Omani Society for Education Technology (OSET) has officially acquired Dubai-based online Arabic courses marketplace Nadrus.com for an undisclosed amount.
Nadrus.com aims to help bridge the gap between formal education and the market skill demand. It claims to currently serve about 200,000 Arabic speaking learners and more than 150 educators in areas ranging from Microsoft Excel and Photoshop, to Android application development and programing.
"We believe OSET will help Nadrus.com have the impact we have been delivering to Arab learners across the region and increase its footprint in terms of content, quality of learning, and user base especially in the public sector where the society has a significant impact through policy making and adoption,” said Ahmad Al-Shagra, co-founder of Nadrus.com.
"With Nadrus.com reach and advanced technology, we at OSET found an excellent opportunity to catapult the way we serve the Omani society and Arab world by acquiring Nadrus.com we believe we're combining the strength of two leaders of industry in content and platform to deliver unprecedented value to Arab learners everywhere,” said Faisal Al-Balushi, chairman of OSET.