420 people, who have been pre-selected, became the participants of the first wave of pan-Ukrainian Technology Nation educational project. As it was written above, 25 educational groups throughout Ukraine under the guidance of experienced mentors-volunteers completed the course “CS50: Introduction to Computer Science» by Harvard University.
As of today 15 groups have already held graduation meeting with a mentor, where the results of study were summarized and the participants received certificates of graduation and the Foundation Alumni Roadmap with information on the most popular destinations, and programming languages, and free online courses, which are connected to them, from the best international educational platforms. The purpose of this roadmap is to show the possibilities and ways of further development of IT-professions.
Very soon educational hubs in the cities will host new groups of the Technology Nation project. Please find photos, videos and media materials about the completion of the educational program of the first wave below.
In March, in Kherson the classes of the first Technology Nation group has started. The room was provided for students by Honchar Regional Library, and mentors were the experts from studio Wezom Evgen Kovaliov, Alexey Smolyak (NRC-programming), Oleg Dutchenko (basics of HTML + CSS +JS) and from company DataArt – Ellina Azadova.
Wezom Studio contributes the desire of Kherson citizens to study IT-technologies and provided the three certificates for best students of the project Technology Nation for further free training at the School of Excellence, and for the most persistent in learning – an opportunityto do an internship in the studio.
Group in Kyiv (Scientific Library named after M.O.Maksimovich of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv)
The local media, called “My Vinnytsia”, wrote about the graduation in Vinnytsia:
The presentation of diplomas to graduates of the training project Technology Nation BrainBasket Foundation was held in the Central Children’s Library. Learning the basics of programming is free of charge. 13 course participants have successfully passed all the exams, have written the final project and became the first graduates of the Technology Nation project flow. Most of them have passed the practice in several IT-companies and some graduates are employed.
On the group graduation in Cherkasy by the project coordinator:
Two stories about the group graduation in Khmelnytsky by the local TV channels:
Also the group in Sumy has graduated the first participants of the program:
Soon we will publish the details of internships and continuing of IT-path graduates Technology Nation, as well as feedback from participants of the project.