Microsoft Partner ICON to Host YouthSpark 2014 Event

November 20, 2014 10:06 am

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Microsoft Youthspark 2014 is a worldwide activity to enable youngsters to change their future and can open doors for a huge number of youth within the technology industry. Microsoft Youthspark puts stock in gathering the key difficulties confronting our youth head on through preparing the adolescent of today with the aptitudes needed to succeed and to guide their future. In attaining this initiative, Microsoft works with nonprofits, educators, governments, and businesses from around the world.

Microsoft YouthSpark 2014

In today’s fast-paced scene, youngsters face an opportunity divide where access to acquiring skills is crucial to achievement. From basic digital literacy to advanced computer science, digital skills are often out of reach for the young people who need them most. In a world being transformed by technology, ICON is in agreement with Microsoft’s philosophy that youth should have the opportunity to develop the creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills gained by learning computer science. Therefore, together, Microsoft and ICON intend to close this partition and secure the fate of the next generation and the fate of the worldwide economy.

ICON will lead a dynamic, convincing and energizing arrangement of sessions to illuminate and instruct understudies from everywhere throughout the Maltese Islands on work, professions in innovation and business with workshops and tutoring headed by specialists in the field. This is to ensure all youths are ready for the future.

More than 80 percent of the young people who have benefitted from Microsoft YouthSpark grants, throughout the years, have come from undeserved communities, and more than half are female.The goal is to enable youth to envision and understand their maximum potential by inspiring and connecting them with more prominent opportunities for training, work, and business enterprise.

YouthSpark 2014: Microsoft Innovation Centre at Sky Parks on the 24th November 2014.

If you would like to reserve your place feel free to contact ICON today.


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