Moringa School Partners with Impact Hub Accra to Train Ghana’s Tech Talent

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Africa’s top tech boot camp, Moringa School has launched operations in Ghana, expanding to West Africa, in partnership with Impact Hub Accra.

The partnership aims to bridge the skills gap in African labor markets by providing transformative technology-enabled learning for young people.

Providing comprehensive talent training in Ghana is high on the agenda of this newly formed partnership.

Under the program that will be run in Ghana, successful candidates will complete courses such as JavaScript, React, SQL, Ruby on Rails, JSON and Redux Frameworks.

Snehar Shah, CEO of Moringa, said “Partnering with Impact Hub Accra will help us equip Ghanaian students with the tools to build lasting careers with greater confidence, skill and possibility.”

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Interns will be able to graduate in just 20 weeks as full junior web developers and access over 20,000 partners.

According to Shah, “With an 85% placement rate of all alumni seeking employment within 12 months of graduating from our courses, we are confident that the problem we are solving is sufficiently important for us to continue to pursue our vision of a world in which anyone can create their future.

Impact Hub Accra, is one of the leading providers of coworking spaces in Ghana, helping young tech talent flourish through its services and programs for young entrepreneurs.

Kelechi Victor Ofeogbu, Accra Impact CenterThe COO of said, “As Ghana’s technology and innovation ecosystem becomes more connected and adapts to meet levels of local and global challenges, there is a growing need to train and equip professional software developers who, in collaboration with their peers, can think through and develop quality solutions to these challenges, the ability to solve these challenges is what makes this an opportunity for growth, we are excited to partner with market leader Moringa School to bring home this opportunity for growth and talent development.

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A public event was organized to launch the partnership between Moringa School and Impact Accra. Photo: Africa feeds the media

How the program will work

Once tech talents successfully gain admission to the course in Ghana, they will have access to Impact Hub Accra’s coworking space with other peers in their cohort to help them complete their courses remotely.

The Full-Stack Software Engineering program covers both Back-End and Front-End programming technologies so that learners can become a full-stack developer, software managers School of Moringa noted.

The first intake starts on March 9, 2022 and applications are still open until the end of February, project officials said at an official launch event in Accra.

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A few participants at the launch event. Photo: Africa feeds the media

For candidates and those who will eventually enroll, having a good chance of completing and graduating from the course, requires them to be present in at least 70% of class recordings, have a functioning laptop (core i5 7th Gen and above, 4 GB of RAM and at least 500 GB of storage), and complete and submit their independent projects in time for scoring.

For now, the course in Ghana is only available to university graduates who can commit to a 5-month full-time program.

The software development class in Ghana that will be led by Moringa will be based on the Flatiron School’s world-class curriculum and the course will be delivered at Impact Hub Accra.

“When we think of the partnership with Impact Hub Accra, we are so excited about our international expansion, something we have been thinking about for a while now and planning very vigorously for,” Nelly Agyemang-Gyamfi, Group COO, Moringa School said at the launch event.

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Some leaders from Impact Hub Accra and Moringa School and participants at the launch event in Accra/ Photo: Africa Feeds Media

She said it would cost each candidate about $1770 (GHC 10,745) to complete the entire course.

Interested learners are encouraged to apply on the Moringa School Ghana website using this link before the close of applications on February 28, 2022.

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