How To Become A Google Certified Developer In 2019

 Google has announced the next round of Google Africa Certification Scholarships aimed at helping developers become certified on Google’s Android, Web, and Cloud technologies.

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The aim, according to Google is built upon the company's pledge  to provide mobile developer training to 100,000 Africans to develop world class apps.

Google via a blogpost on its website said:

"This year, we are offering 30,000 additional scholarship opportunities and 1,000 grants for the Google Associate Android Developer, Mobile Web Specialist, and Associate Cloud Engineer certifications. 
The scholarship program will be delivered by our partners, Pluralsight and Andela, through an intensive learning curriculum designed to prepare motivated learners for entry-level and intermediate roles as software developers." 


What To Expect From Google Africa Certifications Scholarships

According to World Bank, Africa is on track to have the largest working-age population (1.1 billion) by 2034. Google's announcement marks a transition from inspiring new developers to preparing them for the jobs of tomorrow. 

  • Google’s developer certifications are performance-based. 
  • They are developed around a job-task analysis which test learners for skills that employers expect developers to have.
  • Access to expert-led videos, available on-demand with our mobile app and offline capabilities
  • Guided skill development with curated paths and channels according to your chosen track
  • Skill assessments that help you identify knowledge gaps and strengths, and allow you to share your proficiency on Facebook, Twitter and Stack Overflow
  • Support from the Pluralsight Help Center and the Andela Learning Community to help you complete your track and prepare for your chosen Google certification exam.

How To Apply and Join Google Developer Scholarship 2019

Interested students in Africa can apply via the Official Webpage of the Google Africa Certifications Scholarships 2019 on Plural sight.

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