Partnership between Google and Emirates Foundation on Arabic language initiative

Google has reported it is declaring its Arabic language digital skills initiative with another association with the Abu Dhabi government.

Through its humanitarian arm, the tech mammoth will concede the Emirates Foundation $300,000 to extend the scope and dipersal of its Maharat min Google training programmes in the UAE.

The digital skills trainings and career pathway programs will take off to 5,000 jobless youth in country zones and underserved communities, and will plan to assist set them up for and secure occupations.

The Emirates foundation is an Abu Dhabi Government activity to encourage youth strengthening and employment in the UAE.

The programmes will carry an objective to have 50 percent of training conveyed to ladies.

Originated in April, the Maharat min Google program has conveyed training to progressively 100,000 students over the Middle East, gathering mover 560,000 hours across 100 exercises and 26 core points in digital marketing, involving e-Commerce, social media, video, data analytics and search engine marketing,.

Trainings conveyed have prompted 15 percent of occupation searchers saying they have found an occupation, with 20% of information searchers saying they have developed in their profession as a result of the program, as indicated by a survey by Ipsos.

Director of Programs at Emirates Foundation, Mohamed Al Hosani said, “Our partnership with Google is a critical part of our model of Youth Development which is about solving social problems systemically and at scale.”

He included, “This requires more than just funding. By partnering with the private sector, we offer youth a unique opportunity for advanced skills development that will prepare them for the job market. We look forward to working with Google – only collectively can we achieve our goal of creating a positive and permanent impact on the lives of young people in the UAE.”

Google has reported it is looking for increasingly neighborhood associations over the region with governments, universities, private-sector businesses and nonprofits to extend the program.

Regional Head of Marketing, Middle East & North Africa at Google, Tarek Abdalla said, “Maharat Min Google is an all-Arabic and free one stop shop online platform on everything from building a website to marketing your business around the world. Earlier this year, we set out to do our part to fill this [digital skills] gap. through and we’ve been working with partners to help all Arabic speakers, whether they are students, employed individuals or job seekers to grow their skills, careers, and businesses through our digital skills program.”

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