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Fastweb Digital Academy

Fastweb Digital Academy is the school for the new digital professions. Established in Milan in 2016 within Cariplo Factory, the school is financed by Fastweb together with Fondazione Cariplo and its purpose is to promote encounters and exchanges between young people and the working world through specialised training in new digital skills.

In less than three years, the school has exceeded the set out objectives and by the end of 2019 had already issued 4,110 certificates, for a total of more than 7,000 hours of lessons, 234 classes offered in Milan, Bari, Cosenza, Genoa, Palermo, Pescara and 60 online classes. In addition, Fastweb Digital Academy has organised workshops open to the public dedicated to digital, courses dedicated to women, and courses for alternating school-work designed for high school students.

There are four subject areas dedicated to young people

Digital Design & Making
Digital Development
Digital Marketing & Communication
Digital Soft Skill

In addition, there is a specific area with classes reserved for small-medium sized enterprises.
All courses of the Fastweb Digital Academy, taught by specialists and professionals in their reference sectors, are held in classroom or laboratory settings where students work together on various projects.
The courses are open and free to those who pass the selection process and include the issuing of a certificate confirming the acquired skills.

The initiative took inspiration from the shared awareness of Fastweb and Fondazione Cariplo about the necessity to activate resources and expertise for the creation of future professionals with strong digital skills that are today indispensable for the digital transformation of our country.

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