Oracle signs accord with ICT Academy of Kerala

July 11, 2016

Software and cloud major Oracle on Monday announced a new collaboration with ICT Academy of Kerala (ICTAK) with the objective of educating 500,000 students in India annually through its academy.
With this collaboration, it is targeted to reach 6,000 students in Kerala in the next three years by Oracle Academy — the company’s flagship philanthropic educational program. 125 colleges in Kerala will become members of the Oracle Academy program as part of this partnership.

ICTAK and Oracle Academy will train 500 educators on its academic curriculum in Java Foundations, Java Programming, Java Fundamentals, Database Design, Database Foundations and Programming with SQL and Programming with PL/SQL. Additionally, ICTAK will deliver a customized course in Java fundamentals to students through the Government of Kerala’s Additional Skill Acquisition Program (ASAP).

In the three years to come ICTAK intends to utilize the Oracle Academy resources to have a string ICT education platform enabling 6,000 IT aspirants in having a successful careers prospects. This could also help meeting the growing demands for a highly-skilled technology workforce in Kerala, according to the company sources.