Egypt's Ministry of Communication & Information Technology, Google, and Udacity have partnered to educate professionals in Egypt in Android mobile development with the goal of preparing students for the jobs of the future. All of the education content will be provided for free. Additionally, 2,000 students can apply to receive scholarships to take courses with access to coaches and hands-on projects. Students who graduate from the program will receive verified certification and job placement opportunities.
تعاونت وزارة الاتصالات وتكنولوجيا المعلومات المصرية مع Google وUdacity وذلك لتعليم محترفي مجال تطوير تطبيقات Android في مصر بهدف إعداد الطلاب للوظائف المستقبلية. وسوف يتم توفير جميع المحتويات التعليمية مجانًا. وبالإضافة إلى ذلك، ستتاح الفرصة أمام 2000 طالب للحصول على منح دراسية للانضمام إلى دورات تدريبية مع إمكانية الوصول إلى المدربين والمشاريع العملية. وسوف يحصل الطلاب المتخرجون من هذا البرنامج على شهادة معتمدة وفرص توظيف.
The MCIT and Google are launching an initiative to help Egypt's talent pool excel in mobile app innovation and entrepreneurship. We will select 2,000 students and young graduates from all over Egypt to participate in a comprehensive program that offers training, invests in innovation and entrepreneurship and helps advance their careers
By design, this program is targeting a specific profile. We are looking for candidates who have a strong background in programming (the Udacity course is not an introductory course!) and young people who are about to enter the job market or early in their careers.
To be eligible for this program you have to:
Yes. We are Arabizing the Udacity platform and 5 of its most important and popular courses. These courses will be available to the entire public for free, and we encourage many people in Egypt and beyond to take advantage of this.
However, this program (including its certifications, scholarships, competitions etc) can only be made available to eligible candidates who pass the application process.
We will circulate an application form to everyone who has expressed interest in the program. We expect to circulate the form by July 31, 2015.
If we receive more applications than we have capacity for, we will use an objective scoring system to prioritize applications. The scoring system will include the following: