A further sign that industry are entering the education market and competing with existing academic institutions for job preparation skilling and accreditation.
Microsoft has launched a new skills programme in the UK to improve young people’s IT skills and digital literacy. The programme is set to help 300,000 16 to 24 year olds take steps toward work and the start of a career over the next three years, through a combination of education and training, apprenticeships and work experience. Apprentices gain job-specific skills including Microsoft certifications whilst earning a wage at a Microsoft Partner business.
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