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Open Source Qualification with Government funding: Download our funding guide

As you know, there is a massive skills shortage in Linux and Open Source qualified people in the UK, with a marketplace crying out for new recruits and yet still too few taking the relevant qualifications. Is this because students don’t want to take the qualifications, don’t know about them, or the qualifications are simply[…]

Women in IT: Is hero culture an issue?

Last month ‘Women in IT’ advocate and all round amazing techy lady Andrea Goulet, director of US firm Corgybites, penned a guest blog article for us about ways tech companies could encourage more women to the workplace. It was called The Surprising Strength of Vulnerability (you can read it here) and it provoked plenty of[…]

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Our vision for Linux training over the next 25 years

During October we have celebrated the 25th anniversary of the first Linux Kernel release, and to coincide with this, we are releasing our mission statement for the next 25 years. This anniversary year is a great time to reflect both on the huge growth and success of Linux, as well as the challenges ahead and[…]

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Let’s get more women and young people interested in Open Source!

This month we received our student exam survey data, in which those who have taken LPI (Linux Professional Institute) exams with us leave their feedback and personal information to help us gain valuable insights to the industry. Whilst we are pleased to see that in general LPI Certification is on the up in the UK[…]

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Future Cert Launches

September 18th, 2015 Future Cert launches as a new company that promotes IT Certifications that delivers tangible benefits to the exam taker. These benefits can include: Better employment prospects – addressing the skill shortage in the IT Industry Better pay and perks – having the skills your employer needs Being able to demonstrate and quantify[…]