Guest blog by Israel Kloss
Learn To Earn (LTE) is a Computer Science and Technology remote training program that provides a strong foundation in the fundamentals of Web Development and a specialization in WordPress. Students will learn how to create effective and strategically sound websites for a real-world clients.
LTE’s classes take place on Saturdays at 4pm to 5pm (EAT time) with trainers and professors from the USA rotating through the topics listed under curriculum here ...
We accept applications from East Africans who have a passion in the field of technology and who want to learn Computer Science basics.
Students applying for this mentor-ship program must satisfy these prerequisites:
1) Understand and type English (for those with English-speaking mentors).
2) Be able to type at least 30 words per minute.
3) Have access to a computer with adequate internet access.
4) Attend this in-person Google hangout training
class as a prerequisite.
Personal and remote tutoring is also available for a fee.
Cavin Ongongo will share his story of how the Learn to Earn program helped him pay his way through Mount Kenya University in Thika. Learn more here: http://bostinno.streetwise.co/all-series/boston-college-mba-brings-massive-open-online-learning-to-east-africa/).
During this meeting, students who wish to apply for the LTE training program will need to demonstrate their proficiency in the prerequesites listed above.
This event will start at 9am EST (4pm EAT/Kenyan time).
TO LISTEN VIA GOOGLE HANGOUT (Students applying to LTE must apply in person)
1) Join Google Plus:https://plus.google.com/up
(requires a Google login)
2) Add my Google plus account to to your google plus circles:https://plus.google.com/+IsraelKloss/
3) Email [email protected]
with subject line "Attend LTE hangout" and include the URL of your google plus account in the body of the email
4) After the above registration step, you will receive an invitation to LTE's Invite-only Google hangout
(link below). This event takes place April 26th 2014 9am EST (4pm EAT, Kenya, East Africa time).
LTE's Invite-only Google Hangout for April 26:
You will be reminded of this event ONLY if you emailed [email protected]