The German University in Cairo joins Red Hat Academy

The Egyptian institution to create the ‘the German University in Cairo Red Hat Academy’.

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The German University in Cairo joins Red Hat Academy The German University in Cairo can now offer a Red Hat-backed open source and Linux curriculum program.
By  David Ndichu Published  June 5, 2018

The German University in Cairo has joined the Red Hat Academy network.

Red Hat Academy is an open source, web-deployed and web-managed education program that provides turnkey curriculum materials to academic institutions to start and sustain an open source and Linux curriculum program.

Prof. Dr. Ahmed Elsayed El-Mahdy dean of information engineering and technology said, “We would like to express our happiness at the fruitful cooperation with Red Hat Academy which is considered the world's leading provider of open source technology solutions. This cooperation is in line with our vision of training students in order to create a cadre of highly qualified personnel with a high level of skill and proficiency to meet the requirements and expectations of the labour market. The courses offered by Red Hat Academy will improve the technical skills of students and support future open source contributors and innovators."

For more than a decade, Red Hat Academy has supplied high schools and institutions of higher education worldwide that have the required technology and support environments, with hands-on instruction, curriculum, labs, performance-based testing, and instructor support

Adrian Pickering, general manager, Red Hat Middle East and North Africa, said, “We’re pleased to have the German University in Cairo join us in this growing Red Hat Academy Program. To help students learn about Red Hat technologies and solutions and establish in-demand open source skills, we work closely with a variety of educational institutions. Now, with the support from the German University in Cairo, talents from Egypt will have the opportunity to get trained and certified in Red Hat’s most in-demand technologies and gain access to platforms that will help them connect to Red Hat communities and employment connections. We trust the German University in Cairo and their commitment to prepare Red Hat Academy students for a successful career in open source information technology.”

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