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Goa govt partners with Newton School to train students in software development- Education News

The government of Goa signed an agreement with Bengaluru-based EdTech platform Newton School to offer the Digital Goa Scholarship Programme, which aims to train 10,000 Goan students in software development by providing a 12-week bootcamp in coding and a six-month certification programme in full-stack web development.

The 12-week coding bootcamp will include sessions where students, from technical and non-technical backgrounds, will be trained in logical thinking and introduced to coding. The sessions will also be conducted by mentors, instructors, Newton School alumni, and industry professionals working for companies like Netflix, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, among others. The programme will implement an e-learning model wherein the students will have access to daily live classes in resume-building sessions and mock interviews for interview preparations.  After the bootcamp, the students will have to complete a six-month certification programme in full-stack web development. As part of the programme, the students will not be asked to pay a fee until they get a job offer through the Newton School placements after the completion of their course and start earning.

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