Microsoft pushes $50 Million in Higher Education Resources

Microsoft has committed up to $50 million in higher education resources, training and certifications through the Microsoft Education Alliance Program agreement. As part of the agreement, the company will provide resources and tools for short-term work-force training and higher education enhancements. The announcement was made at the Education Leaders Forum, a one-day forum jointly organized by […]

Microsoft has committed up to $50 million in higher education resources, training and certifications through the Microsoft Education Alliance Program agreement. As part of the agreement, the company will provide resources and tools for short-term work-force training and higher education enhancements. The announcement was made at the Education Leaders Forum, a one-day forum jointly organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and Microsoft, where more than 150 ministers of education, senior education officials and policy advisors are discussing how governments and universities can take full advantage of e-technology’s potential to address the current knowledge and skills challenges facing higher education.

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