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  • Blog Post: Supporting and Enhancing Office 365 deployments with IT Academy

    Are you using Office 365 for education , or thinking of it? Well, there's some help available in the IT Academy programme to ensure all your staff, students and administrators are using it to its fullest potential. Which, let's face it, can be a huge task for a school or institution. Each individual...
  • Blog Post: Box Hill Institute of TAFE and the IT Academy programme

    On Friday, I wrote about the fact that there are now more than 450 education institutions running as IT Academies in Australia , and so over the weekend I dug out a case study of one IT Academy, Box Hill Institute in Victoria . Box Hill Institute prepares students for Australia’s workforce by...
  • Blog Post: IT Academy in Australia–450 institutions delivering technology skills and certifications

    According to the Australia Skills Gap Survey 2012 , 7 out of 10 of organisations find it difficult to find individuals with the correct combination of both technical and generic skills. And we can help with that!  We have a program called Microsoft IT Academy which lets education institutions deliver...
  • Blog Post: Another take on qualifications – thought about the Microsoft IT Academy?

    If you’re running the ICT systems in your school, and NOT running the curriculum ICT, then you may want to forward this onto the ICT Curriculum Co-ordinator. Although it’s got ‘IT’ in the title, the IT Academy is actually all about curriculum development and helping your students/staff to gain commercially...
  • Blog Post: Hawaii offers IT skills training through their public libraries

    Yesterday, I wrote about the IT Academy programme in the context of students achieving industry-recognised qualifications whilst still at school, TAFE or university, and I quoted a few examples of different school and tertiary education systems that were offering it to their students. What I hadn’t read...
  • Blog Post: What skills do employers look for in interviews - persuading your students to value ICT subjects

    Over the weekend, a friend of my daughter was excited about the idea of becoming a spy for a career, and how her careers officer had failed to mention it as part of her career planning. So my daughter decided to help her by finding out how you get a job as a spy. My father-in-law said it was all about...
  • Blog Post: This week’s webcasts for education customers and partners 31 Oct - 4 November 2011

    There are two webcasts to know about this week - one education-specific one (the Tech Tuesday) and one general one for technical teams. All of the timings for the webcasts are AEST (Australia East Coast time). See ** below for more details on how the webcasts work This week’s webcasts ...
  • Blog Post: This week’s webcasts for education customers and partners 24-28 October 2011

    There are four webcasts to know about this week - one education-specific one (the Tech Tuesday) and three more general technical ones. I’ve listed them in priority order, which I think will match the needs of Australian education customers. The two that I think are particularly valuable are the Tech...
  • Blog Post: Where are the IT jobs?

    I just read an interesting article on the APC magazine website, about the hot skills required in 2012 for IT jobs. If you’re thinking about the skills that students will need as they enter employment, then it’s a great article to share with your students (and if you’re hoping to influence students to...
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