Ossie Ware Mitchell Launches Microsoft IT Academy Program
Helping students achieve industry recognized skills and certification on the latest technology.
Microsoft IT Academy provides resources that benefit all students. Acquiring skills on the latest technologies helps students to become collaborators, communications, critical thinkers, innovators, problems solvers and citizens of our global economy. More than 50% of today's jobs require some degree of technology skills, and experts say that percentage will increase to 77% in the next decade.
Microsoft believe that technology skills are essential to the prosperity of both individuals and nations.These skills contribute to economic growth through increased productivity, and by creating greater capacity to adopt new technologies, ways of working, and new sources of innovation.
Microsoft IT Academy connects students, teachers, employers and local communities through leading-edge technology skills development. The program was developed to bridge the gap between education and the real-world by empowering students with the IT skills they will need for college and for a career in today's technology-centered job market. The program also enables educators by providing the professional development resources they need to be successful in the classroom.