900K people across the Middle East and Africa participate in free Microsoft online courses

900K people across the Middle East and Africa participate in free Microsoft online courses

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In the midst of the covid-19 pandemic and people getting laid off, Microsoft announced a global digital skills initiative. Offering free online courses to help people boost their digital skills or gain new relevant skills to be employable.

Three months after the announcement, the company shared about ten million people have enrolled in a course from two hundred and thirty-one countries.

In November 2020, the Microsoft Africa team noted that nine hundred thousand people are from the Middle East and Africa (MEA).

This number doesn’t look like a lot looking at the population of the MEA region. With Microsoft noting connectivity as one of the challenges in the MEA region.

To try and get more people across the region skilled up, Microsoft is partnering with organizations and governments to achieve this. Offering additional funding and services.

In South Africa, Microsoft is pledging one hundred and fifty thousand dollars to Afrika Tikkun. To help further its efforts of recruiting fifty thousand job hunters to take participate in one of the learning paths.

So far, the popular learning paths in the free online courses include software development, customer service and data analysis.

Just seeing this opportunity, click to find out more and take advantage of the free courses from Microsoft.

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Free Microsoft Azure courseware to upskill during COVID-19

Free Microsoft Azure courseware to upskill during COVID-19

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If you have been planning to skill up on Microsoft’s cloud technology, Azure, here is an opportunity. No matter your level, GreyCampus is offering you their Azure courseware for free during this time of Covid-19.

The courses span; Azure Fundamentals, Microsoft 365 Fundamentals, Azure Administrator, Azure, Architect and Azure Developer.

While social distancing becomes the need of the hour, it calls for self-care, overall well-being and above all staying positive. During these times, we, at GreyCampus, believe learning is the gateway to growth, engagement and success.
We have taken an initiative to serve our patrons and community through a wide array of Microsoft official courseware being offered free of charge for a limited period.

The Azure courseware valued at between $800 to $2500 are free till August 2020. To access the courses, visit GreyCampus via this link and register. After registration you will recieve a license code to the registered email address with 24 hours. With the code, you can now start learning.

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