2017 Call for Applications to a Training Workshop on Mobile Apps Development for Sustainable Development

The Kenya National Commission for UNESCO (KNATCOM) will host a Training Workshop on Mobile Apps Development for Sustainable Development in late November or early December 2017.

The objective of the proposed initiative is to promote access of information and ICT innovations through the use of mobile apps in sustainable development
by training University students studying Information Technology/Computer Science.

The aim of the workshop is to train and guide the participants in mobile apps developing process and to develop apps for sustainable development in the following 5 UNESCO thematic areas:

  1. Education
  2. Natural Science
  3. Social & Human Science
  4. Culture
  5. Communication & Information

General Requirements

Applicants must:

  • Be a Youth (15 to 35 years)
  • Passionate about impacting change through ICTs
  • Bring a laptop for their use in the Training
  • Be in their 4th year of study of IT/Computer Science at a Kenyan university
  • Be familiar with mobile apps programming languages /span>
  • Have developed at least 1 mobile application

How to apply

  • All applicants are requested to download the Application form
  • All applicants must provide submit a screen shot of an App that they have created or a 1 paragraph write up of the database they have created in the past.
  • Include a 1 paragraph write up (50-60 words) about the App they would want to develop during the 1 week of training/li>
  • Copy of Curriculum Vitae (1 page) and Letter of interest (1 page)
  • A copy of National ID
  • A copy of their University ID

Follow the link for more details. Deadline of application is on November 21, 2017.

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