Oracle Academy: Global Partnerships

Oracle Academy: Global Partnerships

Strengthening Our Commitment Globally

 

Oracle Academy supports thousands of educational institutions and millions of students each year through a variety of global partnerships.

UNITED STATES: In April 2016, Oracle and the White House announced two major commitments to advance computer science (CS) 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.

EUROPEAN UNION: In December 2016, Oracle announced a three-year investment of US$1.4 billion in direct and in-kind support to advance CS education throughout the European Union (EU). As part of this pledge, Oracle Academy aims to train 1,000 additional EU educators in CS, Java, and database instruction, and reach students in 1,000 additional EU educational institutions over three years.

EGYPT: In connection with the global dimension of Let Girls Learn, Oracle Academy plans to expand CS education in Egypt with an additional investment of nearly US$1 million in resources and services over four years. This collaboration with the Ministry of Education in Egypt and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will support computing education in nine new schools across the country focused on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

INDIA: In February 2016, Oracle CEO Safra Catz announced Oracle Academy’s plans to engage with schools and universities across India to provide CS education to more than half a million students annually in support of the Digital India and Skill India programs. Oracle Academy has already trained more than 3,000 teachers in Java and database instruction, and it announced four new partnerships in 2016.

VIETNAM: Oracle Academy teamed with Arizona State University under the USAID BUILD-IT project to help women in Vietnam become IT leaders. Oracle Academy was proud to support the Women in STEM conference in Danang in August 2016—the first of several initiatives to support CS programs at 15 universities across Vietnam.

In addition, Oracle Academy was presented with several awards by renowned institutions around the world, including:

  • 2015 Best Technology Partner Award; ICT Academy of Kerala, India
  • Most Valued Partner Award, 2016; Ministry of Education, China
  • Partner in Success for 2014-2015 Award; ICT Academy of Tamil Nadu, India
  • Education Business Awards—Innovation in Teaching and Employment; Greece
  • Bravo Sustainability Award; Greece
  • Moscow International Educational Fair Award; Russia