Excited about the inspiring potential of students and graduates and aware of the demand for skills in our digital economy, Flying Cows of Jozi connects the two by creating mentored work- and work experience projects. This creates opportunities for young people to become (self-) employed and brings fresh energy and insight to businesses and organisations.
Flying Cows of Jozi is a division of Bamboo Rock, the ICT consulting, training and interim management company that for the past 15 years has developed and executed projects connecting people and technology, together with partners from different parts of society.
Flying Cows of Jozi engages students and graduates both in the execution of digital education projects and in placements with companies in the ICT industry where Flying Cows of Jozi takes responsibility for the recruitment, mentoring and induction into the workplace.
Currently Flying Cows of Jozi works with ICT in Education students from the University of Johannesburg (UJ) Faculty of Education and Strategic Communication students from the UJ Faculty of Humanities.
Working on Flying Cows of Jozi projects, the students earn a fair hourly rate which contributes to their study and living expenses. For the professional and personal development of the students Flying Cows of Jozi looks to develop the four different types of intelligence needed in the Fourth Industrial Revolution as identified by Klaus Schwab in his book with on the subject . This will build confidence and a sense of personal agency to empower these young people to step forward into an exciting career in the digital economy.
Some student feedback:
“Being employed by Flying Cows of Jozi means my ideas are heard and respected and I’m allowed to build them with the guidance of your experience”. Listen to student feedback on What it means to be a Flying Cow of Jozi here and here or by clicking on the sound-cloud links below.