22 March 2022
ITIDA Launches FWD 2.0



The Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) has launched the second edition of Future Work is Digital (FWD 2.0), raising the bar for must-have experiences in the digital era.
 
This comes within the framework of Digital Egypt strategy that the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) is adopting, since digital transformation begins with upskilling students, graduates and professionals.
 
FWD is an 18-month scholarship program that targets training and qualifying 250,000 young Egyptians to join the digital workforce, and creating job opportunities in the local market.
 
The initiative offers learners both integrated learning and upskilling experience. It provides access to Udacity, the online learning platform for digital technologies and skills, hands-on practice, expert-review projects, webinars, professional industry mentors, interactive peer-to-peer community, continuous coaching, and job opportunities.
 
The scholarship unlocks learners’ potential by improving tech and career development skills to compete successfully for digital work opportunities and freelancing gigs offered by leading online tech companies worldwide and marketplaces.
 
The program delivers technical training, including tech-based courses in the most demanded fields such as web, data, business, and cloud, customized for all career levels. FWD also covers career enablement which includes preparing students for the job market through full digital freelancing training, Agile management training and career consultation. In addition, the scholarship involves job opportunities; students will have access to many opportunities, whether of freelancing or employment in technical fields.
 
FWD 2.0 is open for Egyptian students, graduates and young professionals, aged 18 or above.
 
For further inquiries about FWD, kindly visit:

https://itida.gov.eg/english/Programs/future-work-is-digital/Pages/default.aspx
https://egfwd.com/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/egyptfwd/?ref=share

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