22 AMA Schools from the Philippines Join the Oracle Academy
Up to 5,000 Students to Benefit from Industry-Leading Technology and Business Training Program
Manila, PHILIPPINES – July 10, 2009
22 AMA Education System schools have joined the Oracle Academy and will integrate its Advanced Computer Science and Enterprise Business Applications programs into their IT curricula.
Up to 5,000 students are expected to enroll in the program to help meet the demands of a growing IT sector in the Philippines.
The Oracle Academy provides students with access to world-class technical curriculum and hands-on experience with Oracle’s industry-leading database, middleware, and applications software.
Students who participate in the Oracle Academy develop vital business and technology skills, gaining a competitive advantage as they prepare to enter the global workforce of the 21st century.
Participating AMA campuses include Main Campus (Quezon City), Makati, Pasig, Las Piñas, Caloocan, East Rizal (Antipolo City), Davao, Fairview (Quezon City), Biñan (Laguna), Cavite, Sta. Cruz (Laguna), Calamba (Laguna), Lucena (Quezon), Tarlac, Lipa (Batangas), Santiago (Isabela), Olongapo (Zambales), Batangas, Bacolod (Negros Occidental), and Cagayan de Oro.
The Oracle Academy currently supports over 355,000 students from more than 1,400 educational institutions across the Asia Pacific region.
“The Oracle Academy is dedicated to preparing students for the 21st century workforce and to providing teachers with world-class professional development opportunities,” said Ryan Guadalquiver, Managing Director, Oracle Philippines. “Together, the Oracle Academy and AMA Education System are investing directly in the development of the Philippine information technology community to create advanced technical learning opportunities for students.”
“We are committed to helping our students become globally competitive knowledge workers,” said Dr. Amable C. Aguiluz Ix, President, AMA Education System. “We strongly believe the Oracle Academy program will help our students develop the technology skills they need to succeed in a global economy.”
The Oracle Academy and the Oracle Education Foundation’s initiatives reach over 1.2 million students worldwide. The Oracle Academy supports 850,000+ students in 91 countries. By partnering with schools, districts, and ministries that believe in early career preparation, the Oracle Academy helps students develop the technology and business skills required for 21st century careers. Participating institutions may integrate Oracle’s cutting-edge software and curriculum into their courses and avail their faculty to first-class professional development opportunities. To learn more, please visit http://academy.oracle.com..
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