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The Ministry of Science and Higher Education and Huawei have signed an agreement aimed at talent cultivation for the development of the ICT industry and the nurturing of highly skilled labor.
The agreement incorporates the training of ICT students, holding an ICT competition, and involving students in online learning & certification programs.
The program includes training and certification of 500 students through ICT Academies within one year. Students can choose online & offline courses such as Routing and Switching, Security, Storage, AI, and so on.
The two parties agreed to work on Huawei ICT Competition expected to bring 1,000 students from 39 universities to compete for the national prize. The winner of the national prize will have the chance to represent their country in May 2022, at the global final.
For the students who are just embarking on their studies at universities, through Huawei’s flagship CSR program called Seeds for the Future, at least 40 students will attend the online study program this year.
The pact inked today will also facilitate a job fair called ICT Handshaking Forum which will benefit more than 400 newly graduated graduates.