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.
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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.

MKU Signs Deal with Microsoft

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by Mathew Ndug’u and Jame Wakahiu

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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

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 only be beneficial to the institution but will also help in alleviation of societal challenges such as climatic changes.

“This is a great initiative that we hope will lead to economic development, increase workforce competitiveness, transition to a knowledge-based economy and help drive job creation,” he said.

Microsoft Head of Education, Middle East and Africa Simone Outarra said a team of six experienced developers will be deployed at the institution to develop digital solutions and called on students to not only become digital change agents but also maximise on the opportunity to improve their skills.

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