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Oracle Partners with ICT Academy of Tamil Nadu to Help Students Develop Critical IT Skills- By Oracle Academy

The Oracle Academy to train 640 instructors from 400 + colleges within three years.

Chennai, July 21, 2010

News Facts

  • The Oracle Academy and ICT Academy of Tamil Nadu (ICTACT) have signed a memorandum of understanding to support 400+ colleges in Tamil Nadu through the Oracle Academy program.
  • The Oracle Academy is a cutting-edge program that provides global education institutions with industry-leading software, curriculum, support, and certification resources that faculty can integrate into their classrooms. As a result, students gain hands-on experience with the latest technologies and develop skills that help them excel in the 21st century workplace.
  • The Oracle Academy will provide software, technical support, access to curriculum and faculty professional development to institutions enrolled in the Oracle Academy’s ‘Introduction to Computer Science’ and ‘Advanced Computer Science programs. These programs will benefit 250,000 students across the state within three years.
  • Through the ‘Introduction to Computer Science’ program, the Oracle Academy will provide the following to participating colleges:
    • 300 hours of curriculum for Database design, Programming with SQL and Programming with PL/SQL.
    • 120+ hours of professional development for 240 instructors by July 2011.
    • Access to a hosted online environment to conduct their classes.
  • Through the ‘Advanced Computer Science’ program, colleges will receive software licenses for Oracle 11g Database, Application Software and Developer Suite; 24 x 7 technical support and access to curriculum developed by Oracle. Furthermore, 200 faculty members will receive free training on Oracle 11g while all other faculty will receive discounts to attend training. Students will receive discount vouchers for their certification exams.
  • Today, more than one million students in 91 countries are enrolled in the Oracle Academy program. In India, currently over 58,000 students from 350+ educational institutions benefit from the Oracle Academy program.

Supporting Quotes

  • “Through Corporate Citizenship, Oracle has made great efforts to extend the reach of education and technology to students throughout India,” said Mr. Bhaskar Pramanik, Managing Director, Oracle India. “Oracle continues to be committed to investing in education programs to help young people gain vital skills needed for IT and business careers.”
  • “We believe, the Oracle Academy program will help students of Tamil Nadu to enhance the necessary skills required in the 21st century and provide them with huge opportunities to succeed as individuals,” said Mr. Krishna Sistla, Senior Director, Oracle Education Initiatives, Oracle Asia Pacific.
  • “One of ICTACT’s main charters is to improve the quality of students graduating from institutes and colleges in Tamil Nadu to make them industry ready and immediately employable,” said Mr. M. Sivakumar, Chief Executive Officer, ICTACT. “By introducing the Oracle Academy program into academia, we are confident that our students will gain a competitive advantage as they prepare to enter the global workforce of the 21st century.”

Supporting Resources
About the Oracle Academy
The Oracle Academy and the Oracle Education Foundation’s initiatives reach over 1.5 million students worldwide. The Oracle Academy supports one million students in 91 countries. By partnering with schools, districts, and ministries that believe in early career preparation, the Oracle Academy helps students develop the technology and business skills required for 21st century careers. Participating institutions may integrate Oracle’s cutting-edge software and curriculum into their courses and avail their faculty to first-class professional development opportunities.

About ICT Academy of Tamil Nadu
ICTACT is a non-profit autonomous organisation formed by a consortium of Government of India, Government of Tamil Nadu and CII.

About Oracle

Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) is the world's most complete, open, and integrated business software and hardware systems company.

Oracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle Corporation and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

For more information, please visit or contact:

Vandana Shenoy
Oracle India
Tel: 0124 4328156





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