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ElSewedy Technical Academy signs partnership agreement with Oracle Academy in Egypt

Jane Richardson
Senior Director, EMEA

On October 21, 2020, the ElSewedy Technical Academy (STA) celebrated the graduation of a new cohort of honors top students while signing a cooperation agreement with Oracle for Oracle Academy to  provide free curriculum, information technology, and access to services including Oracle Autonomous Database.

This agreement will help train the school’s educators in the latest industry-relevant technologies so they can pass on the knowledge and skills to their students, and provide membership discounts on international Oracle certification exam fees.

El Sewedy Technical Academy is a not-for-profit institution, powered by El Sewedy Electric Foundation, providing three-year secondary level programs under the auspices of the Ministry of Education and Technical Education.

STA was established in 2011 as a commitment to enhance the technical education and vocational education system in Egypt and the region; since then STA has expanded to serve other industries. STA acquired the international Quality Management Certificate ISO 29990 in 2018, becoming the first TVET school in the region with this certificate.

STA and Oracle Academy will work together to support Egyptian students to learn to code and program objects with the aim of fulfilling STA‘s 2020-2025 vision and strategy of providing its students with Oracle Academy state-of-the-art curricula and Oracle industry certification opportunities. In addition, collaboration with Oracle Academy will utilize our programs’ online resources to support national vocational education in Egypt. 

To adapt to the current changing educational landscape and need for online delivery of educational content, governments and education stakeholders are interested in hosted resources where they can educate their students anytime, anywhere. This collaboration will allow STA to use their Oracle Academy membership to provide access to the latest teaching and learning resources to their teachers and students

Oracle Academy continues Oracle’s commitment to education in Egypt, which spans many years and provides Egyptian educators and their students with free resources to teach and learn computing. This includes curriculum, learning resources, Oracle cloud technologies, software, support, and professional certification resources.

With Oracle Academy, students receive hands-on experience with the latest technologies, helping make them college and career ready in the era of cloud computing, artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science, the Internet of Things, and beyond.

Our thanks go to our Oracle colleagues for working on this valuable partnership:

Bassel Mubarak, Senior Director Technology, LEENA, & Managing Director, Oracle Egypt

Mohamed El Faramawy, Senior Sales Manager, Apps, Egypt

Tamer Gamal, Technology Sales Director

Wassim ElKot Sales Manager , Apps

Ola Ramadan, Oracle Academy Country Manager, MENA



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