New short cybersecurity course a gateway into tech

New short cybersecurity course a gateway into tech
Vanessa Sorensen says confidence is the first step for historically excluded peoples. (Image: Getty)
Ben Moore
Educational institute Te Pūkenga is working with industry to provide a six-month cybersecurity education programme, hoping to provide a pathway for Māori and Pacific peoples into jobs in tech.The programme is delivered in partnership with social enterprise TupuToa, a company that aims to provide pathways to leadership for Māori and Pacific peoples, as well as the New Zealand arm of US tech giant Microsoft.It's made up of a 12-week course, followed by an internship. The inaugural programme will begin in April with 10 internship spots al...

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