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DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN BALTI AND CAHUL REGIONS INCLUDES SCHOLARSHIPS FOR IT TRAINING PROGRAMS
July 27, 2020 @ 10:10 am
In order to expand development opportunities regionally and create a foundation to connect potential talent to possibilities offered by local IT companies, the “Tekwill” Project in partnership with the “Optim” project launched the IT Scholarship Program.
The initiative will be carried out in the regions of Balti and Cahul, with the support of the Swiss Cooperation Office within the Project “Optim – Opportunities through Technologies and Innovation in Moldova”, implemented by Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Moldova, and with the support of the United States Development Agency (USAID) and Sweden within the Tekwill Project.
The program offers training in the field of web development and will take place between June and October 2020. The courses will last four months for the Cahul region and three months for the Balti region. The web development course will involve building, creating, and maintaining websites. Generally, it includes aspects of design, content publishing, programming, and data management. The term web developer usually refers to the non-design aspects of writing the markup and the code necessary for the operation of a site. Web developers can specialize in front-end, back-end and full-stack development.
The courses will take place inside the Polytechnic College fromBălți and “Iulia Hașdeu” College from Cahul and will be delivered by experienced mentors according to training programs specially designed and adjusted to the current rigors of the industry. In order to ensure the maximum performance within the program and to confirm the commitment of the participants the scholarships will cover 70% of the training cost with the beneficiaries contributing 1500 MDL.
Interested candidates over the age of 17 had the opportunity to submit applications for registration in June 2020. Applicants with a strong intention to work in the IT field will be strongly considered.