Centre of Excellence for ICT Digital Skills Accelerator Training 2020 on Android Mobile Applications for East African Youths

Digital Skills Accelerator Training 2020 on Android Mobile Applications for East African Youths

Deadline: 20th September 2020

Digital Skills Accelerator Training 2020 on Android Mobile Applications for East African Youths.

The “Centre of Excellence for ICT in East Africa‘. ([email protected]), a project of the East African Community (EAC) in cooperation with the German Government, invites you to a unique chance of acquiring digital skills and certificates from state of the art eMobilis training curricula in Android Mobile Applications.

[email protected] is a regional innovation hub providing skills for the digital transformation of East Africa. It is implemented by the Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) together with an East African-German academic consortium, GIZ and DAAD.

ELIGIBILITY

  • These trainings are offered free of charge as interactive online trainings for young job seeking aspiring tech enthusiasts in the EAC with prior knowledge in ICT.
  • Participants must be unemployed and job seeking university graduates who can use this opportunity to increase their chances of employment.

Criteria for participation:

• Applicants must be recent Bachelor or Master graduates (up to 2 years after
graduation) that are unemployed and seeking a job
• Applicants must have a university degree in an ICT or Computer Science related field
• The applicant should demonstrate experience and proficiency coding in Java
• Prior coding skills in any programming language is an added advantage
• Applicants should have a GitHub Portfolio or Account to show a software project

Digital Skills Accelerator Training 2020 on Android Mobile Applications for East African Youths – Duration

Trainings will be provided for a maximum of 25 participants over 20 days (09:00 —13:00) in each EAC Partner State.

The following institutions have offered to provide their computer facilities for participants:

Bujumbura International University, Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology, Uganda Management Institute, University of Kigali, eMobilis.

Dates of trainings (online or at facility where allowed):

  • Burundi: Bujumbura International University, Bujumbura, 12.10.-08.11.2020
  • Tanzania: Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology, Arusha, 12.10.-08.11.2020
  • Uganda: 09.11.-06.12.2020
  • Rwanda: 09.11.-06.12.2020
  • South Sudan: 11.01.-07.02.2021
  • Kenya: 11.01.-07.02.2021

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Fill out this questionnaire: https://bit.ly/2A82bgH
  2. Submit the following documents combined in one email to [email protected]:
  • CV
  • Motivation letter (max. 1 ½ pages)
  • Reference

Female applicants are highly encouraged!

For more Information: Visit the webpage for Centre of Excellence for ICT Digital Skills Accelerator Training 2020 on Android Mobile Applications for East African Youths