September 11, 2018

The Professional High School for Computer Programming and Innovation in Burgas starts its’ First School Year


Today, 11th of September 2018, the new and modern Professional High School of Computer Programming and Innovation in Burgas officially opens its‘ doors.

108 students are already conducting their first lessons in the high-tech campus.

The establishment of the high school is based on the idea of ​​the Mayor of Burgas Municipality Dimitar Nikolov and corresponds to the need for new vocational education in recent years, oriented to the business needs and the growing hunger for specialists in the most promising professions of the future – robotics and artificial intelligence.

ScaleFocus is part of the official school council together with 5 more companies from the IT sector and representatives from Burgas Free University, University of Prof Dr. Assen Zlatarov and Bulgarian Outsourcing Association (BOA) – another proof when business unites and acts as a force for good.

The Prime Minister of Bulgaria, Boyko Borisov, Krasimir Valchev, Minister of Education and Science, representatives from Burgas Municipality and all of the above mentioned council members were present at the official opening ceremony today.

Our colleagues give lectures during the first week of the new high school. Our Delivery Manager, Microsoft Solutions, Krasimir Kostadinov will share his “Anti-patterns in software/engineering” and “The Future of programing” classes. Also Stoyan Stoyanov, Senior Software Engineer, and Dimo Kapnilov, Technical Lead, will present respectively “What is front-end development and why it matters?” and “Why cloud computing is the future?” to the young talents,

We invest heavily in the IT environment in Burgas and the training of local professionals. We hope this is a step that will keep the talents in the town. We have already done a traineeship program with Assen Zlatarov University and we are collaborating with the other university in Burgas.

Our goal is to give access to the working atmosphere to the young Bulgarian IT talents.

In the future, we will work closely with the high school – with lecturers and tips on how and on what to focus regarding young people education so as to meet market’s needs.