𝐇𝐄𝐂 and 𝐌𝐢𝐜𝐫𝐨𝐬𝐨𝐟𝐭 𝐋𝐚𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐡 𝐋𝐚𝐫𝐠𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐅𝐫𝐞𝐞 𝐒𝐤𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐬 𝐈𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐒𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 in Pakistan
𝐇𝐄𝐂 and 𝐌𝐢𝐜𝐫𝐨𝐬𝐨𝐟𝐭 𝐋𝐚𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐡 𝐋𝐚𝐫𝐠𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐅𝐫𝐞𝐞 𝐒𝐤𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐬 𝐈𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐒𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 in Pakistan.
The Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan, and Microsoft today signed the Education Transformation Agreement (ETA) in Pakistan with the announcement of 100,000+ free Technology certifications for university students across Pakistan.
Microsoft and HEC collaboration reimagines the education landscape, empowers the next generation of students, and bridges the gap between knowledge and employability.
Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Rana Tanveer Hussain was the chief guest on the occasion. Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Youth Affairs Ms. Shaza Fatima, Chairman HEC Prof. Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed, Mr. Jibran Jamshed, Microsoft Country Lead, Executive Director HEC Dr. Shaista Sohail, Vice Chancellors, faculty, and students attended the ceremony. Moreover, hundreds of students and faculty members participated in the ceremony from their universities through online mode.
This academic alliance aims to train our young generation in cutting-edge technologies including, but not limited to, Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security, Business Applications, Office Automation / Productivity tools, etc.
Microsoft will provide several services to all Higher Education Institutions in leveraging new technologies to make learning inclusive, personalized, and student-centric through knowledge transfer workshops and training on trending Microsoft technologies.