Mitsubishi Electric supports students who have been in difficulty with the Coronavirus emergency, and launches the Mentor ME e-learning platform, designed for technical training in high schools in the field of Industrial Automation and Air-conditioning.
Mentor ME was born from an idea of the Italian subsidiary Mitsubishi Electric and is completely free. It provides students with innovative e-learning and smartworking courses to guide and acquire skills.
In fact, at this moment the Italian school is at the center of a profound transformation dictated by the delicate context that we are living and within which it is called to respond to the changed training needs, to continue to offer its young people an efficient educational path.
In this context, digital tools are a real solution to allow students in each school to access multimedia content and teachers to ensure progression and continuity in training.
Starting in the testing phase in September 2019 in the teaching district of the province of Monza and Brianza, headquarters of the Italian branch of the company, Mentor ME has already involved almost 100 technical institutes of second degree and over 1,300 students and there are over 45 teachers who, Mentor ME also helps to update the teachers on the most advanced technologies available in the field of Industrial Automation and Air-conditioning.
Providential help, according to Unioncamere’s statistics on the professional needs of the coming years. The numbers show the need for increasingly specialised technical skills: by 2021 we will need over 500 thousand technical professions with high skills.