Development Academy

Appropriate IT Development Academy (AIDA) is a learning program developing today’s youth, particularly girls and young women, into highly skilled, employable, and socially engaged leaders of tomorrow. AIDA provides free Software Development Academies for underprivileged girls and young women, subsidizing it with high-quality, fee-based job skills training for business.

Current Offerings

Classes are demand-driven and based on number of requests, newness of technology, availability of trainers, and employment prospects for skills learned in the training. Interested in learning more or joining a session?

Training request form for employers | Training participation form for students

 

 

Open Source Developer Trainings

Intensive 3, 5, or 7 day in-class bootcamps followed by 3-6 months of participation in our Virtual Academy. Trainings in open source technologies include:

  • Web content management and application development in Wordpress & Drupal
  • Big data technologies and analytics – Hadoop, MongoDB, and R

Fee-based classes. Ideal for new hires. Can be conducted anywhere in the world.

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Software Development Academies for Young Women

Intensive 7 day in-class trainings followed by 8-12 months of participation in our Virtual Academy. Trainings in technologies including:

  • Web application development with Wordpress
  • Web application development with Drupal
  • Robotics

Free classes for underprivileged young women. Currently only available in Coimbatore, India.

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Workforce Preparedness Workshops

Intensive 2, 3, and 5 day in-class trainings followed by 3-6 months of participation in our Virtual Academy. Training in job skills including:

  • Professional Skills for New Employee Onboarding
  • Skills for Service Sector Excellence
    • Communication & Leadership
    • Teamwork & Leadership
  • Excelling in Professional Services Firms
    • Customer Relationship
    • Project & Team Management

Fee-based classes. Ideal for new hires. Can be conducted anywhere in the world.

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Tech Academies for Girls

After-school technology courses for girls. Currently in development. Areas include:

  • Robotics
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