ITI Online Freelancing Capacity Development Program

Details of the organization
Information Technology Institute, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology
  • The organization has a strategy for coordinating WSIS Implementation at the national level: Yes
  • The organization has a national e-strategy: Yes

Information about the project
ITI Online Freelancing Capacity Development Program
ITI Online Freelancing Capacity Development Program is capitalizing on a strong educational delivery framework and close links with the ICT industry locally and internationally, catalyzing the entire capacity and talent development cycle starting from basic digital literacy and ranging up to the latest worldwide technology trends. The program has been set in place by the Information Technology Institute in cooperation with the Academic represented by the regional Universities in (Mansoura & Assiut) and in full coordination with the ICT industry; working collectively to: 1. Integrate freelancing skills capacity development and boot camps as key components in the professional training program alongside the core technical modules. 2. Enable the distinguished ITI learners to pursue new and non- conventional endeavors and career paths in the international employment market through the internet. 3. Empower the Egyptian governorates (Mansoura and Assiut) through capitalizing on resident distinguished talents and capitalize on their competitive advantages to create new hubs for the ICT workforce outside major (Tier A) cities. 4. Empower Egypt’s IT, Social and Economic welfare through a self-sustained work model for all promising youth with no privilege based on gender or location across Egypt. 5. Encouraging the establishment of small and medium enterprises in proportion to the local identity of each governorate and province, and attracting investments to their hometowns. 6. Enhancing the creativity and innovation skills of younger generations to play a role in the development and management of the production and service sectors in line with the economic development plans.
National implementation: Egypt
Ongoing from 03/03/2013 to 10/07/2016
Academy: Assuit University - mansoura University Internationals : upwork- payoneer National private sector: PItechnologies and others

WSIS information
* Capacity building
  • Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
  • Goal 8: Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all
  • Goal 10: Reduce inequality within and among countries
  • Goal 12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
  • Goal 17: Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development
  • Project
  • Programme
  • Training initiative