What's this really about?
Future GeekStars is a Geekulcha initiative that was officially launched 06 October 2014 at The Innovation Hub. It is used as a platform to monitor the progression of learners from high school to tertiary level and then to the job market so that the transition is made easy.
The main focus is on skills development and fostering entrepreneurship and innovation that will make them be active leaders of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry.
Preparing learners to be Better Students and leaders of our socio-economic structures, a future of active Geeks.
Achieving a state of greater skills capacity and have more Producers than Consumers.
47% Female | 58 Projects/Prototypes | 4 Provinces | 29 Volunteers | R118K+ in competitions | 6 Startups
Initiations in line with the VacWork programme
This is a Skills Redistribution programme, university students may volunteer to teach the young people how to code.
Things that happen during the VacWork programme
Setting an Innovation mindset and implement innovative solutions
Redistributing acquired skills into the younger generation through guidance and understanding
A pltaform to be leadership and be people centered. Be a leader of our socio-economic structures.
Industry leaders get to help you choose and follow the right path and passion.
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At the end of the programme, youngsters will know how to build a tech startup. Business Analysis forms a great part.
Coding a website or using open source frameworks/templates, produce the best site.
Play with Arduino, Raspberry Pi and Lego to make best hardware solutions
Develop a mobile app (Android) based on a given theme using open source tools
Provide design services (logos, posters, pamphlets, etc.) to ther teams