May 10, 2023
Vancouver, BC, Canada – Greystone College is excited to announce a new partnership with Wawiwa Tech, a leading technology education company based out of Israel, with experience leading tech education and training programs globally. Greystone College Vancouver will begin offering three new programs, powered by Wawiwa, with the first intake starting this October 2023. Students will develop job-ready skills that will enable them to work as Front-End Developers, Full-Stack Developers or Data Analysts, exciting tech careers that offer earning potential between 50-100% higher than Canada’s average salary.
The new programs are aimed at reskilling people for technology roles within six to nine months, even if they have no prior experience in technology or programming. Students who do have prior experience can upskill to the latest knowledge and tools in their fields. Greystone College will be using curriculum developed by Wawiwa and will implement Wawiwa’s training methodology - JET DesignTM which stands for Job-Effective Training. The JET DesignTM methodology is well-aligned with Greystone College’s existing teaching approach. It supports students to build the knowledge and skills they require to get hired and be effective in tech roles and covers both technical and soft skills. This approach combines live lectures with a heavy emphasis on hands-on practice and real-life projects where students bring together their newly learned skills to develop a work portfolio. Serving mainly international students, Greystone College’s new tech programs are focused on equipping students with tech skills that are in demand in the Canadian economy and globally. With extensive experience delivering well-supported co-operative education opportunities, the college will be looking to forge new partnerships with local tech companies in and around Vancouver who can take advantage of our vetted pool of job-ready graduates seeking co-op placement opportunities in the field.
According to Nadine Baladi, Vice President, Canadian Operations at ILSC and Greystone College, “Greystone College Canada is looking forward to expanding its portfolio in the tech space through this new suite of practical, hands-on programs. We feel confident that building on Wawiwa’s tech expertise will allow us to create exciting Canadian and global career and immigration opportunities for our students, as we support them to develop skills that will land them their first tech job.”
For Wawiwa Tech, the new partnership with Greystone College in Vancouver is an opportunity to further their mission to reskill the world to tech. Eran Lasser, Wawiwa Tech’s Founder and CEO said, “Through our partnership with Greystone College, we’re able to expand to Canada and reach a dynamic international market to train the next generation of tech professionals using our proprietary JET DesignTM methodology. Bringing our accumulated know-how from Israel, the Startup Nation to this partnership, we are confident that Greystone College will soon become a reputable source for tech talent and change the lives of their graduates for the better.”
Greystone College Vancouver’s new Tech programs are set to launch starting as early as October 10, 2023, at the same time as a new Diploma in Project Management. Along with the program launch, the college also plans to hold regular tech career fairs and other networking events to help connect students and graduates with local industry.
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About Greystone College and ILSC Education Group
Greystone College is part of the ILSC Education Group, which offers life-changing educational experiences in Canada, Australia, and India, some of the world’s most attractive and popular English-speaking work and study destinations. Students of all ages embark on amazing and unique learning journeys with ILSC. They come to study English, French or Hindi at ILSC Language Schools, pursue vocational education at Greystone Colleges, or prepare for higher education in Canada, Australia, or the USA through ILSC’s University Pathway Program and High School Program. For some, ILSC has been part of a journey towards creating a new, permanent home in Canada or Australia. In early 2022, ILSC Education Group joined forces with ELS Education Services, bringing together over 100 years of combined experience delivering life-changing learning experiences to international students. Since 1961, when ELS Educational Services opened its first school in Washington DC, ELS has developed a global reputation for delivering top-quality English language programs. ELS now has the most extensive network of on-campus English language programs and University admissions partners, across the USA. Together our group of schools offer unforgettable learning adventures at 21 amazing language schools across Australia, Canada, the USA and India, and international career programs at 7 Greystone Colleges across Australia and Canada.
About Wawiwa Tech
Wawiwa is reskilling the world to tech. Wawiwa is a tech education provider from Israel, the Startup Nation, which bridges the tech skills gap by establishing local tech training centers and programs with partners around the world. We offer our local partners cutting-edge programs for the reskilling to tech jobs in high demand, e.g. full-stack and frontend developers, data analysts and scientists, Cybersecurity and DevOps specialists, UX/UI designers, product managers, and online marketers. We also offer a range of B2B upskilling tech programs for companies and their teams. Wawiwa utilizes a proven blended training methodology, cutting-edge content, digital learning platforms, and strong industry relations, to deliver tech training programs that result in higher employability and graduate satisfaction. Wawiwa’s JET Design TM methodology was developed in Israel and has been proven to successfully reskill people in various countries, including Australia, Japan, Ukraine, Romania, France, and more.