Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship: Join the Movement

The Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) World Championship (MOSWC) is a global competition that tests students’ skills on Microsoft Office, managed in the UK & Ireland by Prodigy Learning. In its 15th year, the 2016 MOS World Championship (MOSWC) attracted more than 700,000 unique candidates from 120 countries who took a MOS certification exam to  demonstrate their mastery of Microsoft Office products. To compete in the final round of the Championship, students must be enrolled in an approved, accredited Certiport Testing Centre and be 13 to 22 years of age (as of 15 June, 2017). To participate, students must first take and pass a qualifying MOS exam in Word, Excel or PowerPoint (2013 or 2016) during the Qualifying Round to be eligible for invitation to the UK & Ireland Final.


Office Lens now includes Office 365 support for iOS and more features for business professionals, teachers and students

Further to our post earlier in the week detailing the updates to the OneNote Class Notebook Creator, we also have some news about another related product, Office Lens. The following post comes once again from the OneNote Team, and originally appeared on the Office Blog. — Office Lens now includes Office 365 support for iOS…


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…


How many ways can you use SharePoint?

Alex Pearce, SharePoint Most Valuable Professional (MVP) gives some thoughts to utilizing the many ways SharePoint can make for productive leaning in the classroom. Have a read and see what you think. There are many ways to get SharePoint 2010 in your school, whether you’re using it as part of a package from a supplier,…

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Some major historical events reimaged with Office 2010 – some Friday fun

Here’s some Friday fun for you. My colleague Rich Lane, Account Technology Strategist, came across these short films  (whilst actually searching for something else and shared it with the team.) I loved them so much, I wanted to share them with you.   The Wright Brothers   Houston and Apollo 13   Independence Day  …

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