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 assist the acceleration of the digital transformation in Africa, by enabling the dissemination of a significant-quality, ground breaking and inclusive coaching plan on the continent.

01Talent’s ambition is to recognize, coach and join just one million significant-degree builders to the specialist world by 2035. By means of this partnership, 01Talent will be equipped to draw on Atos’ technological resources to assist the numerous tasks underway.

In buy to finish the pan-African campaign made to recognize long run digital talent, 01Talent, in partnership with the Didier Drogba Foundation and UCLG Africa (United Cities and Local Governments Africa), will count on a technological platform designed by Atos to host cognitive tests.

These on the web tests will be mini-games obtainable to all, requiring no prior coding experience. They will offer a evaluate of the cognitive abilities, creativeness and drive of candidates, and to recognize significant-likely profiles who could not have been spotted by regular education units.

The learners of the long run “Zone01”, selected this way by the tests, will be experienced for two a long time to turn into significant-degree resourceful “Total Stack” builders, with a occupation at stake.

Zone01 Cabo-Verde, will be the 1st “Zone01” collective intelligence zone on the African continent, and is scheduled to open at Praia Techno Park in Cape Verde, early 2022. 200 youthful talent from Cape Verde and from 26 other African spouse countries will be welcomed in this “Zone01”and will be equipped with laptops by Atos. This 1st “Zone01” will be the basis for the deployment of the education plan which aims to generate additional than 200 “Zone01” on the African continent.

Atos will also mobilize its staff all around the world by way of a mentoring plan to share experience and give particular advice to the learners. This will give Atos an option to generate ties with Zone01 talent, and to employ the service of numerous learners for the duration of and right after their coaching.

It has also been agreed that Atos will build inside the educational platform, a curriculum to enhance and build the abilities of its staff, in immersion with the learners of the long run “Zone01”.

With this partnership, we reaffirm Atos’ ambition to assist the dynamics of the financial, social and environmental transformation of the African continent by way of coaching in digital abilities. 01Talent’s specifically inclusive and ground breaking educational give is a concrete expression of this ambition, and we are proud to be equipped to assist its deployment. This is an essential step in the growth of a digital sector in Africa” commented Nourdine Bihmane, EVP and Director of Escalating Marketplaces at Atos.

“We are really happy to give daily life to a partnership that will allow us to assist and integrate the most promising digital talents into Atos’ groups. Atos and 01Talent share the identical values and the identical objective: to build human cash by way of an inclusive and sustainable solution in buy to aid the digital and social changeover of the African continent,” adds David Sultan, Vice President of 01Talent in cost of World wide Operations.

Atos in Africa is completely mobilized to be certain the results of the university student choice campaign and to continue on this collaboration over the long expression. At a time when the continent is going digital, attracting talent is turning out to be a big strategic aim for our growth,” adds Alpha Barry, Director of Atos in Africa.

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


About Atos

Atos is a world wide leader in digital transformation with one zero five,000 staff and annual profits of over € 11 billion. European variety just one in cybersecurity, cloud and significant overall performance computing, the Team delivers tailored stop-to-stop methods for all industries in 71 countries. A pioneer in decarbonization services and products, Atos is dedicated to a secure and decarbonized digital for its customers. Atos operates underneath the models Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), stated on the Following 20 Paris inventory index.

The reason of Atos is to assistance layout the long run of the info space. Its experience and services assist the growth of understanding, education and exploration in a multicultural solution and lead to the growth of scientific and technological excellence. Throughout the world, the Team enables its shoppers and staff, and associates of societies at big to stay, get the job done and build sustainably, in a harmless and secure info space. www.atos.web

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

About 01Talent

01Talent is both of those a Expertise factory and a Expertise company which aims to recognize, build and join to the specialist world one million significant-degree builders in the world by 2035 by way of the blend of a established pedagogical product and a sustainable and exponential business enterprise product.

01Talent deploys globally some Facilities of Collective Intelligence named Zone01 which involve teacherless coding educational facilities, IT Expertise Organizations and Electronic Reskilling services.

Its curriculum is centered on 01Edu, the top upgrade of the “peer-to-peer” (teacherless) and gamified pedagogical solution designed by Nicolas Sadirac and his group, a understanding platform made to handle the rising world wide lack of IT builders.

This pedagogical product which develops entrepreneurial spirit, creativeness and collective intelligence has now been deployed by our co-founder Nicolas Sadirac and his Alumni in additional than forty countries all around the world, coaching additional than one hundred,000 digital Talents in the final ten a long time.

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


Image: remaining to ideal: David Sultan, World wide COO, 01Talent Nourdine Bihmane, EVP and Director of Escalating Marketplaces, Atos Deror Sultan, Co-founder & CEO, 01Talent.