Andela Partners With Microsoft To Launch Alcwithmicrosoft Azure Training

  • The program is focused on training software engineers in learning the basics of Azure
  • The program seeks to engage 3000 developers in Kenya & Nigeria and will run until the end of June 2020.
  • The call for applications kicked off on May 15th and all interested applicants can apply on andela.com/.

Andela and Microsoft 4Afrika have partnered to launch the ALCwithMicrosoft Azure Training 2020 – a program focused on training software engineers in Kenya and Nigeria to learn the basics of Azure via LinkedIn’s Learning platform.

The program, which is open to anyone looking to grow their Azure software development skills will engage 3000 developers in these two countries and will run until the end of June 2020. The learning will be divided into batches of 1000 learners at a time to allow for full mentor support to all participants.

The program will also be run by Andela, through the Andela Learning Community, which has tested and proven learning science principles relating to learner groups, transparent output tracking, and robust support communities to up-skill software developers at scale across Africa.

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Speaking on the new development, Talent Partnerships Manager, Andela, Lina Ng’inja, said, “At Andela, through the Andela Learning Community, we are committed to working with Microsoft in supporting the growth of tech talent across the continent. We are excited about the opportunity this partnership brings and look forward to engaging with software engineers in Kenya and Nigeria.”

Andela over the last three years has led the Andela Learning Community with strategic partnerships including leading technology companies like Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Pluralsight and Udacity has been able to support more than 60,000 aspiring and experienced developers across Africa. This partnership with Microsoft furthers the commitment to cultivate and grow engineering talent on the continent.

Application For ALCwithMicrosoft Azure Training 2020

The call for applications kicked off on May 15th and all interested applicants can apply on azure.andela.com/. Applicants are required to be above 18 years of age, be willing to dedicate 10-15hours for the length of the program, be proficient in English, and should have at least a year plus of software development experience.

At the end of the program, developers are expected to:

Have a proficiency for Azure technologies

Opportunity to be shortlisted to redeem Microsoft Azure certification exam voucher

Improved competency in your existing skills

Closing date for applications is on Monday, 25 May 2020. For more information on how to apply, please visit: azure.andela.com/

 

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