China multinational company based in ugand Commonly known as huawei has signed amemorandum of understanding with kampala international university to construct ICT labaraory to aid in students learning of ICT.
According to the public relations officer Mr. Gao Jean he said that ICT talent development program will train the staff and students of KIU, later on they will be certified so that they can also train other students.
The university will allow lecturers to operate ICT Academy classes after being certified in order to train the students. The courses at the academy will combine both theories and practicals since some students hardly have project experience. The Huawei certification will test the students’ learning journey as well as improve the development of ICT aming the learners.
The Huawei ICT Academy of Uganda now comprises of 13 universities in Uganda and has already certified hundreds of students in 2021 alone.
The Huawei ICT Academy is a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative of Huawei that covers the entire Huawei ICT talent development process from course development, trainer enablement, lab environment setup, talent certification, competition, and employment.
Prof. Busingye who represented the Vice chancellor Dr. Muhammed Mpezamihigo thanked the Huawei company for the programs that they came with to promote ICT talent among university universities.
“KIU is happy to partner with Huawei. We have all the infrastructure in place for the ICT Academy. ” she added