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3 tips for building an educational path that leads to a successful career



At one point 90% of young people face a challenge – how to choose the best place for studies and make sure education will be useful for successful career development? Some young people rely on the opinions of their relatives and friends and just follow their suggestions, some are making own research to compare different options and to make own decision.  This article will help in both cases – it will guide you through few important steps for making a smart decision.

Know yourself and your passions.

“Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life,” said Confucius, a famous Chinese ancient philosopher and politician. His words are true even thousands of years past his life. When you love what you are doing, feel comfortable with your co-workers, enjoy your day - you feel good and inspired. That is why it is so important to make sure you understand yourself and your passions and follow your own way in creating your life.

To identify those passions, the best way is to listen to yourself: what tasks you enjoy, and what brings you stress. Observe others and see what makes you curious to learn and to get involved. When you are young and still thinking about what to study and what career to choose, try different things. But make sure those skills are relevant for the modern days and economy and will be required.

Commit efforts and time to your education.

Scientific studies have found, that the most accomplished students had put in their practice 10,000 hours. The more you practice, the better you get. This is why to become a successful professional, your natural talents matter less than your commitment and time you spend on assignments, reading materials, or even seeing other people's works in the study area. Sometimes students are worried that they are not smart enough to learn design or programming skills, but in reality, only those who are persistent, who try and work on improving their skills are succeeding. So do not stop yourself from reaching your dream, only because you may feel unconfident in your skills now. Skills are like flowers – they need time to grow and they will blossom if they get enough of care.

Better grow skills, not just collect papers

Education and learning take time. IT Academy STEP Cambodia professional program takes 2,5 years to learn skills and get ready for your first job, which is faster than Bachelor Degree programs, as we do not waste 1 year on foundation subjects, but get straight to the point. 60% of our students start working even during their studies, and 100% of the graduates find employment within 3 months after completion of their study program. To get a well-paid job in IT, you need skills and projects to demonstrate, as well as international certificates. That is what IT Academy STEP Cambodia can offer to the students. You might think that a Master's degree can give you a better salary, but in reality, your employer cares less about your diploma and more about your skills.

The digital economy is developing very fast and needs professionals who can adapt fast, can learn while working and stay curious. That is why focusing on learning skills is the best decision you can make for your life.

We hope these 3 points can inspire you in making a better decision for your life, that would bring you joy and success. If you decide to study digital skills, IT Academy STEP is here to support you in this journey and provide you international quality education. 


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STEP IT Academy Cambodia becomes a licensed Institute

Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport have approved STEP IT Academy Cambodia institute license as of July 2022.

Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport have approved STEP IT Academy Cambodia institute license as of July 2022. This license upgrade means that students at professional programs in STEP IT Academy Cambodia upon successful examination results may receive an Associate Degree in the corresponding major in accordance to Cambodian educational standards. Upon graduation, students will receive: STEP IT Academy international diploma STEP IT Academy Institute Associate degree in Cambodia International certificates from CISCO and Autodesk, depending on the examination taken Official transcript of exams. Mrs. Rodionova Natalja, Director of the STEP IT Academy Institute said: “We are grateful to the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport in Cambodia for recognizing our efforts and upgrading our license to become an Institute in Cambodia, that would allow our students to benefit from the Associate degree possibilities.” STEP IT Academy Institute offers students associate de

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Advanced Digital Skills Program Graduation event

IT Academy STEP Cambodia holds a graduation event for the Advanced Digital Skills program, which was created in partnership with UNDP Cambodia.

After 5 months of intensive training, as well as completing final graduation projects, 24 students have successfully graduated from a special program in Advanced Digital Skills, which was created and delivered by IT Academy STEP Cambodia in partnership with UNDP Cambodia. Students had a unique opportunity to join training programs, which were offered with 100% scholarship, and study one of the majors: 1. Digital Marketing 2. Data Science and Analytics Fundamentals. Those programs included both soft and professional skills, as well as a strong focus on professional portfolio development. Students in the Digital Marketing program have developed marketing strategies for the brands of their choice, defining communication channels, brand strategies, creating communication materials and setting up communication KPIs. Students in Data Science and Analytics Fundamentals worked in the teams to create case studies with useful insights, following the data analysis and applying skil

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IT Academy STEP Cambodia partners with DATACAMP DONATES

IT Academy STEP Cambodia partners with DATACAMP DONATES to bring international learning opportunities in digital up-skilling for Cambodian students.

IT Academy STEP Cambodia is honored to announce a new partnership with DataCamp, the leading international interactive learning platform for data science and analytics. Thanks to the partnership, students in Cambodia get free access to data science and analytics training to be ready for the growing demand for qualified specialists with a strong understanding of data science for the growing IT industry in Cambodia and abroad.  Students from the Advanced Digital Skills program, which is executed in partnership with UNDP Cambodia, receive intensive training in Data Science and Analytics fundamentals, as well as in Digital Marketing with a total duration of 6 months. By having an access to DataCamp resources, students now can have a better online learning experience, with a possibility to practice and make a progress faster under the guidance of qualified IT Academy STEP Cambodia trainers.  The aim of the program is to encourage diversity and inclusion in digital up-skilling

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Stand with Ukraine! IT Academy STEP invites to join the efforts.

IT Academy STEP is seeking help to support Ukrainian refugee children in Poland.

IT Academy STEP Cambodia is a branch of an international training center, IT Academy STEP, that was established in 1999 in Ukraine. Since the war in Ukraine was started by the Russian Federation on February 24, 2022, many of our colleagues lost their homes, loved ones and some lost their lives. Some of IT Academy STEP branches are destroyed completely.  However, IT Academy STEP keeps working even during this devasting crisis, creating free online lessons for Ukrainian children on Youtube, as well as giving access to online learning with the Unicorn school.  International branches of IT Academy STEP in Switzerland, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Czech Republic, and Poland work directly with the refugees. IT Academy STEP Cambodia joins an initiative to collect devices, such as tablets, smartphones and laptops to support Ukrainian refugee children in Poland, many of whom lost everything. The number of Ukrainian refugees in Poland has exceeded 2 million people, which is already more than t

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