[PRESS RELEASE] Accelerating Digital Transformation During the Pandemic, CfDS UGM & Progate Held Online Training For 2.800 Participants
Mon, 13 Jul 2020 || By Admin CfDS

Jakarta, July 10th 2020 - In line with the government's vision and mission and the national need for digital talent, Progate together with the Center for Digital Society (CfDS) held ‘Coding Experience Bootcamp’ program. For 8 weeks, this program provides an opportunity for the public to be able to freely learn various programming languages and various other trends in the technology industry. Through this program, participants can learn the basics of 4 popular programming languages namely HTML & CSS, Javascript, SQL and Node.js.


Through this collaboration, Progate hopes that it can support the digital ecosystem in Yogyakarta as a the ‘City of Students’; a place where talented young people will play an important role in the development and future of the country through its contribution in the digital sector. "We are proud to collaborate with CfDS in conducting this program that can be a means to foster the technological talents needed in the national digital ecosystem. Progate as an online learning platform that is easy
to use, opens wider access of this kind of training that can be accessed for everyone," said Norman Ganto, Country Manager Progate Indonesia. Until now, 'Coding Experience Bootcamp' program with has reached more than 2,800 participants from various backgrounds, ranging from students, developing universities, employees, to housewives.

 

As a platform that provides online coding education that is available in English and Indonesian, Progate is designed for beginners who want to begin their journey to the exciting world of programming. Users can directly practice what is already in platform, without having to install additional facilities. This further emphasizes Progate's vision and mission to empower digital talents to make changes through coding skills. "The lack of digital talent is one of the challenges that must be solved by Indonesian society, especially in the era of the digital economy as it is today. The collaboration between Progate and CfDS is expected to be one of the efforts to bridge this challenge. CfDS is also proud to be part of Progate's efforts in developing and supporting the birth of new digital talents in advancing Indonesia's digital ecosystem through the ‘Coding Experience Bootcamp’ program," said Iradat Wirid, Project Officer of Event & Training CfDS.