The general director of Regional Digitalization, Jesús Coslado, has defined the Digital Talent Plan prepared by the Government of Extremadura as “the most ambitious program designed transversally by the regional Government to encourage the young talent that is formed in our educational system provide the push needed for the transformation process towards a digital economy and society in the region.”
This was stated this Wednesday in Madrid during his speech at a debate table aimed at analyzing the “Strategic Plans for the adoption of Artificial Intelligence and Data Government”, organized by IFEMA Madrid as part of the program of the X National Conference of Education of SIMO Education 2023.
Coslado, who shared a panel with the general director of Bilingualism and Quality of Teaching of the Community of Madrid, David Cervera, the general director of Educational Infrastructures of the Generalitat Valenciana, Rafael Valcárcel, and the CEO of AnalytiKus EdTech, Miguel Molina, moderated by the director of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence at Inetum, David Carvajal, has also advanced some of the main lines of this Digital Talent Plan.
As he highlighted, “the Plan aims be deployed at all educational levels. It provides for the adoption of lines of action that affect both the regulated education that is taught in the cycles of Vocational Training, Secondary Education and the University of Extremadura, as well as the non-regulated education, related to the educational offer of other institutions that are not strictly teaching. .
“The idea that presides over the entire project is adapt the training provided by educational institutions to professional profilesespecially the technological ones, which the productive system demands and which it currently does not find, which constitutes an important brake on the development of the modern economy,” he also noted during the meeting.
The general director has insisted that “this adaptation effort that we are making is essential for a society in full change process which must provide for the training of professionals who perform jobs that do not yet exist, but that are intuited given the strategic importance of technologies such as Artificial Intelligence. From that point of view, this Plan is also an employability plan.”
Precisely to analyze in depth the “Challenges for the use of Artificial Intelligence and data in Education”, the program of the 10th National Education Day has planned the celebration of another debate table in which the professor of the University of Extremadura Roberto Rodríguez together with other experts in this field, both institutional and from different companies in the technology sector.