Oracle and Andhra Pradesh Information Technology Academy (APITA) have extended their agreement to impart industry-relevant IT skills to students by integrating Oracle Academy curriculum into the state’s education program.
As a part of the agreement, 375 faculty members will undergo specialized training on the Oracle Academy curriculum to drive students' in the state’s polytechnic, engineering, and degree colleges over the next three years. It will help prepare approximately 10,000 students from 200 institutions in the state to become career ready in the era of big data, mobility, cloud computing, and the Internet of Things.
“With APITA’s charter of creating readily employable graduates, we are constantly looking at partnerships that support this endeavor. Oracle Academy offers us a very modern and relevant curriculum that can prepare our students for careers in the field of IT. I am looking forward to working with Oracle,” said Dr. B.Sundar, IFS, CEO, Andhra Pradesh Information Technology Academy.
“We are very pleased to extend this partnership with APITA. There is a growing demand for a highly skilled technology workforce in India and in Andhra Pradesh. APITA has pioneered the state’s initiatives in developing its youth to prepare them for the workforce,” said Damian Haas, regional director, Oracle Academy, Oracle Asia Pacific.Oracle Academy was also the Knowledge Partner for the APITA Digital Summit 2017 held in Vijayawada on September 15, 2017. The event focused on challenges and opportunities for employability in the age of digital disruption.