IT High School in Burgas – Kick-off meeting hosted by ScaleFocus
Today we proudly hosted the kick-off meeting of the newest educational place in Burgas – the first IT High School.
The event started this morning in ScaleFocus Sofia premises with a rooftop view from the highest floor of Capital Fort. An official welcome speech was given from the Mayor of Burgas Dimitar Nikolov and ScaleFocus’ CEO Plamen Tsekov.
“The IT field is developing tremendously, however its lacking from well-educated graders. This brought us to the idea of developing the first of its kind IT High School in Burgas – a fresh alternative for students as well as a solution for businesses. We will start the school year on the 1st of September, prior the first school day in most Bulgarian schools – 15th of September.”
Dimitar Nikolov, Mayor of Burgas
ScaleFocus is part of the official school council together with 5 more companies from the IT sector and representatives from Burgas Free University and Burgas University.
The IT High School is planned to start operation on the 1st of September and to serve as an alternative to the Maths and Science and Language schools in town.
It is outlined to be situated on the outskirts of the city where can be build a dedicated campus, a recreation halls and training grounds.