Abu Dhabi: New government program to help improve digital literacy in the emirate – News

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Published: Tue, April 12, 2022, 4:14 PM

The Abu Dhabi School of Government (ADSG) has announced the launch of the “Future Shapers” program, which aims to unlock the digital career and leadership potential of Abu Dhabi employees.

The development of this program is part of ADSG’s efforts to build the digital capabilities and skills of Abu Dhabi employees and support the digital agenda of the Government of Abu Dhabi.

Created for both Abu Dhabi government employees and Abu Dhabi residents, the program provides unparalleled access to a community of like-minded peers and expert members of the tech industry, as well as to in-demand digital content and exclusive certifications for graduates who complete the program. It has adopted a flexible learning approach that allows participants to learn at their own pace.

After successfully completing the first week of the program’s 4-long “Challenge Phase”, 5,000 of the top students will be enrolled in the “Connection Phase”, which is a Nano-Degree Program scholarship focused on advanced course content, the real world. projects and expert reviews provided through weekly orientation sessions hosted by mentors and experts from the global technology education platform “Udacity”.


Sumaya Abdulaziz Al Hosani, Dean of ADSG, said, “This program is an exceptional opportunity for participants to develop the most in-demand skills and knowledge, which will ultimately enable them to become technology-savvy and focused professionals. on digital. At ADSG, we believe that digital literacy is a stable requirement for all employees in Abu Dhabi and we are confident that this program will be a positive step in bridging the future skills gap created by emerging technologies.

ADSG has successfully launched more than 23 training programs providing Abu Dhabi Government employees with the skills and expertise to enable them to participate in leading the future of Abu Dhabi Government in the fifty coming years.

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