Bagdat Musin presented students with the first vouchers for training in IT specialties
IT vouchers are aimed at implementing the instructions of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, to train 100,000 high-class IT specialists.
The Minister of Digital Development, Innovation and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan Bagdat Musin presented IT vouchers in the amount of 600 thousand tenge to the first five winners of the competitive selection for training in IT specialties at the site of the Digital Bridge 2021 International Digitalization Forum.
“Today we are awarding the first five IT vouchers. It is important for us to nurture and strengthen the Kazakh IT sector. The country needs young, educated, motivated specialists. By 2025, we plan to issue 20,000 IT vouchers. This will allow us to increase the number of highly qualified personnel in the IT sector, who will be able to create high-quality projects in the future,” said Bagdat Musin.
Checks for tuition from the hands of the Minister received:
Malinovskaya Inna is a future student of the Code:ME programming school. The school not only helps adult professionals get a new highly paid profession and change their career in just 6 months, but also teaches children the professions of the future.
Naurakov Orazaly will study at the Make IT school from Semey, which trains IT specialists for the East Kazakhstan region.
Gaukhar Nigmetova is a student at the QWANT programming school. The school was founded in a strategic partnership with Qwasar Silicon Valley and is based on the principles of gamification, active learning and teamwork.
Andrey Parkhomenko is a future student of the Animo School of Digital Arts.
Khasenova Aizhan, student of the STEP Academy from Karaganda. This is one of the largest programming schools in Kazakhstan. The STEP Academy is represented in 22 countries of the world and has already trained 250,000 specialists around the world.
For 2022, it is planned to expand the program and increase the number of quotas up to 2000. In general, by the end of 2025, training of 20,000 citizens of Kazakhstan in various IT specialties will be funded.
Tech Orda is a unique program from the Astana Hub Technopark, implemented with the support of the Ministry of Digital Development, Innovation and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The program provides an opportunity for Kazakhstanis to receive funding for training in IT specialties in the amount of 600,000 tenge.
In 2021, the program launched for the first time and will provide 100 Kazakhstanis with a quota for education in leading programming schools. 13 IT schools throughout Kazakhstan (Nur-Sultan, Shymkent, Almaty, Karaganda, Uralsk, Semey, Aktau) are participating in the program.
The Digital Bridge 2021 Forum is supported by Kazakhtelecom JSC, BTS Digital, Tengizchevroil and Transtelecom.