MOSWC kicked off by MoET

The national round for the Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship (MOSWC) 2016 was kicked off yesterday in the National Economic University by the Ministry of Education and Training (MoET).

The 2016 MOSWC's major points will not have any changes, said the organizers. It is free for students who sit for the national round and international round. The National Economic University will carry out the first selection round to choose students for the national round.

The organizers encouraged students to freely participate in the contest by sending a registration letter and a score card of Microsoft Office Specialist. The organization board will base on the score card to select for the national round.

Six Vietnamese excellent winners of the final round will participate in the international final round in the U.S.

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MOSWC is the largest office computing contest in the world which is held annually all over the globe by U.S.-based Certiport, a world leading provider of computer science certificates.
To date, the competition has been in place for 15 years globally and has entered its seventh year in Vietnam. Over the past years, Vietnam’s team has won several high positions in the world finals in three consecutive years with gold medal for Microsoft Word 2010 at MOWC 2012, MOSWC 2013 bronze medal for Microsoft Word 2010, and two bronze medals for Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint 2010 at MOSWC 2014.

By Lam Nguyen – translated by Uyen Phuong

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