edX, Official Educational Partner of 'Dotnxt JADEER' Fourth Edition

23th September 2020

dotnxt JADEER, the pioneering capacity-building program in entrepreneurship and advanced technologies developed by AWJ Innovation, proudly announces its collaboration with edX, a leading global online learning platform from 2U, Inc, as the official educational partner for its fourth edition, open for registration now. This strategic partnership grants over 1,200 participants access to an extensive network of prestigious international universities and institutions, offering world-class education across various disciplines, including practical and technical skills in data science, machine learning, AI, business leadership, marketing, and project management within the built environment.

Over a period of 8 months, dotnxt JADEER will ensure that affiliates emerge with the dynamic, in-demand skills needed to succeed in today’s rapidly changing tech landscape, reflecting the program’s commitment to supporting national projects and startups, thus contributing to their growth and sustainability and aligning with Oman’s 2040 vision.

Dr. Yousuf Al Balushi, CEO of AWJ Innovation expressed, “We are thrilled to collaborate with a leading global educational platform like edX, which will empower Dotnxt JADEER affiliates to cultivate innovative ideas and equip them with the knowledge needed to confidently establish their technology startups in this growing market. This partnership aligns seamlessly with our mission of fostering collaborative relationships with esteemed institutions such as edX to maximize the benefits for ambitious Omani youth, ultimately enhancing Oman’s competitiveness on the global innovation map.”

“We are thrilled to join dotnxt JADEER for its fourth edition,” stated [Insert Spokesperson’s Name], [Spokesperson’s Title] at edX. “Our partnership underscores our unwavering commitment to delivering accessible, high-quality education on a global scale. It also plays a pivotal role in bridging the skills gap by offering a unique blend of academic excellence and online skills development. Following JADEER’s tremendous success in empowering more than 3,400 affiliates from Oman’s local talent, we aim to become a crucial partner in this new chapter, providing over 1,200 affiliates with access to our diverse array of high-level courses.”

edX is a global massive open online course provider founded by Harvard and MIT. It offers online university-level courses across a wide range of disciplines to students worldwide, including some courses at no cost. Additionally, edX conducts research on learning patterns based on user interactions with its platform. The platform is powered by the open-source software Open edX. 2U is the parent company, and edX serves as its global online learning platform and primary brand for products and services.

Dotnxt JADEER, proudly sponsored by Occidental Oman and supported by the National Employment Program, boasts a strong presence with over 1,200 participants across three distinct stages. This program serves as a crucial link between recent higher education graduates and the ever-evolving demands of local, regional, and global job markets. Participants acquire valuable skills in cutting-edge technologies, technological entrepreneurship, and other relevant fields. Moreover, it offers a platform for participants to connect with industry leaders and technology experts as they collaborate to shape a promising future for the technology sector.