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Essential elements

Red Hat academic hands-on instruction and performance-based testing

Red Hat® Academy provides high schools and higher education institutions worldwide the technology and support to offer Red Hat courses and exams. Red Hat Academy outfits schools with hands-on instruction, curriculum and labs, performance-based testing, and educator support.

The Red Hat Academy curriculum is offered across many of Red Hat’s most popular platform, middleware, and cloud technologies. Courses are available in North America and select European and Asia-Pacific countries. Contact your Red Hat Training representative for a complete list of course titles in your region.

Red Hat Academy Partners

Key benefits of the Red Hat Academy partnership

What do Vanderbilt University, the University of Stirling in Scotland, and Yuba K-12 School District in Northern California have in common? Along with thousands of other institutions around the world, they've chosen Red Hat to enable their IT infrastructures and encourage students to learn in new and exciting ways.

  • Comprehensive web-based and mobile-friendly textbooks, with select content available in local languages
  • Integrated tests and quizzes
  • Robust lab environment with self-checking feature
  • Student management utilities
  • Instructor training
  • Certification exam vouchers
  • Red Hat email support
  • Access to Red Hat communities and employment connections on Certification Central

Red Hat and Education

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Program overview

Learn more about Red Hat Academy's hands-on curriculum for academic programs.

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Policies guide

Read about Red Hat Academy policies on curriculum, courses, technical support, and more.

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See how Red Hat Academy can be integrated into your school's curriculum in an on-demand webinar.

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We were having trouble coming up with a good, solid, rigorous Linux curriculum. We had an opportunity to become a member of the Red Hat Academy, and we jumped on it and never looked back.

Lee Toderick Teaching Instructor, East Carolina University, United States Watch the video


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