ict@innovation supports and promotes the development of African Free and Open Source Software Applications. Learning by Coding - the mentored internship programme (MIP) of AVOIR & ict@innovation In partnership with the university network AVOIR, ict@innovation has launched a Mentored Internship Programme. The mentored internship programme enables interns to learn by coding by involving them in actual FOSS projects and matching them with skilled and dedicated mentors.
• Interns are recruited from small and medium IT enterprises as well as engaged graduate-level students in Africa.
• Mentors are recruited from African IT enterprises and training institutions as well as German and European enterprises and FOSS institutions.
ict@innovations aim is to:
• Strengthen practical programming capacities and qualify African FOSS developers
• Enable them to contribute to local and international FOSS projects
• Support the development of locally relevant software applications, adapted to the needs of small and medium enterprises and the public sector.
If you are interested in becoming an intern, becoming a mentor, or you are working on a FOSS project you would like to recruit interns for, please get in touch with ict@innovation Programme Manager James Kariuki.
For updates on current activities please see below:
- 05/01/2013 - 18:43
On ramp IT an Ethiopian mobile solution provider held a successful Google Developer Group Bar Camp, as part of the continent wide African Android Challenge (AAC), on the 27th April at Addis Ababa University. The day was attended by around 40 students, professionals’ entrepreneurs and lecturers. Ethio telcom Deputy CTO and CIO also attended.
- 09/13/2012 - 11:05
From September 16th till September 21st the programme team will meet in Tanzania for a week of workshops.
We have a full week ahead: Monday: Pillar C - Evaluating the Internship Programme
Tuesday - Wednesday - Evaluation Workshop
Thursday - Volunteer Community Workshop
Friday - Steering Committee Meeting
- 08/03/2012 - 11:53
ict@innovation has been running successfully for the past four years.
Look what ict@innovation has achieved so far. Today, we have
111 trainers on Business Models and 69 on certification,
Over 300 members on the FBT mailing list and more than 150 on the LPI mailing list
750 individual members and 500 FOSS-related organisations registered on the ict@innovation website
As the GIZ-funded phase of the project is coming to an end, the project management team is finding new ways to make sure that ict@innovation will continue to be managed after 2012.
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