to proceed this collaboration above the lengthy expression. At a time when the continent is going electronic, attracting talent is becoming a main strategic target for our growth,” provides Alpha Barry, Director of Atos in Africa.

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

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About Atos

Atos is a international chief in electronic transformation with one zero five,000 employees and yearly profits of above € 11 billion. European selection one particular in cybersecurity, cloud and significant performance computing, the Group presents personalized end-to-end solutions for all industries in seventy one countries. A pioneer in decarbonization expert services and products, Atos is committed to a safe and decarbonized electronic for its customers. Atos operates less than the brand names Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), stated on the Future 20 Paris stock index.

The function of Atos is to help style the potential of the information and facts room. Its skills and expert services guidance the growth of expertise, schooling and study in a multicultural solution and add to the growth of scientific and technological excellence. Throughout the environment, the Group permits its consumers and employees, and associates of societies at large to are living, get the job done and acquire sustainably, in a harmless and safe information and facts room. www.atos.net

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Laura Fau | [email protected] | +33 6 seventy three sixty four 04 eighteen | @laurajanefau

About 01Talent

01Talent is equally a Talent manufacturing unit and a Talent company which aims to recognize, acquire and join to the skilled environment one million significant-degree builders in the environment by 2035 as a result of the combination of a tested pedagogical product and a sustainable and exponential organization product.

01Talent deploys globally some Facilities of Collective Intelligence named Zone01 which involve teacherless coding faculties, IT Talent Businesses and Digital Reskilling expert services.

Its curriculum is centered on 01Edu, the final up grade of the “peer-to-peer” (teacherless) and gamified pedagogical solution produced by Nicolas Sadirac and his staff, a finding out system designed to deal with the rising international shortage of IT builders.

This pedagogical product which develops entrepreneurial spirit, creative imagination and collective intelligence has presently been deployed by our co-founder Nicolas Sadirac and his Alumni in a lot more than forty countries all around the environment, training a lot more than one hundred,000 electronic Abilities in the past ten many years.https://01-edu.org

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

 

Picture: left to appropriate: David Sultan, Global COO, 01Talent Nourdine Bihmane, EVP and Director of Increasing Markets, Atos Deror Sultan, Co-founder & CEO, 01Talent.