About 650 students entering grade two at Einstein High School in Banoles-sur-Seez received a computer on Friday, September 24, 2021. The computers were distributed in the presence of Regional Chancellor Claire Laberoni.
“This is the highlight of the current school year,” announced Friday, September 24, 2021, Regional Chancellor Claire Laberoni attending Albert Essentin High School in Banoles-sur-Seez.
Approximately 650 students enroll in General, Professional, and CAP Secondary Classes at the Avenue du Commando Vigan-Braquet, each provided with an individual laptop computer provided by the Occitanie District. Among the lucky recipients, we also found first and last year students who had not been awarded in the previous year. “It’s very useful equipment to make sure our students can take advantage of new technologies, it’s essential,” Albert Einstein High School Principal Thierry Vautry rejoiced.
The principal also recalls that in a time of the health crisis, “a similar grant made it possible to provide our youth with a tool to access distance learning.” It is clear that computers are intended for educational uses. It’s pre-equipped with textbooks for students and teachers,” says Deputy Principal, Matthew Chamberdon. “This giveaway is free,” said Claire Laberoni, regional councilor and mayor of Bonn-Saint-Esprit, “an idea that Carol Delga was very attached to.”
Three years warranty period
The computer is guaranteed for three years. Each student received a handout as a user guide and a red bag to store their computer. User can also call 0800456001 Monday to Friday from 8 am to 7 pm.
More than 60 million euros allocated to the youth card
The Occitanie region allocates more than 60 million euros for the youth card. This system gives entitlement to several aids: free textbooks in paper and digital form: as in the case of pink for pupils of 225 public schools called “digital secondary school”: pupils of private secondary schools benefit from back-to-school allowance,
The district offers assistance from €80 to €200: Occitanie also helps families in extreme difficulty through the Regional School Supply Assistance Fund, which benefited 5,500 students last year.
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