ERA subsidizes competition for the youngest generation to motivate them to study IT
The Secondary School of Electrical Engineering based in ERA's hometown of Pardubice organized a competition in IT knowledge for primary school graduates at the beginning of December. ERA Company, which is in constant search for young talented people interested in technical disciplines, supported the event by providing the prizes for the winners in five categories.
ERA also sent one schooling expert who gave a lecture for secondary education level students on ERA's pioneering role in passive radiolocation and its place in the fast developing industrial district of Pardubice, which has been well known for its tradition in electrical technology disciplines.
Support for the activities at the School of Electrical Engineering is part of ERA's unofficial HR policy as well as long term cooperation with this institution which has traditionally educated highly valued and needed experts in this field of industry. A number of the school's alumni already work for the company and ERA hopes for ongoing future recruitment.
Apart from the Secondary School of Electrical Engineering, ERA has subsidized Faculty of Information Technology and Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communications of Brno University of Technology, the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics of University of Pardubice, the University of Hradec Kralove and the Department of Air Defence Systems of the Faculty of Military Technology of the University of Defence in Brno.