On June 19, the representatives of the private sector, education institutions, Government and independent experts attended the workshop "ICT Education in Moldova: meeting the industry needs." This event is part of the study with the same name, elaborated by a group of local and international experts in order to identify and prioritize actions that would allow the education sector to prepare competent professionals and to contribute to sustainable growth of ICT sector in Moldova.
The study "ICT Education in Moldova: meeting the industry needs" is realized in cooperation with the National Association of Private ICT in Moldova (ATIC) and the Ministry of Information Technology and Communications (MITC), with support from USAID CEED II Project.
The workshop has been held at the Ministry of Information Technology and Communications. Among the participants of the workshop were the Deputy Minister of ICT, the Adviser to the Prime Minister on youth policy and IT, representatives of Moldcell, Starnet, Endava and Microsoft, Technical University of Moldova, Moldova State University, Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova, Tiraspol State University, College of Computer Science, College of Banking and Finance and others. The large participation demonstrated the increased interest in this subject, and the availability of all stakeholders to join efforts and to take relevant actions.
As a result of open and fruitful cooperation within the workshop, a series of valuable solutions and recommendations were generated. The recommendations aim to increase the efficiency of collaboration between stakeholders in the preparation of teachers for ICT, and provide necessary support from the state and will be taken into consideration when finalizing the study and the action agenda.