Developing ICT Talent

ByHoly Ranaivozanany

May 14, 2019

Holy Ranaivozanany

Continued advances in technology belies the talent crunch in ICT that exists on a global scale. Areas that face a growing shortage of skilled workers include data science, AI, cyber security, and network infrastructure. Here are some of the local initiatives that we’re running to cultivate ICT skills and serve as a spingboard for next-gen talent.

ICT for Change Program in Nigeria

Huawei signed an MOU with the Federal Government of Nigeria to launch the ICT for Change Program to train 1,000 Federal Civil Servants in ICT. The Secretary of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, stated that the ICT for Change Program aligns with the Federal Civil Service Strategy and Implementation Plan (2017-2020), which aims to enhance the capacities and capabilities of performance and delivery systems for Ministries, Departments, and Agencies.

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Promoting Digital Inclusion in Ecuador

Huawei donated 10 Matebooks to the Information Center in Aguarico through the Ministry of Telecommunication in Ecuador to help the people in the remote mountainous areas in the north connect to the Internet and get access to information. Of the 840+ Internet connection centers in Ecuador, the Information Center in Aguarico now has the best network connection quality.

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The Honor Cup and CSR Education Day in Russia

Huawei organized the 4th Honor Cup and CSR Education Day in Russia to improve the professional skills of young students in the ICT field and inspire students to help develop Russian digital economy. More than 300 teachers and students from 30 cities and universities in Russia participated in the program. Huawei experts gave lectures on 5G, Smart Cities, Cloud, and Mobile Multimedia Technologies.

We also signed an Agreement with Moscow Technical University of Communications and Informatics (MTUCI). Huawei will:

(1) Establish a lab in MTUCI, (2) Run the HAINA program and develop courses with universities, and (3) Provide free training for lecturers in ICT.

Huawei Authorized Information and Network Academy (HAINA) is a non-profit partnership program that authorizes universities and colleges to deliver Huawei Certification courses to their students.

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Head of Global Corporate Responsibility, Huawei Technologies

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