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City Colleges of Chicago drives tech program innovation with AWS Machine Learning University and Tech Alliance

City Colleges of Chicago (CCC)—the largest community college system in Illinois and one of the largest in the nation—participates in two no-cost Amazon Web Services (AWS) initiatives to advance and develop undergraduate technical programs. The AWS Machine Learning University Educator Enablement Program (MLU EEP) and the Skills to Jobs Tech Alliance connect early career talent to in-demand technical jobs globally, including in Illinois. Read this post to learn more.

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AWS Canada launches $5 million K12 Cyber Grant Program

Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the launch of the K12 Cyber Grant Program across Canada. To help public schools across Canada implement cloud-based cybersecurity solutions, AWS is investing $5 million CAD in AWS promotional credits to new and existing AWS customers. This program will allow school boards to improve their security posture and advance their ransomware protection. AWS has been architected to be the most flexible and secure cloud computing environment available today and our cloud infrastructure is secure by design and secure by default.

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Three ways the public sector can hire, train and retain skilled digital transformation teams

The UK Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is one of the largest government departments in the UK, with more than 90,000 employees in more than 800 locations. It’s responsible for making $266 billion in payments each year. The DWP is carrying out a large-scale digital transformation to improve its services and the way it interacts with citizens. Read this blog post to discover three lessons that DWP learned about hiring, training, and retaining while reshaping its digital approach.

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How EdTech and workforce development companies drive business success through AWS Marketplace

Recognizing the value that public sector and education buyers can realize through the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace, an increasing number of education technology (EdTech) and workforce development companies are listing their products there. In this post, we feature some of our top education and workforce sellers and highlight how listing on AWS Marketplace has positively impacted their business growth and goals.

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EU government employees can build cloud skills with new, no-cost AWS learning plans

Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the launch of new AWS learning plans for civil servants at this week’s AWS Public Sector Symposium in Brussels. The learning plans are designed specifically for European Union (EU) government agencies and are part of AWS’s ongoing commitment to public sector customers. Read this blog post to learn more about how AWS will help EU government employees build cloud skills and accelerate their agencies’ digital transformations.

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation and AWS launch Joint Innovation Center

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the establishment of the first AWS Joint Innovation Center (JIC) in Hong Kong at last fall’s AWS Startup Day. AWS JIC is a collaborative innovation program designed to help enterprises and institutions combine resources, incubate promising startups, and nurture digital talent that further strengthens Hong Kong’s technology ecosystem.

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New AWS survey reinforces need to accelerate AI fluency in healthcare

Access Partnership recently conducted a study commissioned by Amazon Web Services (AWS) on artificial intelligence (AI) skills across various industries globally. The results underscored the need to address low rates of AI fluency among healthcare leaders and employees, and this blog post provides a summary and analysis of the study’s key findings.

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AWS Tech Alliance introduced in India to bolster cloud talent pool

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is launching the Skills to Jobs Tech Alliance (Tech Alliance) in India to boost career readiness for learners entering the workforce and bridge the tech talent needs of the country’s employers. The new initiative will help align programs of study with in-demand, entry-level cloud roles in India, with the initial focus to prepare learners for roles such as cloud engineer, cloud administrator, and DevOps engineer.

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A tech pipeline for rural communities: West Virginia joins AWS Tech Alliance

Last year, Amazon Web Services (AWS) launched the AWS Skills to Jobs Tech Alliance to improve the employment gap by increasing tech skills globally. To kick off 2024, we are excited to announce West Virginia as the fourth state in the US to join the Tech Alliance, and the first to focus specifically on developing a tech pipeline to rural communities. Read this blog post to learn more about the Tech Alliance and its expansion to West Virginia.

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AWS Tech Alliance expands to Germany, Italy and Singapore

The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Skills to Jobs Tech Alliance expansion into three new countries carries the same mission of aligning education providers, employers, government agencies, and business conveners to grow tech skills in a specific geography. These new Tech Alliances in Germany, Italy, and Singapore will directly connect more than 3,500 learners to cloud employers throughout the 2023-2024 academic year. Read this blog post to learn more about this expansion.