2018 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship

Announcing Certiport's 2018 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship from September 1 2017 to April 30 2018!
In its 16th year, the competition attracted more than 560,000 candidates from 122 countries to demonstrate their superior skills in Microsoft Word®, Excel®, and PowerPoint®. Today culminated the most popular technology skills competition on Microsoft Office and the only one endorsed by Microsoft since its inception in 2002.
To enter the competition, students aged 13 to 22 took a qualifying Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification exam to demonstrate their mastery of Microsoft Office products. Regional competitions were held worldwide and 157 student finalists competed in the final round of competition in Anaheim, California, USA from July 31 – August 2, 2017.
To view the full press release, click here.

2018 Adobe Certified Associate World Championship

Announcing Certiport's 2018 Adobe Certified Associate World Championship from September 1 2017 to April 30 2018! In its 5th year, the competition attracted more than 110,000 candidates from 67 countries to prove their superior digital communications skills. Ana Katarina Charvet from Las Vegas, Nevada, USA won the top prize out of 47 finalists who came to the final round of competition at the Disneyland Resort Hotel in Anaheim, California, USA from July 31 – August 2, 2017. To enter the competition, students aged 13 to 22 took a qualifying Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification exam to demonstrate their mastery using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. To view the full press release, click here.

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MKU signs Sh300 million deal with Microsoft to digitise learning

Link: https://www.the-star.co.ke/counties/central/2019-05-16-mku-signs-sh300-million-deal-with-microsoft-to-digitise-learning/ GOING DIGITAL; Microsoft regional director for education Simone Ouattara with Mount Kenya University vice chancellor Stanley Waudo after they signed a partnership deal at the university's main campus in Thika town on Thursday, May 16, 2019Image: JOHN KAMAU Mount Kenya University has signed a deal with the multinational technology giant [...]

By | 2019-05-18T10:00:38+00:00 May 18th, 2019|Categories: Data Analytics, Data Science, Education Transformation, Kenya, Microsoft, MKU, News|0 Comments

MKU Signs Deal with Microsoft

by Mathew Ndug'u and Jame Wakahiu Link:http://epaper.peopledaily.co.ke/html5/reader/production/default.aspx?pubname=&edid=82dcbde6-3394-4d03-b5f0-81bd58c717f3&pnum=4 Mount Kenya University has signed a Sh 300 million education transformation pact with Microsoft Corporation for digitisation of learning for the institution. Dr Vincent Gaitho Speaking after the signing ceremony at the university, the institution’s Council Vice-Chairman Vincent Gaitho (pictured) said the initiative will not [...]

By | 2019-05-18T09:36:06+00:00 May 18th, 2019|Categories: Education Transformation, Kenya, Microsoft, MKU, News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Building a Strong Data Science Community in Kenya

Zindi (www.zindi.africa) is pleased to introduce its platform to the Kenyan community, at its first networking event in Nairobi, this October. | Press Release: October 1 2018 | | Nairobi- Kenya | The Zindi Data Science competition platform will be launched by the CEO, Mrs. Celina Lee, at a breakfast meeting to be held [...]

Media Release: Tabarin Consulting Makes the Very Best Cloud Services Available Via New Webstore Mechanism

Customers set to benefit from alternative method of product and service delivery Nairobi, Kenya May 18 2018 Tabarin Consulting, today announced it was making the latest industry products available via its new webstore, leveraging its relationships with top-class cloud providers and offering its customers easy access to the globe’s best cloud products and services. In [...]

By | 2018-05-16T10:16:05+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: Cloud, Cloud Solutions Provider, Kenya, Microsoft, News|0 Comments

Certiport Presents the 2017 Microsoft Office Specialist World Champions

Winners Top 560,000 Competitors from 122 Countries in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Anaheim, CA – August 7, 2017 The winners of the 2017 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship have been announced by Certiport, the leading test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets. In its 16th year, the competition attracted more [...]

By | 2017-08-14T10:05:28+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Certiport, Kenya, Microsoft, MOSWC, News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Tabarin Consulting Crowns Microsoft Office Specialist National Champions in Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya – May 19 2017 Tabarin Consulting, the local authorized partner for Certiport, Inc. (www.certiport.com), a Pearson VUE business and a Microsoft Academic Education Partner, announced the 2017 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) National Champions in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, culminating the most popular technology skills competition on Microsoft Office locally and the only one [...]

By | 2018-05-12T12:58:42+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Categories: Certiport, Kenya, Microsoft, MOSWC, News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

2017 Microsoft Office Specialist Kenya & World Championship

The 2017 #Microsoft Office Specialist (#MOS) National Championships officially closed on Thursday, May 4 2017 and we are happy to announce the winners of the national championships for this season. The student competitors were ranked on the basis of the best score best time scored for entries between September 1 2016 and May 4 2017. [...]

By | 2017-05-22T17:15:33+00:00 January 22nd, 2017|Categories: Certiport, Kenya, Microsoft, MOSWC|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Certiport Crowns Microsoft Office Specialist World Champions

Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint Gurus Top 700,000 Competitors Worldwide Salt Lake City, UTAH – August 15, 2016 http://www.certiport.com/portal/desktopdefault.aspx?page=Common/PageLibrary/release_08152016-Certiport_Crowns_2016_MOS_WorldChampions.html Certiport (www.certiport.com), a Pearson VUE business, the leading test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, today announces the 2016 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) World Champions in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, culminating [...]

By | 2018-05-12T12:58:44+00:00 September 20th, 2016|Categories: Certiport, Kenya, Microsoft, MOSWC, News|0 Comments

Kenya’s first to get a PERFECT SCORE in Microsoft Office Specialist PowerPoint!

Congratulations to Ayisha Murali Pirani of Northpole Education Centre for being Kenya's first to get a PERFECT SCORE of 100% in Microsoft Office Specialist PowerPoint 2013! The pass mark for certification is 700/1000 points. Exams are primarily performance-based and conducted in a "live" or simulated environment. MOS 2013 presents the candidate with a project to [...]

By | 2016-06-09T09:09:18+00:00 June 9th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Certiport, Kenya, Microsoft, MOSWC, News|0 Comments

Virtual Learning Solutions has its first three teachers passing Microsoft Certified Educator

March 30, 2016 Nairobi This week three teachers passed their Microsoft Certified Educator certification at Virtual Learning Solutions (VLS), a Certiport authorized testing centre at Riverside Drive in Nairobi. VLS specializes in training of teachers and students in digital literacy and Teaching with Technology (TwT) with subsequent certification in these global certifications. VLS has plans [...]