Knowledge Stream, IUCPSS Join Hands To Bridge IT Talent Gap
In accordance with MoU, Knowledge Stream and IUCPSS will work together to provide workshops, training sessions, and other events to help Pakistan fill its IT talent gap.
IUCPSS, the Inter-University Consortium for the Promotion of Social Sciences, and Knowledge Stream, a major provider of IT specialists in Pakistan, have announced a partnership to close the IT talent gap, advance higher education development, and improve the employability of recent graduates in the nation.
In accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), Knowledge Stream and IUCPSS will work together to provide workshops, training sessions, and other events to help Pakistan fill its IT talent gap.
Knowledge Stream’s mission is to close the talent gap with speed, scale, and quality while exceeding international standards in order to become Pakistan’s go-to source for IT professionals.
Young graduates are trained in 12-week programmes as part of its unique value proposition to prepare them for employment immediately after training. In order to promote the use of technology in education, Knowledge Stream will make use of IUCPSS’s knowledge and network through the partnership.
Together, the two organisations hope to develop new opportunities for educators and students to learn and advance, ultimately advancing both higher education and the IT sector.
Prof. Dr. Sohail Naqvi, CEO of Knowledge Stream, said, “We are excited to partner with IUCPSS to bridge the IT talent gap in Pakistan, promote higher education development, and enhance the employability of young graduates.”
According to Mr. Muhammad Murtaza Noor, National Coordinator of IUCPSS, “We are happy to join forces with Knowledge Stream to promote informed dialogue and decision-making leading to actions for higher education development in Pakistan.”
The Inter University Consortium for the Promotion of Social Sciences Arts and Humanities Pakistan was established on 23 January 2012 in Bahawalpur, Pakistan.
The consortium’s initial areas of cooperation were faculty development/faculty exchange and the appointment of scholars as adjunct faculty members on a reciprocal basis among the member institutions, student and scholar exchange, organizing/initiating joint research projects (each university would work in its respective geographical area), linkages with other national and international organizations, joint seminars/conferences & workshops, and other academic activities.