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Empowering people and institutions, and improving lives through training and capacity development for all.

Mada Academy is the Mada premium training hub that aims at empowering people and institutions, and improving lives through engaging and inspiring training and capacity development for all. Mada Academy works to promote open and inclusive digital education opportunities, and provides quality accessible online and blended training courses, as well as face-to-face training workshops, in a wide range of cutting-Edge topics, with a focus on information and communication technologies (ICTs) accessibility, assistive technology, and inclusive education.

About Mada Academy

Mada Academy serves as a center of excellence in training, professional development, and lifelong learning for all. Mada Academy works to promote open and inclusive digital education opportunities in Qatar and beyond, and offers a large selection of technology-enhanced training activities, delivered within various training modalities, such as:

  • In-person Instructor-led Training (face-to-face)
  • Online Instructor-led Training
  • Webinars or Virtual Training
  • Open Online Self-Paced Training
  • Blended Training

Training & Capability Building

During the period from January 2024:

Training workshops
7

Training Workshops

Training hours
27

Training hours

Attendees
93

Attendees

During the period from January 2023 to December 2023:

Training workshops
70

Training Workshops

Training hours
228

Training hours

Attendees
987

Attendees

Topics

Assistive Technology (AT)
Assistive Technology

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Culture

Policy and Best Practices
Policy & Best Practices

Mada ICT-AID aligned OER Hub

As part of its endeavors to enabling equal opportunities for all to access education and to fostering lifelong learning harnessing the power of ICT and the tremendous potential of Open Educational Resources OER, Mada launched the “Mada ICT-AID Competency Framework OER Hub” to be the Mada branded Hub on OER Commons where ICT-AID aligned OER are aggregated, curated and managed through collections, and groups, and development tools. The community of inclusive education and ICT accessibility experts, advocates, educators and learners can discover ICT-AID aligned open content, and connect with others to improve inclusive practices

Mada ICT-AID aligned OER Hub

Mada ICT-AID Competency Framework

Mada ICT-AID Competency Framework is aimed at providing the community with a framework that can be used as a tool to assist educational institutions, organizations and individuals in delimiting the required relevant competencies in the ICT accessibility and inclusive design field. This open framework can be harnessed to create curricula, learning resources and teaching materials on ICT accessibility and inclusive design, and also to make other courses accessible.

Mada ICT-AID Competency Framework Website

ICT-AID Aligned Resources

Our Partners

Arab ICT Accessibility Expert Group “AIAEG”

The Arab ICT Accessibility Expert Group by Mada “AIAEG”, an initiative from Mada Center Qatar, was established to unify the Arabic efforts and to establish the first expert hub in the region dedicated to Digital Accessibility.

Arab ICT Accessibility Expert Group “AIAEG” Website