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.

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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

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

Microsoft Office Specialist World Championships For Students Starts In Kenya

In the news: Microsoft Office Specialist World Championships For Students Starts In Kenya http://www.techweez.com/…/microsoft-office-specialist-worl…/ Microsoft East Africa today announced the start of the East African regional qualifications rounds of the 2016 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championships (MOSWC). This global competition invites top students from across the globe to represent their respective countries to showcase their [...]

By | 2018-05-12T12:58:47+00:00 November 11th, 2015|Categories: Certiport, Kenya, Microsoft, MOSWC, News|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Microsoft office specialist world championship 2016 launched

In the news: Microsoft office specialist world championship 2016 Edition launched via Kenya Tech News Kachwanya.com ‪#‎MOSWCKenya‬ ‪#‎InspiredMe‬ ‪#‎GetCertified‬ http://www.kachwanya.com/…/microsoft-office-specialist-wo…/… “Education is the most powerful weapon which you use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela said. If the government has failed to implement the education system through infrastructure, ICT is the only move that will [...]

By | 2018-05-12T12:58:48+00:00 November 9th, 2015|Categories: Certiport, Kenya, Microsoft, MOSWC, News|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Public library joins hands with Microsoft to offer ICT courses

Link: http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/Public-library-joins-hands-with--Microsoft-to-offer-ICT-courses/-/1248928/2755490/-/item/0/-/vkh1pn/-/index.html By MAGDALENE WANJA Kenya National Library Service (KNLS) has partnered with Microsoft to launch online ICT courses. KNLS’ ICT officer James Wachira said the system is available in its 60 branches across the country, giving people from all communities a chance to acquire the much needed IT skills which are used in many computer software [...]

By | 2016-03-17T08:26:12+00:00 June 19th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Certiport, Kenya, Microsoft, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Microsoft, Certiport, KNLS and GEMS to train 1m IT Scholars

Read more at: http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/business/article/2000152878/microsoft-certiport-knls-and-gems-to-train-1m-it-scholars NAIROBI, KENYA: Certiport, the leading provider of certification exam development, delivery and program management services worldwide, in partnership with Microsoft, Kenya National Library Services, GEMS Cambridge International School and the Ministry of Information Communication and Technology Tuesday launched a campaign targeting over 1 Million young technology scholars in the next 5 [...]

#InspiredMe to train 1 Million IT scholars

Source: http://techmoran.com/microsoft-kenya-national-library-service-train-1-million-scholars/ A new campaign dubbed #InspiredMe has been launched to train, qualify and certify more than 1 Million young technology scholars in the next 5 years in a move expected to propel the lives of millions of young Kenyans towards more specialized fields in technology. #InspiredMe is an initiative of certification exam development, delivery and [...]

By | 2016-03-17T08:59:10+00:00 February 26th, 2015|Categories: Certiport, Kenya, Microsoft, MOSWC, News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

InsipredMe campaign aims to train, certify 1 million IT scholars in 5 years

http://www.cio.co.ke/news/top-stories/insipredme-campaign-aims-to-train,-certify-1-million-it-scholars-in-5-years by Lilian Mutegi via CIA East Africa Certiport, provider of certification exam development, delivery and program management services worldwide, in partnership with Microsoft, Kenya National Library Services, GEMS Cambridge International School and the Ministry of Information Communication and Technology have launched InspiredMe a campaign aiming to train, qualify and certify more than 1 [...]

Microsoft and Certiport announce 2015 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship

REDMOND, Wash., and SALT LAKE CITY — Nov. 18, 2014 — Microsoft Corp. and Certiport Inc., a Pearson VUE business, on Monday announced the dates for the 2015 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) World Championship, the most popular technology skills competition for Microsoft Office since its inception in 2002. The popular Microsoft Office competition is the [...]

By | 2018-05-12T12:58:52+00:00 November 18th, 2014|Categories: Certiport, Kenya, Microsoft, MOSWC, News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments