[From Oracle Corp.
LOS ANGELES 10-JUL-2006 Oracle today welcomed more than 220 educators from around the globe to the seventh annual Oracle Academy Institute, held at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) campus from July 10-21, 2006. The Institute is an intensive professional development forum for teachers, preparing them to teach the Oracle Academy curriculum. In addition to the UCLA Institute, the Oracle Academy also offers training events in Estonia, India, the Philippines and Romania to help quickly train future Oracle Academy teachers to meet growing demand for the program.
The Oracle Academy is a partnership between Oracle and secondary schools, designed to equip students with database, SQL, Java programming, and general business skills. Oracle works directly with participating schools to provide extensive teacher training, ongoing professional development and support, a state-of-the-art curriculum, and an online learning and development environment.
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