Microsoft Office Specialist

Evidence about a certification program for digital skills 

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Evidence highlights

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83% of certificate earners

went on to enter employment or post-secondary education (2015-16) 

Cronbach’s alpha of 0.85-0.93

for the certification exam, sufficient to support applied research

82% of candidates in 2019

agreed the Microsoft Office Specialist certification exam covered relevant job-related skills 

83% of candidates in 2019

agreed Microsoft Office Specialist certification is a good way to distinguish themselves from others


Number of times certification badges were shared on social media in 2019 


Number of qualified candidates we aim to have beta-test each exam