Huawei Philippines continues to develop, build and strengthen
the local ICT talent ecosystem as it welcomes 15 new partner universities and
colleges to Huawei ICT Academy.
In a virtual onboarding ceremony, Huawei ICT Academy introduced its new partner
schools from different parts of the Philippines. In Luzon, the Academy onboarded the
University of the East, STI College Alabang, Southville International School and
Colleges, Colegio de Muntinlupa, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Muntinlupa, Southern
Luzon Technological College Foundation, Angeles University Foundation and the
University of the Assumption.
The Academy also reached the Visayas region with partnerships with the University
of the Visayas, Marinduque State College from Luzon and Cebu Institute of
Technology University. Further, Huawei brought its ICT Academy initiative to
Mindanao through collaborations with Xavier-Ateneo de Cagayan University, Holy
Cross of Davao College and Jose Maria College.
In his speech during the ceremony, Mr. Ken Bijianjun, Director for Channel
Department of Huawei Philippines Enterprise Business Group, warmly welcomed
Huawei’s partner schools for the ICT Academy. He said that Huawei ICT Academy is
a corporate social responsibility program that deals with opportunities and challenges
in the ICT industry. It provides high-quality resources and certification courses in AI,
big data, cloud computing, storage, 5G, security and so on for the benefit of both
teachers and students. “Huawei cultivates talents for the ICT industry in the whole
world. We also hope to build a strong and meaningful talent ecosystem in the
Philippines for Filipinos,” he added.
Huawei ICT Academy was launched in the Philippines in 2018, with the University of
Southeastern Philippines (USeP) as one of its pioneering partner universities. Dr.
Randy S. Gamboa, Dean of USeP’s College of Information and Computing, recalled
USeP’s journey with Huawei ICT Academy since joining in 2018.
“From the designing of the memorandum of understanding to the hosting of the
national ICT competition, Huawei and our university have been working together to
advance the use of information and computing technologies in education. Sharing
this information, generating opportunities and improving the ICT talent ecosystem
are our important goals,” Dr. Gamboa said. He noted that seven USeP faculty
members obtained Huawei Certified Network Associate certification, and three of
them are now Huawei Certified Academy Instructor.