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The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth and Sports, launched “Digital Tomorrow” initiative, with the aim to build the digital capacities of young Egyptians nationwide. This comes within the framework of the national strategy for building the Egyptian citizen and implementing Digital Egypt vision for creating an interactive digital community.

The initiative is part of “Tawar w Ghayar” (Develop and Change) project, implemented by the Central Administration for Projects and Youth Training at the Ministry of Youth and Sports, and the Institutional Development, Training and Human Capacity Building Sector at MCIT, in collaboration with Microsoft and Care Egypt Foundation (CEF).
The initiative kicked off in December, in Port Said City, being the first digital governorate in Egypt.

Target Group:

14-40 year old people.

Description:

The initiative aims to foster Egyptian youth through developing their capacities and helping them keep abreast of and harness technological development for their benefit and for serving their future. This is in addition to developing their skills and obtain certifications.

The initiative comprises a set of programs for raising digital awareness, as well as comprehensive training programs delivered by a number of Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCTs).

Digital Tomorrow is based on three main pillars:

1- Introductory meetings and workshops for raising awareness of the importance of digital transformation
This includes holding three seminars per month, over three months. Meetings are held at youth centers or Port Said Youth City. Meetings comprise presentations on digital transformation and the areas to be digitized, as well as an introduction to Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the future of jobs. This is in addition to success stories of youth in Port Said City, who excel in various fields of work.

2- Online sessions once a week, over three months
This includes holding virtual meetings using Microsoft Teams program, on topics such as the importance of work, digital transformation, career planning, AI, goal setting, data analysis and entrepreneurship. In addition, online training programs are carried out for seven days, five hours a day, on digital literacy, featuring topics including Windows, Microsoft Office and others. Top trainees are qualified to obtain the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification.

3- Qualifying trainees to receive MOS certification
This includes holding virtual trainings via Microsoft Teams over 10 days, five hours a day. The aim is to qualify trainees to obtain certifications to specialize in Microsoft programs.

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