Oracle Academy on Wednesday announced a collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Education of Nigeria (FMoE) to create new computing education pathways for Nigerian students.
Through the agreement, FMoE plans to integrate Oracle Academy computer science curriculum and resources across 10,000 academic institutions across the country, reaching over 1.5 million students within the regions. Over the next three years, Oracle Academy will also facilitate the training of 4,000 educators at the secondary and higher education levels to teach computer science. Speaking after signing the MoU, the Permanent secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Arch, Sonny Echono, said, “As we are all aware, ICT has become the driver of competitiveness in the world today. It has redefined efficiency and productivity, and changed the dynamics of the world of work.