Abu Dhabi: UAE-based community initiative by Emirati businessmen, Sandooq Al Watan has unveiled the advanced stage of its ‘UAE Coder’ program.
The event which is expected to take place from the 28th of May to the 11th of June will have 200 students who have qualified from the Al Dhafra region after successfully completing the intermediate stage of the program.
Ms. Baker further explained that, “Training and empowering gifted Emirati talent in the fields of advanced sciences, knowledge, science, programming languages, and artificial intelligence has become an urgent necessity to engage them in the labor market, where they can contribute effectively to the national economy and help their country achieve its goals for progress, prosperity, and sustainability.”
THE ADVANCED LEVEL
The students participating in the advanced level will undergo intensive training for an hour and a half every day for 10 days with highly experienced trainers.
The objective is to allow them to develop a more profound knowledge of science and embrace innovation and advanced technologies. Students will also be able to master Python – and advanced object-oriented programming languages.
UAE CODER INITIATIVE
Launched in 2018, the UAE Coder Initiative has trained more than 4,000 Emirati students, ranging from the age of 7 to 14. The initiative aims to teach about 10,000 students the basics of programming and related sciences by 2030.