"Public-private agreement to enhance young people"- Corriere.it

"Public-private agreement to enhance young people"- Corriere.it


This year, 22 million engineers will come out of the universities of China and India. Italian universities will churn out about 40,000. Not being able to compete in numbers, we have to focus on the quality of education, said Pietro Salini, managing director of Webuild during the meeting The evolution of the infrastructure sector: the training of young people. The manager underlined the need for partnerships between the public and private sectors in this area.

Large industrial groups can attract talent, invest in innovation and research and in training, he added, announcing the forthcoming launch of a recruitment plan for the new generations, the unemployed and for those who want to reposition themselves on the job market in the infrastructure sector . On the other hand, construction is one of the sectors where it is more difficult to find personnel: engineers, technicians and workers. Technical-vocational education must become a Serie A training channel, said the Minister of Education, Giuseppe Valditara. We will shortly be carrying out an important reform on the German model, creating a network of schools of excellence capable of communicating with industrial districts.

Moreover, Webuild and the country will need manpower to implement the numerous projects envisaged in the Pnrr and in government plans. Like the bridge over the Strait of Messina, led by Webuild. In 2022 we acquired new orders in Italy for 1.8 billion, a figure that translates into a much lower share of the domestic market than our European competitors, underlined Salini, indirectly responding to those who complained of an excessive concentration of major works in the hands of the former Salini-Impregilo. The fundamental dimension to grow not only a company but a system of companies, he concluded, and this is what we have been doing for many years with our supply chain which in Italy has about 10,000 companies. At the end of the event, the eight winners of the Alberto Giovannini Prize were proclaimed, dedicated to the economist and former president of Webuild who passed away in 2019.



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