Microsoft and United Arab Emirates Education Ministry reach an agreement to upskill its workforce in AI and Data Science.
Microsoft and the United Arab Emirates Education Ministry have reached an agreement. The agreement will see Microsoft support the education ministry in its vision to upskill its workforce. The UAE’s ministry has a strategic objective to develop the skills of its employees in the latest technological trends. Microsoft will achieve this through the Microsoft Learning Partners Program.
Anthony Salcito, Microsoft VP, Worldwide Education and His Excellency Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, UAE Minister of Education signed the agreement at Bett MEA 2019. (A gathering of education leaders from across the Middle East and Africa)
Microsoft says “under the terms of the agreement, Microsoft will support the ministry in its vision for upskilling its workforce in line with the latest technological trends through its Microsoft Learning Partners Program. The Ministry engineers will undergo various training tracks selected from the areas of data science, artificial intelligence, big data and others.”
Speaking about the partnership His Excellency Hussain Ibrahim Al Hammadi said;
“As part of its strategic objectives, the Ministry is working continuously to develop the skills of its employees in line with the latest global trends related to IT, AI and Cybersecurity. The focal areas related to the future and the associated skills must be mastered.”
“This partnership with the Ministry of Education will bolster the talents of its employees. Empowering them to make a difference and deliver real value across the UAE education sector for years to come.” said Microsoft’s Anthony Salcito.
Microsoft at Bett MEA 2019
As worldwide partners of BETT MEA 2019, Microsoft presented the Future of Learning keynote during the Leadership Summit session. Presenting various Microsoft solutions with customer testimonials to leaders at the event. Microsoft introduced the mordern class room interaction using Office 365, Azure cloud serice for research, Microsoft Hacking STEM and Minecraft for education.
Microsoft also delivered content and industry insights at the workshop sessions. Sharing on Leveraging future-ready skills and eploayability solutions for student sucess and Future of work.
Microsoft also shared the expo center with its innovative partners. Allowing educators and decision makes at the event to experience future ready education tools and solutions. Some Microsoft education partners at the event included ITWorkx Educztion, Classsera Inc., Nexquare, Computer 4 Kids, and Jawraa.
📸: Bett MEA