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Saylor Academy and Samara University have recently partnered to offer more flexible tuition-free and low-cost learning opportunities for Samara University’s communities. 

Saylor Academy is a non-profit initiative that believes that education should be accessible to anyone, anywhere, and at any time. As part of our mission, we partner with organizations worldwide to help educate communities so they can improve their lives. Saylor partners with universities as well as nonprofits, NGOs and government entities, to promote skill development worldwide.

The Saylor Academy and Samara University Partnership

In support of this mission, Samara University and Saylor Academy will leverage Saylor Academy’s courses to help students build critical 21st century skills.  These courses earn free certificates that students can display on LinkedIN, post on Facebook or Twitter or link to in a website or personal portfolio.

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Saylor Academy and Samara University both recognize that people face complex barriers to education and skills, not least of which are time and financial resources. This partnership allows students to develop key skills on-demand, and will help them become even more competitive once they enter the marketplace. 

” We are very excited for Saylor Academy’s partnership with Samara University” says Jeff Davidson, Executive Director of Saylor Academy. “Samara’s industry leading programs with Saylor Academy’s digital skill development will create graduates who are well-skilled for an ever-changing job market.”  

”Samara University is thrilled about its partnership with Saylor Academy” stated Dr. Mohammed Usman Darasa, President of Samara University. “As we continue to move forward, investment in digital skill development like Saylor Academy will create even more opportunities for our students. ”

About Saylor Academy

Saylor Academy is a nonprofit initiative committed to making education accessible and affordable to all who need it.  We are doing so by creating free online courses, created by credentialed professors with teaching experience as well as industry-leading credentials.  Our courses are available for anyone to take at their own pace, and earn certificates or university credits to help them graduate or gain employment faster, and improve their and their families’ futures. We do not charge institutions to partner with us, and are always looking for like-minded organizations to expand our mission further. 

To learn how to partner with Saylor Academy, please contact Jacqueline Arnold, Director of Strategic Relationships and Communications, at [email protected]

About Samara University 

Samara University is one of the second-generation Universities in Ethiopia which was established in 2006 G.C in the Afar Regional state to accomplish the mission given to higher education by, community service and technological transfer for sustainable social, cultural, economic, political, scientific and technological development.