UAE’s National Program for AI unveils ‘Learn AI Platform’ for youth

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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The UAE’s National Program for Artificial Intelligence launched the “Learn AI Platform” to enhance students’ and youth’s awareness about the latest advancement in the field of AI and its impact on the future.

The platform connects young people with the most prestigious colleges and academic institutions that provide courses in a variety of specializations within this key field, as well as government and private sector organizations that offer scholarships.

The initiative aims to provide a comprehensive AI awareness-raising platform, prepare a new generation of skilled Emiratis and further enables students and high school graduates to make use of the best available options to pursue academic fulfillment and promote their future careers and pave the way for their development, self-realization and skills enhancement, and enhance their active participation in building the future of the UAE.

Omar Sultan Al Olama
Omar Sultan Al Olama
Minister of State
Artificial Intelligence

“The Learn AI Platform supports youth, students and high school graduates interested in AI technologies to deeply investigate this field. It is designed to identify the accredited courses and the universities that provide high-quality education. This goes in line with the directions of the UAE government to pioneer in adopting AI technologies and solutions, being a key pillar of development and driving change in all aspects of life.”

The platform enables future talents to serve the UAE and contribute to a better future for their societies by utilizing reliable data about vital disciplines that best match the needs of the future labor market.

The Ministry of Presidential Affairs, the Ministry of Education, the Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority (TDRA), Dubai Police, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), DP World, Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), and Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC), Mohammed bin Zayed University for Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI), and Khalifa University are among the partner ministries, federal and local government entities, and universities.

The National Program for Artificial Intelligence intends to assist AI and robotics, as well as other related technologies, in order to enrich, enhance, and enforce government initiatives and programs across all sectors, including social and community development, government services, global partnerships, information dissemination, insights and analytics, and national security.

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