On October 14th, 2020, AADF organized the official launching event of the biggest Coding Academy in Eastern and Central Europe, Software Development Academy by Protik. The event took place in the presence of AADF’s Board of Trustees and the Chairman Michael D. Granoff online through zoom, Prime Minister of Albania Mr. Edi Rama, Director of NAIS Ms. Mirlinda Karcanaj, Mayor of Tirana Mr. Erion Veliaj and AADF Co-Ceo’s Mr. Martin Mata and Aleksandër Sarapuli.
In partnership with Protik Center, National Agency for Information Society and Municipality of Tirana, the Albanian American Development Foundation will bridge the market skill gap in the software development industry for over 1500 ICT young professionals and will transform the ICT ecosystem into an attractive market for foreign ICT investors while at the same time stimulate emerging local companies and startups by offering the opportunity to access the global market with its ICT goods and service exports.
SDA by Protik will offers 101 Software Development courses during a 5-year period with advanced programming skills in Java, Python, .NET, PHP and Software Tester through a unique learning approach and provide employment opportunities and career advancement for the graduates. The academy has over 10,000 graduates, 600 certified trainers and operates in over 35 cities all over the world.
AADF has also committed a scholarship program, supporting young professionals in different categories such as Early Birds, Remote, Unemployed and Affected by the Earthquake, GPA based, Change your Career with Us and Women in Technology.
STEP INTO YOUR FUTURE with SDA by Protik!