News_Headbanner

News

More than 2000 students attended Telerik Academy School programs in the 2016-2017 academic year

School
14/06/2018

Students in 1-12 grade from 11 towns mastered key digital and programming skills

During 2016-2017 academic year, over 2000 students in 1-12 grade took part in our free programming and digital skills trainings for students. With total of 36 cohorts in 11 towns across the country, nearly three-quarters of all participants, aged 7-12, made their first steps in the world of technologies.

"Digital skills are essential pre-requisite for successful career. Telerik Academy School does not aim to make a programmer out of each student. We want to give the next generation the necessary knowledge and skills to become valued professionals, regardless of their chosen field, "commented Peter Sharkov, General Manager of Telerik Academy School.

telerik academy youth initiatives

Telerik Academy School 8-12
Nearly 300 students, aged 14-18 years, participated in the monthly training sessions of Telerik Academy School 8-12 grade in Sofia. In addition, 280 students from all over the country joined the sessions online. During the trainings participants learned to develop web and mobile applications with the latest software technologies as well as prepared for participation in NOIT (National Olympiad in Information Technologies). Since the beginning of the initiative in 2010, every second gold medalist from NOIT has been a graduate of School Academy.

Telerik Academy School 4-7
1000 students in 4-6 grade from 11 towns in Bulgaria were trained in programming by Telerik Academy School 4-7 this academic year. The students, divided in 36 cohorts, learned the basics of programming, developed their logical and creative thinking and participated in a number of national competitions. Traditionally, 50% of all informatics contestants, aged 10-12 years, in Bulgaria are students in the School Academy. For the first time this year, the trainings will also continue with summer camps in seven schools in Sofia, Plovdiv and Razgrad.

Telerik Academy School 1-3
80 children, aged 7-9, made their first steps in the world of digital technologies while participating in the programming workshops organized by Telerik Academy School 1-3 grade and CoderDojo Bulgaria. Along with them, another 430 children participated in one-off programming events among which was the first technological awards for children in Bulgaria - Coolest Projects Sofia 1.0. Winners were invited to participate in the international round of the competition, held in Dublin, Ireland on June 17th.

School
14/06/2018

Other Featured Stories

Alpha
05/07/2018

Bridge between business and tech talent

Telerik Academy connects established software companies and rapidly developing startups with top tech talent that has graduated from Telerik Academy Alpha - our professional program training junior software engineers.

Alpha
02/07/2018

Starting an IT career at twenty

At 20, Kiril Peyanski graduated from Telerik Academy and started his first job as a programmer. He decided to spend enough time and choose the company that would best fit him. So, after several job interviews he finally picked Progress and is now part of the Kendo UI for React team.

Business
11/06/2018

Campus X won “Innovation of the year” award

Campus X, the largest private incubator for technology companies and talent in Southeastern Europe and the home of Telerik Academy, won 4 prestigious awards at the annual b2b Media Awards 2018. Thus, becoming the most awarded organization of the evening.

Thank you for subscribing!

You will receive an email from us shortly

check

Get the latest from Telerik Academy

Receive news, announcements and updates