H.E. Mr. President Abdel Fattah ElSisi launched the technology learning initiative “Next Technology Leaders (NTL)” to build the capacity of young calibers on the latest information, communications, and electronics technologies. The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) leads to executing the NTL Initiative through the Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center of the Information Technology Industry Development Agency. Capacity building is to be orchestrated through the establishment of the integral, practical, high-quality learning ecosystem, centered on the learner and supported by a distinctive content prepared through the collaborative effort of top universities and leading companies and is made available on globally leading MOOC platforms. The ecosystem is inclusive of a nationwide network of study group mentors that coaches learners and stimulate the learning process. A network of project reviewers also assesses and improve learning outcomes.
The President of Egypt, Abdel Fattah ElSisi, announced the African App Launchpad initiative within the closing ceremony of the World Youth Forum (WYF) 2018 on Nov 6, 2018 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.
The African App Launchpad (AAL) initiative is an Africa-wide platform aiming to build capacity of Youth from Egypt and other African States and foster establishment of sustainable start-ups in the area of the advanced ever-changing app and game technologies.
AAL targets building the capacity of ten thousand learners and establishing one hundred start-ups. AAL works by availing a high-quality, technology-learning online platform through crowd-sourcing top online content developed by prestigious universities and leading companies, and delivered through three leading MOOCs; Coursera, edX, and Udacity.
Egyptian President, Mr. Abdel Fattah ElSisi, launched the Future Technology Pioneers Initiative to equip young people with the latest ICT technologies and electronics with a high-quality, technology-driven application platform based on world-class e-learning platforms developed through a partnership of the best universities and companies worldwide. By including classroom networks that are helpful, stimulating and review networks to evaluate learners’ projects
As the world adopts an increasing trend to integrate programming at all levels of education because it has an effective impact on students in the areas of creativity development, enabling critical thinking and acquiring problem solving skills, thus improving the overall performance of the learning process and student outcomes. A form of programming that has become a strategic tool for the well-being of humanity and civilized development. Over the next decade there will be a severe shortage of qualified programmers in the light of the enormous increase in needs.
Therefore, the Future Technology Pioneers initiative includes a basic program for training school students in the program of “Future Programmers”, which targets 5,000 students from the first grade of secondary schools from all governorates of the Republic to serve as a nucleus for programming capacity building in schools. The future of the programmers is qualified.