Oracle has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ICT Academy of Kerala (ICTAK) to implement Oracle Academy’s computer science programs across 60 institutes in Kerala, India, over the next two years.
Oracle Academy software curriculum, hosted technology, training, support and certification resources are expected to be made available to students and faculty. This apart, 120 faculty members will undergo training to assist 6,000 students.
As per the MoU, Oracle will offer a train-the-trainer course to assist faculty representatives to become instructors for six courses, including Creating Java Programs with Greenfoot, Java Fundamentals, Java Programming, Database Design, Database Programming with SQL, and Programming with PL/SQL.
More than 2.2 million students in 96 countries benefit from Oracle Academy. In India, Oracle Academy programs supports more than 240,000 students at more than 1300 educational institutions.
Krishna Sistla, senior director, Oracle Academy, Oracle Asia Pacific and Japan, said: “Access to good computer science education is a defining 21st century social issue.”