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Blockchain Developers Training for Faculty Held at KENET

Under its skills academy program, IBM conducted a one-week Blockchain Developer training for faculty members across Kenya. The training was held between 15-19 October 2018 at the KENET training room. The main objective of the training was to enable faculty to provide students with foundation skills required to develop blockchain applications and get them ready for the job market. The course covered basic concepts required to understand blockchain technology and included hands-on exercises which were conducted on the IBM Cloud Lab hosted at the KENET data center.

Capacity Building at Kenya Wildlife Service Training Institute

The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) is one of the most important public institutions in Kenya. One of the apparent reasons is because the wildlife-oriented tourism sector is among the top contributors to the Country’s GDP. Cognizant of this, the Kenya Wildlife Training Institute (KWSTI) provides special training in Natural Resource Management and Tourism Development.

Faculty Workshop Held On Use Of KENET Virtual Training Lab

Faculty who teach ICT Networking courses benefited from a 3 day workshop hosted by KENET. The workshop which ran from September 18-20, 2017 gave the 25 participants an opportunity to use the KENET virtual  training lab for the first time. The training which was fully funded by KENET strengthened the faculty’s technical capacity so that their students can be more productive.