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Microsoft Certifications: Performance IT

Background The Microsoft Office Specialist Certification program (or MOS for short) was introduced 2 years ago to give staff and students the opportunity to accredit their IT skills in using the Microsoft Office suite of programs. To gain a certification … Continue reading

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Time to change

Most of us would quietly, if not openly, admit that we could likely do critical tasks better in some way. Whether that remedial action be a few tweaks to update a current skill set or instituting an entire culture and … Continue reading

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SCRAN – Access to learning and teaching materials…plus more images

Following on from the previous post about using royalty free images in your learning and teaching materials. I was reminded of a very good online repository that contains a wealth of archived, Scottish-based, multimedia resources such as video clips, audio clips, images … Continue reading

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Word to the wise

A family of related comments has become a regular feature of the response from participants to the IT Training courses they’ve elected to take.  It goes something like this (and generally in this sequence): Before training: “Yes I’ve used xyz before and … Continue reading

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Lesson 1: Computers are only as good as the person using them!

A tale… A shepherd was herding his flock in a remote pasture when suddenly a brand-new BMW advanced out of the dust cloud and pulled up beside him. The driver, a young man in a crisp suit and designer sunglasses, … Continue reading

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