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09 October, 2008

U.S. colleges turn to China for IT training

The United States, faced with a shortage of IT workers, is turning to China to train its students in information technology, says Donal Brown in a report circulated by New America Media. .

American colleges are seeking help from a Chinese scholar to design curricula to train students in the United States in crucial areas of information technology and database administration.

IBM, which made the announcement in September, hopes that this will provide them with a high-tech work force. The courses will also be taught to university students in China, who may be hired by companies like IBM that have prominent enterprises there.

For the rest of the report, please go to NAM site.

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