The Department of New Technologies has opened the registration period for each courses 'Computing for New Technologies (ICT) and their proper use' which will go to both young and adults of the village and to be held in July and August in Mazarron, Puerto de Mazarron and Cañada de Gallego, a meeting point for all the districts.
The initiative was presented by the Mayor of Mazarrón, Ginés Campillo, the Councillor for New Technologies, Matilde Blázquez, and teacher and course coordinator, José Jerez.
Blázquez explained that "these courses will be mainly practical and focusing them to different population groups, and that will range from the young to the people of the Third Age".
In this sense, the mayor noted that "there are three groups of age. Youth 11 to 16 years, another 17 to 60 years and one for over 60 years."
Registrations for the same can be done at the Center for Municipal Employment Initiatives (CIME) in the registration window in the library enabled Puerto de Mazarrón and the other in the social center of Cañada de Gallego. "
For his part, José Jerez explained that "seeing the great reception that the project had the good use made of ICT in schools, this course comes now born with the idea of â€‹â€‹offering young Mazarron an activity that catches their attention and pique your interest in the face of months inactive academically speaking and also teach the elderly to move with new communication tools are social networks. "
Deceptions, violations of privacy, lack of privacy and personal image deterioration will be among the issues that "learning to use new technologies in the most efficient manner possible, also involving the users of potential hazards" Jerez, adding that "the contents will be adapted depending on the materials that the group knows and depending on the age and characteristics of the users, as young people know these technologies to a greater extent than older," he said.
The Mayor of Mazarrón, Ginés Campillo, encouraged participation in these courses "because today more than ever we must be prepared for major problems that has led to the development of ICT and social networks."
But for the mayor, "these courses will be very helpful in this regard and also very valuable for those who can not yet cope with these new forms of communication that, properly used, can be very positive for our development."
Source: Ayuntamiento de Mazarrón