ICT CAREER TALK AT ICC MODEL SCHOOL IWO, OSUN STATE NIGERIA

Some Corps Members in ICT CDs group pay visit to Islamic Cultural Centre (ICC) Model School to educate the students on ICT career talk. This has been the tradition of the group for quite sometimes as the demand for ICT skills is growing every day, there is the need for students to create and manage information to the right people at the right time.

After the general introduction by the host corp member, the president of the ICT group Mr. Yazid express appreciation to the principal of the school and also thank him for accepting and given them the privilege to educate the students on ICT career opportunities.

On the side of the principal Mr. Raheem, he expresses his gratitude to the corps members for chosen the school as one of the beneficiaries for such wonderful program.

The ICT group presented two of their corps members to speak on the topic. The first speaker in person of Mr. Abdul who is also the vice president of the association educate the student on different areas of  ICT career opportunities which include: Programmer, Web designer, Software Analyst, ICT consultant, Database manager/specialist, Software developer and many other beautiful and important areas like ICT instructor.

Mr. Abdul continued by explaining more on one of the career opportunities which is the programming part stating that his second colleague will speak on web design.

He explained to the students what programming is, a program, programming languages and also who is a computer programmer. Speaking further, he listed some of the programming languages to the students which include: Python, Java, C, C++, JavaScript, PHP, e.t.c.

Mr. Abdul urge the students to have interest in Information and Communications, basic mathematics knowledge and reading habit and also the ability to make connections and think logically as they are the tools needed in achieving their goals in ICT career.

The Second Speaker in person of Mr. Vincent spoke about web design, who is a web designer, and what a web designer does.

Mr. Vincent continued by explaining to the students on the skills they needed to become a web designer and how they can learn web design.

However, questions and answer follows after every presentation by each of the speakers and the students won several gifts

One of the most interesting parts of the program was when a pupil from primary three (3) in person of Mujeedah received some amount of money from several corps members for a special question.

The question was to mention the name of the ICT president just as introduced by the host corp member which indeed many failed.

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