9 March 2021
MCIT, Microsoft Collaborate to Build Young Egyptians Digital Skills

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) has announced a new collaboration with Microsoft in Global Skills Initiative, with the aim to equip young Egyptians with the necessary digital skills to fill new jobs. This comes as part of MCIT efforts to build the Egyptian citizen and contribute to Digital Egypt vision that aims to create an interactive digital society.
The Global Skills Initiative project uses data to identify which jobs are in demand and what skills are needed to fill them, and then provides free access to learning paths and content to help people develop skills, followed by low-cost Microsoft certifications and free job-seeking tools to help people with new skills pursue new jobs.
The initiative targets training 4,500 young people in 2021, including students, graduates and employees, and providing them with the skills needed to fill the most in-demand jobs according to LinkedIn, including software developer, sales representative, project manager, IT administrator, customer service specialist, digital marketer, IT support/helpdesk, data analyst, financial analyst and graphic designer jobs.
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