Oracle Academy is a free educational program that advances computer science globally to drive knowledge, innovation, skills development, and diversity in technology fields. The program supports continuous computer science learning at all levels by providing a variety of free resources including technology, curriculum and courseware, student workshops, educator training, and Oracle industry certification and exam-preparation materials.
Students learn fundamental computer science concepts and develop their IT and business skills using the same software that supports thousands of Oracle customers across multiple industries. Educators keep pace with current technology through free, ongoing professional development.
“Oracle Academy resources allow me to deliver my courses using world-class materials that are accessible to the students from anywhere. Once you introduce Oracle Academy to your curriculum you will never look back.”
—William McRae, Computing Lecturer at Forth Valley College, Scotland, UK
In 2015 and 2016, Oracle Academy expanded its member benefits to include updated and new academic curricula in as many as seven world languages, three new computing workshops, student-oriented junior certifications, and new licenses to Oracle software programs for teaching and academic nonprofit research.
Oracle Academy is a proud, annual sponsor for JavaOne4Kids—one of the largest computer science conferences for kids in North America.
Oracle Academy is recognized around the world for supporting and delivering free, high-quality computer science education resources and events. Through partnerships with governments, ministries of education, and other organizations, Oracle Academy supports thousands of educational institutions and millions of students each year.
In April 2016, Oracle and the White House announced two major commitments to advance computer science education: the Computer Science for All initiative and Let Girls Learn. Oracle pledged more than US$200 million in direct and in-kind support to benefit more than 232,000 students nationwide through a powerful nexus of its corporate citizenship programs, including Oracle Academy, Oracle Education Foundation, Oracle Giving, Oracle Volunteers, Oracle Women’s Leadership, and Oracle Diversity and Inclusion.
Oracle Academy hosts a training workshop for educators in Egypt.
Students learn to code at the 2016 JavaOne4Kids conference in San Francisco, California.
Oracle Academy hosts a SQL training workshop for teachers in Tamil Nadu, India.
Oracle Academy and Oracle Volunteers teach Alice to students at the Teen Expo in Lagos, Nigeria.