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Oracle Academy unveils latest courses, certifications

ABU DHABI, September 28, 2015

Oracle Academy, Oracle’s flagship philanthropic programme that delivers a complete portfolio of computer science learning resources to educational institutions, has kicked-off the 2015-16 academic year with a new curriculum, junior certification courses and interactive assets.
 
Furthering its mission to advance computer science education and make it accessible and engaging to students globally, Oracle Academy now offers free memberships to educational institutions, as well as individuals affiliated with schools and universities, to drive knowledge, innovation, skill development, and diversity in technology fields.
 
Alison Derbenwick Miller, vice president, Oracle Academy, said: “As a company, Oracle fosters a culture of innovation, excellence and leadership that extends beyond its campus walls and into more than 9,500 schools and universities worldwide.
 
“We know that computing crosses every industry, and this academic year, we’ve harnessed our collective expertise to launch an innovative, interactive and industry-leading expanded portfolio of offerings for computer science majors and non-majors alike, uniquely designed to support pathways through higher education and usher in the next generation of coders, developers and cloud leaders.”
 
The new courses and curricula in Java and database foundations aim to further develop student proficiency in core and in-demand skills, including SQL and Java, which are fundamental to modern computing, including cloud computing, big data, and the Internet of Things.
 
To further enhance members’ experience, Oracle Academy has refreshed its website, providing a vibrant portal for its worldwide community of educators, partners and more than 2.6 million students annually. 
 
The website is a collaborative and engaging vehicle for learning through expanded courses, videos, integrated social platforms and resources. - TradeArabia News Service



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