More spaces available, better classrooms and gymnasiums, new structures to meet the growing needs of the school population, but also more road and rail connections and, in general, a more efficient and punctual public transport system.
This consists of the requests that arose this morning, Wednesday 13 April, at the Palazzo Ducale in Massa, seat of the province of Massa Carrara, on the occasion of the tenth stage of Siete Presente, the tour organized by the Presidency of the Tuscany region. and by Giovanisì, attended by thirty students, representing eleven local schools, the Regional Student Parliament and the Provincial Council. Listening, according to the format, were the advisers of the Regional Presidency for Youth Policy, Bernard DikaPresident of Massa Carrara Province, Gianni LorenzettiMayor of Montignoso and President of UPI Tuscany, managers and officials of the region and province.
“Young people want to participate. We also see it from initiatives like this, where the awareness has come out strongly that it is not true that things can never change, “he said. Dika. For this reason, the region, with Giovanisì, at the heart of its policy, is always focusing on the issue of school buildings to ensure better, welcoming, safe and innovative schools, as well as the issue of transport, always with the municipalities of the territory and with the Provincial Administration of Reference “.
The time has come to put the subject of investment and education at the heart of active policy. Dika he emphasized and emphasized that “the future also and above all depends on the school and the quality of education”, and stated that “precisely for this reason we want to implement clear and concrete policies that give the right to “guarantee every girl and boy. the education and training you want”.
The need for more adequate and welcoming school facilities has arisen strongly from the students’ questions. Among the queries expressed were also those related to content and didactic planning, the trainings and suggestions that characterize the secondary.
Due to the nature of the provincial territory, which associates a coastal strip with hills and mountain areas, the issue of transportation could only be at the center of the assembly. At these points, the Tuscany Region has talks with Trenitalia regarding rail transport and with the Tuscany Autolinee regarding public transport by road.
“We are facing a generation that is asking for places and tools for intervention. Younger generations have a right to answers and we are here to offer them,” he said. Lorenzetti, who enriched his speech with the projection of a few slides. “We are working on major projects and renovations. Of course, it takes time to get things right, but the commitment we are putting together with the region is moving in that direction.”
Lorenzetti pointed out that “there is a lot of money that we have set up”, about 40 million euros, which come from funds partly from the state, partly from the region, partly from the province, with those, to begin with, Structures of the Minuto di Massa, Zaccagna di Carrara and Tacca di Carrara institutions, but later also involved on other fronts “to provide new tools and new school structures on our territory”.
In addition, Lorenzetti defined the commitment offered to improve public transport services by road and rail as “fundamental”.
Giovanisì is a project of the region that aims to create tools to reduce the distance between young people and institutions. Together with the province of Massa Carrara, as far as this territory is concerned, the Tuscany region aims to provide the province and the schools with the necessary resources to improve their building structures and the services provided to the school population.
“Within the framework of the three-year program, one can now also think of interventions in the high schools and not just in the high school, in the primary school, in the nursery school,” he added. Dika. Speaking on the issue of transport, he said: “The questions that have arisen regarding more attention seem more than reasonable. We will deliver the results to both Trenitalia and Autolinee Toscane for their respective capabilities to provide ever better services both on road and rail.
The present tour is sponsored by the Presidency of the Tuscany Region and by Giovanisì, the project of the region for the autonomy of young people. It is funded by the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Department of Youth Policy, and is carried out in collaboration with the Upi Toscana and the Fondazione Sistema Toscana.