UAE-based Badiri Academy to open source content

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A UAE-based online learning platform is inviting individuals as well as public and private institutions worldwide to contribute educational content to its open-source platform. Badiri E-Academy says its online platform welcomes individuals and institutions who seek to maximise their outreach by connecting students, job seekers and entrepreneurs around the globe with their academic courses, vocational training and workshop materials, and research papers in both English and Arabic. Badiri E-Academy is an initiative of the Badiri Education and Development Academy, the education and capacity building arm of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA), Dr. Mona Al Ali, manager of Badiri Education and Development Academy, said that the E-Academy aims to reach one million beneficiaries over the next three years, especially entrepreneurs and employees looking to develop their skills in business management, project and self-development, by expanding its offerings to include content in seven languages, including Arabic, English, Spanish, Russian, Urdu, French and Spanish.

The content is available to learners for free “The initiative has been designed to enrich our open-source learning platform with new, innovative and varied materials from a multitude of sources that will serve as a single point of reference, allowing users to not just learn and upskill themselves, but more...