Young innovators, Baze University train kids on summer tech programmes
NEWS DIGEST – The Young Innovators of Nigeria (YIN) on Thursday it was collaborating with Baze University to train 50 children and teenagers in Summer Tech Programmes.
Mr Andrew Abu, the President of the group disclosed this on Thursday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.
Abu said that the training was targeted at bridging the skill gap among Nigerian youths and the Information Technology industry.
According to him, by training the children who will eventually get into the universities to study courses on Information Communication Technology will help solve the challenge.
“Young Innovators of Nigeria has partnered with Baze University for the 2nd edition of the Kids Code Summer Camp tagged: Summer Tech Programmes for Kids and Teens.
“This is train kids and teens for six days in Introduction to Computing, Web Design with Word Press and Robotics.
“This will foster an interest in the minds of the kids and teenagers on innovation and IT related fields.
“This training presents the perfect opportunity for children to launch toward an exciting career. They will learn the basic technical skills by working in team solve problems,” he said.
Abu said other programmes include Django Girl’s Python programming training, Startup Arewa Capacity building programme.
He encouraged interested children to register is on: http://www.yinigeria.com.ng/news. (NAN)