Talent is the major concern for CEOs in 2015. Particularly in the fast growing technology sector, where new skills are constantly required, finding the right talent at the right time can be daunting.
But taking a step back from immediate hiring requirements means looking at education and training. With the dynamic changes currently underway in the technology sector (jobs for example such as mobile app developers, which didn’t exist 10 years ago), education systems must also actively change to ensure young people have the skills they need to enter the workforce.
Here at Belatrix therefore, we were delighted with last week’s announcement that the Argentine Ministry of Education announced that it would formalize computer programming throughout the country’s education system. The details of the announcement were:
Argentina has long been held in high-esteem by global organizations for the quality of its technology talent, as well as more broadly for its highly educated workforce. We believe this announcement by the Education Ministry will help further cement this reputation, and ensure a strong supply of individuals with technology skills in the coming years. As a report by the Neo Group stated earlier this year, Argentina “has a lot to offer when it comes to skilled resources, adding more than 98,000 graduates and 11,000 postgraduates annually”. Reflecting the strength of its technical capabilities, the University of Buenos Aires came 18th in this years´ internationally renowned programming contest, ahead of Harvard University.
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