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The Oracle Academy Institute, Edinburgh 2012 Register for Free Now
see http://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/48156.html for contact details
- Increase student employability by gaining industry recognised certification
- 3 out of the 10 key in-demand skills are taught in Oracle courses*
- 37% increase worldwide in Oracle course demand in 2011
- Further your professional development
We recently announced that the Oracle Academy 2012 will be held in Edinburgh from Monday 23rd July – Friday 27th July 2012. This is the first time that the Academy will take place in the United Kingdom and, as a result, this provides an excellent, cost effective opportunity for teachers from across Britain to attend and further their professional development.
Give your students the opportunity to leave their studies with industry recognised certification, enrol on the Oracle Academy for FREE now! In March 2011, e-skills UK published research reporting that more IT jobs were advertised than there were people available to fill them.
“…it is essential for people working in IT, or looking to enter the IT industry, to acquire, update and develop the appropriate skills.” The National Skills Academy
Register Your Free Place Now
To assist you with registering your free place we have created an easy to follow step by step guide which can be downloaded here. The pdf guide contains active hyperlinks which direct you through the registration process. Oracle Academy The Oracle Academy program helps 1.5 million students in 95 countries gain industry-relevant skills prior to entering the workplace.
The Academy offers students in all educational institutions a complete, fully-supported curriculum of learning in software, hosted technology and faculty training, with industry-recognised certification. Introduction to Computer Science Designed for high schools, technical schools, and vocational schools, this program, provided at no cost to participants, includes a highly structured curriculum to help students master entry-level Database Programming (SQL/PLSQL) and related technical and business skills.
The course is mapped by the SQA to Higher and HND/C courses and you will hear more about this at the event. Professional Development The Oracle Academy also recognises the importance of providing accredited support to educators. To this end, the EMEA Institute provides a rigorous and certified professional development programme for teachers and lecturers. ‘Introduction to Computer Science’ prepares teachers and lecturers to teach the Academy’s database design and programming curriculum.
It includes ten weeks of online training and five days of in-class training, led by experienced Oracle Academy instructors at the Institute. For details of the virtual and in-class training click here.
If you have any specific questions then please contact Ollie who will be more than happy to help on 0141 357 2235.
Registration closes on 1 March, do not miss out!