The UAE Ministry of Education has announced that it will join forces with Microsoft to up-skill its employees in the fields of data and AI.
Under the terms of the agreement, Microsoft will support the Ministry in its vision for up-skilling its workforce in accordance with the most up-to-date technological trends through its Microsoft Learning Partners Programme. The Ministry engineers will undergo various training paths selected from the areas of data science, artificial intelligence, big data, and others.
The Microsoft Professional Programme was designed to help IT professionals acquire job-ready, future-ready skills, and real-world experience through online courses, hands-on labs, and expert mentoring. The programme concentrates on skills that are currently in demand, including artificial intelligence, data science, Internet of Things, and cyber security.
“Our work in the field of education is part of our ongoing efforts to skill up the sector’s workforce in order to ensure they can achieve more,” said Anthony Salcito, Vice President Worldwide Education at Microsoft. “This partnership with the Ministry of Education will bolster the talents of its employees, empowering them to make a difference and deliver real value across the UAE education sector for years to come.”