“In this difficult period characterized by the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, which has marked our society so much in the last two years, the fixed point at which we have never moved the will, was repeatedly confirmed even by President Bardi , to plan and implement all the conditions to overcome distance education and to guarantee the safety conditions in the schools for our children and for all teachers and school staff, Councilor Francesco Cupparo said this, speaking together with President Bardi and Councilor Rosa at the conference sponsored by Fdi in Matera.
The commissioner took the opportunity to give some reflections on the activities carried out by the school office, certified as the competence of his department, and in general on the vision of the school education of the regional council. “Just to facilitate the safe return to school activities of our children – he said – we’re trying to make a big effort by using the so-called post-lockdown phase.”Fund for the Recovery of Educational Activities and Safety “, for about 6 million euros, drawing resources from oil royalties. Among the interventions we have guaranteed with the fund, in addition to materials and exceptional local cleaning services and personal protective and hygiene equipment for students and staff, thermal scanners, tampon kits, other and building sanitary interventions, we have also funded construction interventions “Light “(Adaptation of rooms and classrooms); extraordinary maintenance work on public buildings used for the school, the creation of new premises that can be used for teaching staff; Rental of buildings or spaces for use as classrooms or for the purchase, rental or leasing of temporary modular structures; Purchase of platforms and digital tools for distance learning; Classroom and room furniture used for common services and equipment for laboratories and gymnasiums; increase and improve the safety of canteens and school transport. This school year – he added – also the good level of vaccination achieved in Basilicata among the school staff, and the good adherence of our children to the vaccination campaign throughout the territory made it possible to avoid major problems. In this regard, I must acknowledge that the actions of the health authorities, on the recommendation and impulse of Councilor Leone, are producing the positive results we have been hoping for. “
The Commissioner then summarized the most significant measures implemented by the Education Bureau, starting with the package of measures, to increase the right to study and the quality of student education. This is the Public Notice “Contribution to Lucanian families with minors in compulsory education for the purchase of IT goods and equipment” for a total amount of € 3,785,525.90, valid on axis 8 “Strengthening the education system” – Action 10.10 .8.1 of POR FESR Basilicata 2014-2020; thanks to the over 3100 families who received the subsidy for the purchase of IT devices. Once again, the public opinion “The Talent Laboratory” – contributions for the construction of “Educational Laboratories” for the state and equivalent schools of Basilicata school year 2021/2022 for a total cost of 2 million euros. With the announcement – said Cupparo – we intend to promote the implementation of projects, which are characterized by the creation of “educational workshops”, which are intended as “places of animation, inclusion and experience enrichment”, activated by the schools . In addition, we have published with the Public Note “The Value of Knowledge – Distribution of Scholarships for the Deserving” for the payment of a scholarship (respectively high school of I and II graduation of the state and equal educational institutions in the school year 2020/21, whose Families and Difficulties These are measures that ensure that our boys and girls not only resume learning activities safely, but also with effective tools to enhance their education.
As far as vocational education and training (IeFP) and the strengthening of the courses of the Institut Technique Haute (ITS) are concerned, he added, we look forward to the distribution of resources from the PNRR implementation plan for our region and at the same time Time, we will review the processes that are already underway, in particular in connection with the ITS Foundation, which is set up for the technological field “Energy Efficiency”, which is the last cycle of the “Higher technical training path for the management and verification of Without forgetting the so-called ordinary activity about scholarships for our deserving students, contributions for the purchase of textbooks, contributions for the participation of university masters in Italy and abroad, for higher education courses, to improve education. prepare for the difficulties of getting into the world of work.
The Scholastic Office is working on updating the three-year plan for the size of educational institutions for the school year 2022/2023; the main proposals adopted by the technical panel for the province of Matera include: for the high school “Tommaso Stigliani” in Matera, the activation of the Coreutico course; for the Institute of Higher Education “Pitagora” of Montalbano, the activation of Liceo Sportivo in the branch in the municipality of Scanzano Ionico; for the Institute of Higher Education “I Morra” of Matera, the activation of the auxiliary arts of dental technology course; for the higher education institute “G. Pentasuglia” in Matera, the activation of the Medical Robotics address; for the high school institute “G. Pitagora” of Policoro the activation of the evening course of mechanics, mechatronics and energy specialization; for the Institute of Higher Education “Felice Alderisio” in Stigliano, the activation of the evening course of specialization Mechanical Maintenance and Technical Assistance.
Among the actions already approved by the Regional Council – said Cupparo – there is the relevant school building to implement the plan for the safety and security of schools, taking into account the forecasts in the PNRR of about 10 million euros . In fact, on 2 February, the Council approved an orientation act for the identification of the interventions included in the plan, and the opinions were forwarded to the communes and the two provinces. But even before the funds of the PNRR, we continued to distribute, for interventions on school buildings with resolution no. 707 of 3/9/2021 Economics of the APQ BASU, equivalent to a total of € 1,300,000.00, for 15 interventions for the adaptation and safety of school buildings included in the regional infrastructural heritage. During the resolution of 29.10.2021, n. 875, the Regional Council decided to redistribute the resources for the adaptation and security measures of the school infrastructure 800,000.00 Euros for the year 2022 and 6,028,750.00 for the year 2023.
Cupparo’s latest reflection: “According to the latest national data, Lucanian companies expect to rent 7,370 new units in the region by next March, but the difficulty of finding qualified staff reported by the companies continues to grow. Candidates are the main cause, followed by inadequate preparation and other reasons. , from the public notice “Young graduates in the company” with incentives for companies with operational headquarters in Basilicata, which employ young graduates for an open or partial term, with employment at a contractual level / category corresponds to highly complex tasks that a university Qualification required.The financial envelope is a total of four million euros.The incentive consists of an employment bonus recognized by the companies which will employ our young graduates for a maximum of three years and cover the total costs of the company, depending on the chosen aid scheme, up to a maximum of 100 per. one hundred”.
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