Classes are also open to those coming from other professions. Interdisciplinarity is where the world is going. We don’t give away, we give opportunities to talented people and we create real value.
It’s henko, a Virtual IT Academy which allows low-income students to access scholarships with the possibility of paying for their studies after being put on the job market. Before the assessment, the student’s profile is defined and whether he is eligible to receive economic benefits with a full or partial scholarship.
During this time, the educational process takes place in an asynchronous mode, that is, the lessons are recorded by the appropriate teachers and the students choose when to watch them. However, they must follow established guidelines and deadlines apart from various examples of assessment.
“Courses are open, even for people coming from other professions. Interdisciplinarity is where the world is going. We don’t give away, we give opportunities to talented people and we create real value,” he explains. Ecos365 Juan Ignacio Solans, Bachelor of Business Administration, graduate of Universidad Australia where the project was incubated.
The offer is also innovative because of the possibility offered to students Weekly psychological support where study methods, personal development and soft skills work. Henko’s leitmotif is to put the human side of a person before his professional profile.
“If tomorrow they have the prospect of getting a great, well-paying job, they should remember what they are doing for it. Keeping the goal in mind keeps you motivated and pursues new goals.
The biggest challenge is to make changes in the education system. More flexible programs and activities that aim to build people’s self-esteem and resilience. “Computing has a long career and we want to give it a dose of reality. Working abroad in five months is a myth,” he explains. Ecos365 Ivan Scavuzzo, studying business administration in Australia.
distinct and complementary training
The training includes exams, portfolio building, presentations, mentoring with other students, mock interviews, and real-life assignments where student performance is also assessed. In return, soft skills seminars are given where critical thinking, leadership, creativity, among other skills, are brought into play.
The final step after program approval is Connecting students through internships. Although the job market promises to absorb professionals from a priority sector, Henko forces his student community to work on an early career plan where they shouldn’t see why they choose this path. .
“If tomorrow they have the prospect of getting a great, well-paying job, they should remember what they are doing for it. By keeping the goal in mind, you stay motivated and pursue new goals,” both agree.
In the short term, the entrepreneurs plan to add new courses to allow the registration of new quotas and to widen the offer to double the number of students. Currently, most registrants come from Rosario, but the virtuality allows people from other parts of the country to join.