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Guyanese Girls Code

The Ministry of Public Telecommunications in Guyana, in collaboration with National Center for Educational Resource Development (NCERD) presentsGUYANESE GIRLS CODE – a free 12-week pilot programme for 1st to 3rd Form girls in Guyana to learn beginners’ coding/programming.

The aim of the programme is to increase the number of Guyanese women in Guyana’s ICT sector by teaching young girls to code/programme in order to empower them to innovate and create the technology that can change their world.

Applicants are not required to have previous experience coding/programming but must be proficient computer users. Class sessions will take place once a week on Saturday in Georgetown. In order to participate in this programme, applicants must be able to commit to attending the entire 12-week programme. The attendance policy allows for two absences.

Space is very limited and applicants will be accepted on a first come basis. Please note that the deadline to submit applications is 29 March, 2018. APPLY HERE

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