The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) recently launched the e-Learning Portal Initiative in the Federal Government "Al-Mawred", which is an advanced smart training platform that serves Federal Government employees, develops their behavioral and specialized skills, and provides them with innovative and general electronic and specialized training programs and courses that meet their needs, The portal also strengthens employees’ competencies and enables them to keep pace with the labor market xhanges, in light of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
In this regard, Leila Obaid Al Suwaidi, Executive Director of Programs and Human Resources Planning Sector at the Authority, explained that Al Mawrid www.al-mawrid.ae, launched by the Authority in late November, 2019 was received with great enthusiasm by the Federal Government employees. The portal offers dozens of training programs in various fields, with over 28 thousand of visiting employees, 8000 of them interacted with the programs offered, while 4000 employees obtained a certificates of completion in the available training programs.
She said: “The Authority has concluded contracts with universities and educational institutions, specialized firms and leading international organizations, to provide expert training and development leading to professional certification, electronic training courses and programs, and educational materials for Federal Government employees at competitive prices.
“Al Mawrid Portal has originally been launched in line with the Federal Government's directions towards investing in artificial intelligence, enhancing the Federal Government employees’ skills and ensuring continuous learning, as well as providing them with the best and latest kind of training by investing in modern technology.”
HE stressed that the Authority aims through the initiative, to develop the employees’ knowledge, skills and capabilities, so that they can cope with the rapidly changing needs of global labor market by acquiring reliable electronic training, at any time, and from anywhere in the world.
She indicated that the Federal Government’s e-Learning Portal Initiative “Al Mawrid" is an added value to the series of innovative training initiatives launched by the Authority at the Federal Government level developed over the past years.
“The initiative clearly shows the Authority’s keenness to train and develop human resources in ministries and federal entities, enhance their competencies and skills in a way that increases the efficiency of the UAE Government, and realizes the aspirations the country’s wise leadership,” she noted.
She explained that the portal provides the Federal Government employees with wider training options and a variety of programs that meet their training needs, as well as enable them to attend a number of programs offered by a group of international companies and institutions that grant specialized certificates in various fields.