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Ministry of Communication and Informatics Collaborates with Oracle Academy to Equip Students and Teachers Across 100 Institutions in Indonesia with IT Skills for the Future

The initiative aims to develop core computing knowledge and skills for the future of work for 1,200 educators and 15,000 students across the country

JakartaMay 10, 2022
Ministry of Communication

The Ministry of Communication and Informatics (MCI) in Indonesia and Oracle Indonesia have signed an agreement to integrate Oracle Academy programs into MCI’s initiatives on the  Digital Talent Scholarship, Fresh Graduate Academy (DTS FGA) program. Aimed at training 1,200 educators and 15,000 students across Indonesia over the next 4 years, the collaboration provides a platform for more than 100 higher education institutes in the country to join Oracle’s philanthropic educational program. Oracle Academy offers institutions and educators access to a wide range of teaching and educational resources, including curriculum, teaching, and learning resources, software, cloud technology, practice environments, and much more.

The DTS FGA program is a competency improvement program in the ICT field that focuses on delivering training to final-year college students and fresh university graduates in partnership with leading tech organizations. The agreement can help enable MCI to provide graduates with career-ready technology skills to help improve their employability with the digital skills they need for career success.

“We welcome the opportunity to partner with Oracle Academy to support the Digital Talent Scholarship Program, particularly in the Fresh Graduate Academy. Subjects focusing on Oracle technologies are part of the core competencies needed by various industries. Through Oracle Academy, we hope this education can upgrade student and graduate skills and capacities to attract employment opportunities and become world-class entrepreneurs”, said Hary Budiarto, Head of Agency for Research and Human Resources Development, The Ministry of Communications, and Informatics of the Republic of Indonesia.

This collaboration can enable educators to keep up with ever-changing technologies and software to help prepare students for their future, empowering them to facilitate innovative student learning in and outside the classroom. Students and faculties will have access to key curricula, including Java Fundamentals, Java Foundations, Java Programming, Artificial Intelligence with Machine Learning in Java, Database & Design & Programming with SQL, Oracle Application Express-Application Development Foundations, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Foundations I and II, and Primavera P6 Professional Project Management Fundamentals.

“Computing knowledge and skills can open doors to a wide variety of careers across industries. Oracle Academy is working closely with educators around the world to help bring computer education to millions of students and help change lives. We are excited to support the DTS initiative and help Indonesian students prepare for success with hands-on computing experience and real-world tech skills. This collaboration with MCI reinforces our commitment to helping students become technology innovators and leaders,” said Davian Omas, Managing Director, Oracle Indonesia.

About Ministry of Communication and Informatics (MCI)

Indonesia’s Ministry of Communication and Informatics has been developing concrete ICT infrastructure in the ground and space sectors. The provision of ICT infrastructure is an effort to improve Indonesia’s territorial integrity, where ICT infrastructure is the community’s primary need in an era in which ICT is no longer deemed luxurious or a privilege. On a macro level, to strengthen digital connectivity and digital transformation, the Ministry of Communication and Informatics will accelerate the development of ICT infrastructure and ICT digital talents.

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