Plans are underway for the ICT Ministry of Egypt to award a tender for a specialised ICT training programme to students in Egypt. Sixteen training companies have been considered to support 8 specialised training tracks for around 720 students.
Atef Helmy, the Minister of Communications and Information
Technology, has already discussed with the training companies on the proposed programme. The meetings was basically focused on the framework of implementing the Egyptian Information Society Initiative, intending to prepare fresh graduates in Egypt by refining their technological skills to enable them to keep up with developments in ICT.
The training will center on Microsoft databases, Oracle databases, UNIX and Linux programs, communication networks infrastructure and security systems, Java mobile applications, web application development, e-commerce software and graphic application development.