Cascais-based Brave Generation Academy, seeks passionate persons to partner with in opening new educational hubs across Africa. The Academy has a disruptive approach to education that is changing the nature of schooling.
Brave Generation Academy has an online curriculum that’s acknowledged by the world’s leading universities as the gold standard of international education. It has an enviable network of Hubs that integrate with the community and democratize learning for their students.
It’s collection of hubs are known as, The Brave Hubs, where online meets offline education. They constantly promote an environment where their learners collaborate and grow, they also facilitate a classroom atmosphere that is collaborative, dynamic and supported by effective tutors as well as an active Learning Coach.
As businesses no longer exist for the sole aim of profit-making, business objectives cannot be separated from surrounding social issues. By opening a Brave Hub, it offers one the opportunity to combine profit with purpose by having a ground-breaking business model that will allow for profit while helping young people find their passion and talent from an early age, so they can become the world beaters they aspire to be.
In a press release, Tim Vieira, the founder of Brave Generation Academy, pointed out that,
“Technology is changing education in dynamic and positive ways. Students now have access to a wide range of tools that fundamentally changes where, when and how they learn.”
She further thinks that, not all educational models embrace these innovations, so it’s important to understand how exactly technology is changing education for the better, and as to whether it becomes beneficial for your child.
She discloses that what her academy is actually offering potential partners is the opportunity to change Africa, a student at a time.
If you want to really create an impact in your community and are up for the challenge of opening a new Hub in your city, the Brave Generation Academy is ready to assist you with its full support and guidance throughout the whole process, offering a tailor-made solution for each initiative.
Interested persons can access the Brave Curriculum and Platform to be granted. Find out more on what is in it for you as a Partner to the Academy.
MEST Africa: Applications Opens to Aspiring Tech Entrepreneurs in Class of 2022
MEST Africa calls for applications into the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology Training Program Class of 2022. This is a twelve (12) month graduate-level training program for aspiring tech startup founders on the continent of Africa. Deadline is the 29th of April, 2021.
The MEST Africa entrepreneurs have developed solutions addressing local, regional and global markets, received follow-on funding from global investors and gotten into top accelerator programs such as Y-combinator, 500 startups and TechStars.
The MEST Africa Training Program is the leading entrepreneurial training program in Africa in business, communications and software development which includes extensive hands-on project work for trainees, culminating in a final pitch and the chance to receive seed investment and grow their businesses.
The successful world-class MEST Training Program annually runs with the help of an internationally recognized faculty. Its teaching fellows come from some of the best universities around the globe with the likes of Oxford, Stanford, Harvard and more.
They as well offer selected entrepreneurs-in-training (EITs) the opportunity to be mentored by real-life Entrepreneurs, CEOs and other executives from all over the world. Some of its guest lecturers are executives of Uber, Facebook, Safaricom, Samsung, Interswitch, etc.
This year, MEST Africa says it is welcoming entrepreneurs living in Ghana and Nigeria mainly because of the way organizations operate around the world today due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, causing travel restrictions and moving many workplaces to adopt digital solutions.
Who qualifies to to be accepted into the MEST Africa Training Program?
- A degree from a top university or Technical College or equivalent experience with at least two (2) years corporate and startup experience (preferred)
- Deep skills in either communications, business or software development (from the onset or acquired during the Pre-Learning stage)
- Young persons crazy about tech and entrepreneurship, and how to use technology to achieve business results
- Should be ready to commit to a full residential program for a whole year
- Disciplined, motivated self-starter who can work and deliver on assignments and projects – demonstrate this by completing the required Pre-Learning courses and MEST’s rigorous recruitment process
- An entrepreneurial spirit and strong desire to start a company
- Ability to communicate candidly and persuasively
- Ability to work well in teams, proven academic or professional excellence
- Demonstrated leadership abilities
- Confident and independent thinking
- Excellent people skills
The MEST Africa Training Program commences on the 1st of September and ends on the 31 of August, 2022. All interested persons should find out more about the Curriculum Structure. You will complete their pre-learning courses, take an aptitude test and the Training Program Application form. This is a fully sponsored training for all qualified entrepreneurs.
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