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An agreement between Orange Jordan and PSUT within the Orange Center for Digital Development and Innovation

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 11:15

An agreement between Orange Jordan and PSUT within the Orange Center for Digital Development and Innovation

 

Orange Jordan recently signed an agreement with Princess Sumaya University for Technology, allowing the company to give the University’s students the opportunity to benefit from its Coding School programs. The Coding School is an initiative that falls within the Orange Center for Digital Development and Innovation project. The aim is to improve educational outcomes in digital disciplines in particular and to prepare young men and women for the job market and entrepreneurial opportunities by providing them with the most important skills and practical training.

Orange Jordan is set to continue its cooperation with PSUT in several important areas. The University accredits training certificates issued by the Programming Academy from Orange to improve the opportunities for its graduates to find employment in the IT sector. Orange also provides scholarships to outstanding PSUT students at the bachelor’s and master’s levels. The two parties are also working together in the Orange AI Startup Incubator.

Under the agreement, which was signed by Orange Jordan’s CEO, Thierry Marigny, and PSUT’s President, Prof. Mashhour Al-Refai, the University’s students will benefit from the Coding School's programs, including practical training, workshops and various events to help students prepare for their career or entrepreneurship.

Thierry Marigny stressed the importance of this step in increasing the number of those who stand to benefit from the company’s free digital programs in Jordan, especially as it provides PSUT students with digital education through the Coding School which embodies Orange’s concept of “training for employment”. He pointed out the strategic partnership that brings together Orange Jordan and PSUT to keep pace with global technical developments.

Al-Refai praised the depth of cooperative relations between PSUT and Orange Jordan, stressing that the University, under the directives of HRH Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan, Chair of its Board of Trustees, seeks to strengthen bridges of cooperation with major national institutions and work to interact with them.

Al-Refai praised the idea of ​​the Coding School programs, and thanked Orange Jordan for its great and fruitful efforts in providing all means of support and training for PSUT’s students, working to enhance their practical and applied skills, and preparing them to meet the requirements of the labor market.

The Coding School is part of the Orange Group and GIZ partnership, funded by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) on behalf of the German government to enhance youth opportunities in the labor market and support entrepreneurship and digital innovation in 14 countries in the Middle East and Africa region, including Jordan.