International tender for 3 000 ICT specialists’ retraining

The Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia’s Innovations and Technologies Agency has announced the international tender for ICT - 3000 specialists in the field of information and communication technologies. The program is supported by the World Bank and its total budget is 7 million GEL (USD 2.5 million).

"We start an unprecedented training program. It’s main task is to get competitive and highly qualified staff in the global economy and also in the field of information technology. The program will enable us to export knowledge and besides this A large amount of foreign capital should enter the country.” - Avtandil Kasradze, Chairman of  Georgia’s  Innovations and Technologies  Agency has  noted.

Within the framework of the program, all citizens of Georgia will have the opportunity to get free courses in programming, database, cyber security, networks, project management, design, blockchain  and other demanded professions and gain a certificate recognized in the international market. As a result, 3000 local specialists working in the field of information and communication technologies will undergo highly qualified teaching aimed at strengthening the ICT sector in Georgia and promoting export of services.

The event was led by the Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia Mikheil Batiashvili, Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Nikoloz Alavidze and Chairman of Innovation and Technologies Agency Avtandil Kasradze.

The meeting was attended by ICT trainers and IT companies, who got acquainted with the tender conditions and have the opportunity to participate in it.

For more details about the tender, please visit  : https://bit.ly/2JagFi1