Newsletter For Academic Schools

Q1 2015: JAN - MAR

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 In brief:

 - 2015 Singapore Academic Skills Challenge

 - ACA Design Client - Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund (SPMF)

 - Complementary workshop for Educators

 - Career & Education 2015, 12-14 March

 

 

 

 

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15 AUG 2016

 Lau Xin Wei (Ngee Ann Polytechnic - Sch of InfoComm Technology) emerges as 1st Runner-up for Word 2013 at 2016 MOS World Championship

 Source: Certiport,Inc; Certiport Singapore, 15 August 2016

 
 The 2016 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championships (MOSWC) organized by Certiport Inc. took place from 7th Aug to 11th Aug 2016 at Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista Hotel in Orlando, Florida, USA...
 

(Photo © Jake Campos FOTOPRODUKTION)

 
 
15 AUG 2016

 Certiport Names Adobe Certified Associate World Champion from Mexico

 Source: Certiport,Inc; Certiport Singapore, 15 August 2016

 
 More than 230,000 entries worldwide were narrowed down to 32 top students who competed in the final round of digital design competition...
 
 
26 AUG 2015

 Student Excels in Microsoft contest

 Source: The Straits Times, 26 August 2015

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 Working on spreadsheets is a necessary evil to many, but few can claim to be an expert at it. Ngee Ann Polytechnic graduate Elliot Tan, however, is among the world's best...
 

(Image source: The Straits Times)

 
26 AUG 2015

 Poly grad emerges top in global Microsoft competition

 Source: Today, 26 August 2015

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 Student Elliot Tan has emerged as this year’s Microsoft Office Specialist World Champion in Excel 2013 after beating more than 140 finalists from 47 different countries, such as the United States and Germany...
 

(Image source: Today Online)

 
17 AUG 2015

 Singapore student named Microsoft Excel 2013 World Champion

 Source: Computer World Singapore, 17 August 2015

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 Certiport recognized the top Microsoft Excel 2013 competitors at the Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship Student Awards Ceremony at the Garlord Texan Grapevine Resort in Dallas, Texas...
 
 
 
17 AUG 2015

 Certiport Names Student from Singapore Microsoft Excel 2013 Champion

 Source: Certiport, 17 August 2015

 
 Certiport, a Pearson VUE business, the leading test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, today announces Elliot Tan Yew Han of Singapore has been named the 2015 Microsoft Office Specialist World Champion in Microsoft Excel 2013...
 
 
 
12 AUG 2015

 2015 Team Singapore Microsoft Office Specialist & Adobe Certified Associate World Championships

 Source: Certiport Singapore, 12 August 2015

 
 The 2015 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOSWC) & Adobe Certified Associate (ACAWC) World Championships organized by Certiport Inc. took placed from 9th Aug to 12th Aug 2015 at Gaylord Texan Grapevine Resort in Dallas, Texas...
 
 
 
19 MAY 2015

 2015 Singapore Academic Skills Challenge - National Finals

 Source: Certiport Singapore, 19 May 2015

 

The 2015 Singapore Academic Skills Challenge (SASC) took place on 24th and 30th of April 2015. Many schools have had sent in their best students to compete for an opportunity to represent Singapore in the upcoming 2015 World Championship in Texas, Dallas USA...

 

 

29 AUG 2014

 Team Singapore in the 2014 World Championship

 Source: Certiport Singapore, 29 August 2014

 
18 AUG 2014

 Singapore teen excels at world championship

 Source: IN | The Straits Times, 18 August 2014

 
9 SEP 2013

The Teachers’ Tips & Tricks Workshop

 Source: Certiport Singapore, 3 September 2013

 

14 Aug 2012

 Ngee Ann Polytechnic ICTian Wins Bronze at the 2012 Certiport Worldwide Competition

 Source: http://www.np.edu.sg/ict/news/Pages/2012-07-29_WorldwideCompetition.aspx

 

2 Aug 2012

 Certiport Names Student from Singapore “World Champion” in Microsoft Word 2007

 Source: http://news.yahoo.com/certiport-names-student-singapore-world-champion-microsoft-word-105634613.html

 

 Aug 2011

 2011 Worldwide Competition on Microsoft Office by Singapore Polytechnic

 Source: http://www.sp.edu.sg/wps/portal/vp-spws/!ut/p/c0/04_SB8K8xLLM9MSSzPy8xBz9CP0os_hQD1NXIzdTEwP3YHMLA09_H48w0zAXDx9DI_2CbEdFAECyZlI!/?WCM_GLOBAL_CONTEXT=/wps/wcm/connect/Lib-SB/internet/news/2011+worldwide+competition+on+microsoft+office

 

6 Apr 2009

 Transitioning Into Microsoft 2007 With Certiport

 Source: Certification Magazine - April 2009

 

27 FEB 2009

 IT Youth Award - Loke Lup Peng (2007 World Champion in Microsoft World)

 Source: http://www-iit.tp.edu.sg/iit_home/iit_showcase/iit_studentawards/iit_studentawards_2009_ityouth.htm

 

17 Oct 2008

 More people with disabilities to enjoy better job prospects with scholarship and certification grant

 Source: http://www.spd.org.sg/eventnews/media_releases.php?media=0000000343&mediaYear=0000000005

 

16 October 2008

 Microsoft Office experts share their tips

 Source: http://digital.asiaone.com/Digital/Features/Story/A1Story20081016-94211.html

 

2 August 2008

 [Photos] Sharon Chan (Raffles Girls' School) emerges as 1st Runner-up for Excel in 2008 Worldwide Competition

 Source: Ceriport 

 

10 July 2008

 It's not all about grades for poly admission

 Source: http://www.asiaone.com/News/Education/Story/A1Story20080709-75623.html

 

2 July 2008

 New Record at the 2008 Microsoft Office Academic Skills Challenge

 Source: http://www-iit.tp.edu.sg/iit_home/iit_showcase/iit_showcases_studentcompetitions/iit_sc08_mos08.htm

 

24 May 2008

 Worldwide Competition Winner Receives Lee Kuan Yew Award Recipient - Jonah Victor Dakis Dela Cruz

 Source: http://www-iit.tp.edu.sg/iit_home/iit_showcase/iit_studentawards/iit_studentawards_2008_lky_jonah_victor_dakis_dela_cruz.htm

 

24 May 2008

 Worldwide Competition Winner Receives Lee Kuan Yew Award Recipient - Loke Lup Peng

 Source: http://www-iit.tp.edu.sg/iit_home/iit_showcase/iit_studentawards/iit_studentawards_2008_lky_lokeluppeng.htm

 

1 April 2008

 Unforgettable Experience in MS Office World Competition

 Source: http://temasekpoly-dip-it.blogspot.com/2008/03/unforgettable-experience-in-ms-office.html

 

14 November 2007

 Enhancing Learning Through Competitions

 Source: http://www.learnerstogether.net/enhancing-learning-through-competitions/213

 

21 July 2007

 [Photos] Loke Lup Peng and Jonah Victor Dakis Dela Cruz, both from Temasek Polytechnic, win 1st for Microsoft Word and 2nd for Microsoft Excel in Worldwide Competition respectively

 Source: Certiport

 

21 July 2007

 Certiport Crowns Competitions Winners at PATHWAYS Conference

 Source: http://www.certiport.com/Portal/desktopdefault.aspx?page=common/pagelibrary/release_072107.htm 

 

31 August 2006

 Poly student, food court promoter is Microsoft Word World Champion

 Source: The New Paper

 

11 August 2006

 Training & careers - Increasing employability as Office Specialist

 Source: http://www.computerworld.com.sg/PrinterFriendly.aspx?articleid=4035&pubid=3&issueid=94

 

11 August 2006

 Singapore student wins Worldwide Competition on Microsoft Office in US

 Source: http://www.computerworld.com.sg/ShowPage.aspx?pagetype=2&articleid=4007&pubid=3&tab=Home&issueid=93

 

5 August 2006

 ICTian is MS Word world champion

 Source: http://www.np.edu.sg/ict/news/Pages/20060708_309.aspx

 

11 August 2006

 [Photos] Edward Lay (Ngee Ann Polytechnic) wins Worldwide Competition for Microsoft Word

 Source: Certiport

 

5 August 2006

 Certiport Anoints Word and Excel Champions at 2006 Worldwide Competition on Microsoft Office

 Source: http://www.certiport.com/portal/desktopdefault.aspx?page=common/pagelibrary/release_080506.htm 

 

19 July 2006

 Microsoft Wizards Clinch Top Four Prizes

 Source: http://www-iit.tp.edu.sg/iit_home/iit_showcase/iit_showcases_studentcompetitions/iit_studentcompetitions_2006_microsoftwizards.htm

 

29 July 2005

 Tops in Singapore 2005 Microsoft Office Academic Skills Challenge

 Source: http://www-iit.tp.edu.sg/iit_home/iit_showcase/iit_showcases_studentcompetitions/iit_studentcompetitions_2005_msskills05.htm

 

31 August 2004

 Singaporeans tops in Microsoft world click-fest

 Source: The New Paper

 

20 August 2004

 Singaporeans make a clean sweep at Worldwide Microsoft Office Specialist Academic Competition

 Source: http://www.microsoft.com/singapore/mssg_docs/1809.aspx

 

28 July 2004

 Asia Pacific Microsoft @ Office Specialist Academic Skills

 Source: http://www-iit.tp.edu.sg/iit_studentcompetitions_2004_msspecialskills.htm?

 

 

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