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60,000 Abu Dhabi Government employees to get access to elite online courses

The Abu Dhabi School of Government has partnered with Coursera to provide training in areas such as data science, AI, leadership and digital transformation

More than 60,000 Abu Dhabi Government employees will be provided with access to 3,000 online courses from the world’s top universities to give people the skills needed in a workplace being changed by emerging technologies.

The Abu Dhabi School of Government has partnered with Coursera, one of the world’s leading online learning platforms, to provide professional training and development programmes for critical skills in areas such as data science, artificial intelligence, leadership and digital transformation.

The world’s most well known educational institutions such as Johns Hopkins, Duke and Stanford University are among the providers on the Coursera platform. Thirty courses will be fully in Arabic while 70 will have Arabic subtitles.

Solveig Nicklos, the dean of the Abu Dhabi School of Government and Jeff Maggioncalda, Coursera’s chief executive spoke to The National about their partnership ahead of the Milken Institute’s Mena Summit in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, where they were taking part in a discussion titled 'Building Tomorrow's Global Workforce'.

Full article: https://www.thenational.ae/uae/education/beyond-the-headlines-60-000-abu-dhabi-government-employees-to-get-access-to-elite-online-courses-1.824781