VKontakte VK Tech launches project | Lessons - training course on IT for pupils. From the series of video lectures from the staff, viewers will learn about different areas of work in technology companies on the example VK: from design and product management to analytics, infrastructure development, and advertising technologies.
View video lectures can any user VKontakte - they will be published in the community VK Tech June 15. The course is tailored for high school students, so to become a listener, it suffices to know the basics of mathematics and computer science.
Course on VKontakte help students with career counseling. Many of them are interested in technology, but for the audience of this age almost do not create overview of educational courses - most of the authors are guided by students or professionals. Employees VKontakte tell what the company has areas of work and tasks - so students will learn more about the possibilities that surround them, and will be better able to understand what they have is the soul.
Natalia Tanaeva, head of employer brand direction VKontakte:
"We see that more and more interested in technology young children: many are addicted to programming in high school. At the same time, as a rule, in the classroom studying the individual programming languages and different direction in mathematics - in the end it is not very clear how it is related to the specific tasks in IT, than all you can do, and what to do if, for example, want to work with interfaces. Our course is designed to answer these questions and review to tell about all the possible areas in IT. We hope it will help students to find their calling. "
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