20140415 Certiport Aries Academy Day 2014

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20140415 Certiport Aries Academy Day 2014

  1. 1. Ivan Kennes European Sales Manager Certiport – a Pearson VUE business INDUSTRY CERTIFICATION PATHWAY TO COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS
  2. 2. Welcome/Introduction 1. Competitive Landscape 2. Certiport Programs 3. Industry Certification in Formal Education 4. Certiport Licensing Conclusion/Questions Industry Certification : Pathway To College And Career Readiness
  3. 3. Competitive Landscape
  4. 4. Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs The Commission is leading a multi-stakeholder partnership to tackle the lack of digital skills in Europe and the several hundred of thousands of unfilled ICT-related vacancies. http://ec.europa.eu/digital-agenda/en/grand-coalition-digital-jobs-0
  5. 5. Certiport Programs
  6. 6. Industry Leading Certification Exams Microsoft® Office Specialist, Expert and Master Microsoft® Technology Associate Adobe® Certified Associate Internet and Computing Core Certification® (IC3®) CompTIA® Strata IT Fundamentals Autodesk® Certified User Microsoft® Certified Educator HP Accredited Technical Associate
  7. 7. Digital Literacy Certified in 3 Areas Computing Fundamentals, Key Applications, Living Online IC3 = Foundational Certification for Office Workers Design Workers IT Professionals Appropriate Courses for Certification Introduction to Computers Basic Microsoft Office Courses Internet Use Courses IC3
  8. 8. Foundational IT Credential for Level 1 Helpdesk Staff Students Pursuing ICT Pathways Technically Demanding Careers • Medical Office Support • Office Administration • Communication Technology Professions Appropriate Courses for Certification Intro to Computer Repairs Intro to Information Technology Technology Preview Courses CompTIA Strata
  9. 9. The MOS program includes certifications for Office 2007/2010/2013: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, OneNote, SharePoint; and for Office 365. Microsoft Office Specialist There is no computer application more pervasive in global business and academia than Microsoft Office. A MOS certification holder demonstrates their mastery and readiness for college and career.
  10. 10. Microsoft Office Specialist
  11. 11. Microsoft Technology Associate Certification
  12. 12. Adobe Certified Associate - ACA Adobe Photoshop - Visual Communication using Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator - Visual Communication using Adobe Illustrator Adobe InDesign - Visual Communication using Adobe InDesign Adobe Flash - Rich Media Communication using Adobe Flash Adobe Dreamweaver - Web Communication using Adobe Dreamweaver Adobe Premier Pro - Video Communication using Adobe Premier Pro
  13. 13. ACE Program Targets Entry-level Graphic, Web, & Document Designers Professional Helpdesk for Design Firms Professional Trainers of Adobe Products ACA to ACE Bridge = Experience and/or Additional Training Design Work Experience Advanced Adobe Training ACA Program Targets Secondary CTE Design Programs University & Career College Design Programs Adobe Certified Expert - ACE
  14. 14.  ACA  Academic Market  Aligns with Adobe Curriculum  Used mostly in K12 and Higher Ed  6 ACA Exams  ACE  Business Professionals  Adobe Solution Providers  Authorized Trainers  60 ACE Exams VS.
  15. 15. Industry Certification in Formal Education
  16. 16. Value of Certification
  17. 17. Validating Skills for Youth Employment
  18. 18. 21st century skills are a global standard of skills students will need in a world where technology is prevalent and quickly changing. 21st Century Skills Critical Thinking & Problem Solving Communication Collaboration Creativity & Innovation
  19. 19. Effective, high-quality CTE programs are aligned with college- and career- readiness standards as well as the needs of employers, industry, and labor. Investing in America’s Future: A Blueprint for Transforming Career and Technical Education US Department of Education, April 2012
  20. 20. Compelling Metrics in Florida – ACA Certifications Performance Indicator (Academic Year 2010- 2011) Non-C.A.P.E. C.A.P.E. without Certification C.A.P.E. + Certification Average GPA (4.0 scale) 2.46 2.58 3.00 12th graders earning diploma 73.9% 85.9% 96.1% At least 1 accelerated course 22.9% 25.4% 41.2% At least 1 disciplinary action 20.6% 20.5% 10.9% Dropout rate 2.1% 0.9% 0.3% 2010-2011: 154,327 (18%) students enrolled in academies, 20,644 earning certifications
  21. 21. Certiport Licensing
  22. 22. Certification Testing
  23. 23. Licensing Options Available Resources English Dutch Certiport Partners Microsoft VL Exam Voucher X X X Exam Electronic Inventory X X X 100 Exam Site License X X X 250 Exam Site License X X X X 500 Exam Site License X X X 1000 Exam Site License X X X

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