Learn how to code from scratch!
The Government of Mexico City through the Points of Innovation, Freedom, Art, Education, and Knowledge (PILARES), the German Cooperation for Sustainable Development (GIZ) Mexico and Seedstars; with the support of the online professional education platform Platzi are glad to invite you to participate in the Coding Academy and Digital Skills.
This is an intensive online technical training program with a face-to-face option (on specific venues), which will give you the tools to learn how to code from scratch and become professional in this area.
16 hours per week for 4 months (256 hours in total).
Be part of the new digital generation!
By applying to the program you will have the opportunity to acquire programming skills and be part of the new digital generation.
*Specific PILARES centers as part of the program.
Requisitos de aplicación:
We are looking for motivated entrepreneurs eager to learn new digital and programming skills:
Limit: 300 entrepreneurs
2nd of December 2021
Close of applications
10th of December 2021
13th -17th of December 2021
10th of January 2022
Seedstars is a Swiss-based private company with a mission to impact people’s lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship. The groups’ activities cover over 90 emerging ecosystems through a variety of initiatives such as the Online Seedstars World Competition, acceleration programs, physical hubs called Seedspace, venture capital investments and company building activities. Seedstars The Documentary is a feature film featuring the company’s vision to give a voice to the game changers of the developing world.
The Points of Innovation, Freedom, Art, Education and Knowledge (PILARES) are a comprehensive and inter-institutional community education strategy whose purpose is to help guarantee the exercise of the right to education, culture, sports and employment for the inhabitants of neighborhoods, barrios and towns with lower social development indexes in Mexico City through the installation and implementation of 300 community centers in order to empower people to participate in building better living conditions.
The German Sustainable Development Cooperation in Mexico (GIZ Mexico) has been advising the Mexican government since 1997, on behalf of the German government, in the implementation of various activities throughout the country together with partner organizations and the government in sustainable energy projects, urban and industrial environmental protection, biodiversity conservation, climate change and governance. Through our work we want to contribute to the strengthening of good governance in the country, supporting the fulfillment of global commitments that are fundamental to promote development, prosperity and social inclusion, such as the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Platzi is the largest effective online education platform for technology professionals in Latin America. More than 2 million students learn on Platzi in areas such as design, digital marketing, blockchain, soft skills, English and programming languages for web and mobile. Platzi works with various governments, development banks and companies to close the talent gap in Latin America and transform the region's economy.
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