Microsoft and Prodigy Learning invite your students to take up the MOS Four Nations Challenge...

The MOS Four Nations Championship offers an opportunity for students across the UK and Ireland to prove their digital skills and be in the running to win fantastic prizes. To participate, eligible students must take, and pass, a MOS exam (Excel, PowerPoint or Word) before 15 May, 2017. Three finalists each from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales will then be invited to the MOS Four Nations Championship finals day at Microsoft UK in June 2017.


SQA launches new PC Passport qualification alongside MOS Scotland Championship in partnership with Prodigy Learning

Digital skills that extend beyond the boundaries of traditional academic subjects and permeate further into the way candidates work on all levels are increasingly sought after by employers. Schools need to find a balance between ensuring that all areas of the curriculum are covered, and blending into that the development of the skills and disciplines…


MOS UK Finals this Wednesday - second group of qualifiers announced

Proficiency in ICT is a skill-set that permeates into the way students work, elevating their ability and progress in many other subjects, and the importance of 21 century skills in the workplace and the emphasis placed on them by employers is increasingly apparent. Recently we shared the story of a student from Wales whose MOS…


Pitman Training Announces Microsoft Office (MOS) Certification Diploma

Pitman Training Group, in partnership with Microsoft and Prodigy Learning, today officially launched its new Microsoft Office (MOS) Certification Diploma. This innovative programme is designed to allow job-seekers to demonstrate to employers that they have top-level Microsoft Office skills. It combines renowned Pitman training with a globally recognised Microsoft certification. Microsoft Office ranks as the…


MTA Success story with Zenos

Whilst most of us are now on holiday, my colleague Greg Pearson, UK Lead for Microsoft Learning has picked up this new video success story around our Microsoft Technology Associate Exams (MTA)  for students, with Zenos  which I thought I would share with you for you to then share with your students. – MTA eases…

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Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)–a way for everyone to gain certification in IT

Recently I wrote a post on how Sawtry Community College has used Microsoft Office Specialist exams (MOS), to challenge and further their student’s education. However it can also be used as an alternative to AS levels. Depending on the student, the option to take the MOS exam could be more suited. A great example is…

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