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IT Trainers Newswire #30 – what the future holds for trainers, deadline extended for MCSE Windows 2000


IT Trainers Newswire - Issue 30
21 November 2001


REFERENCES: What the future holds for trainers
NEWS and FEATURES: Deadline extended for MCSE Windows 2000
track for MCT 2002
COMMUNITY FEATURES: Vote in our latest survey

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Editor's Note

Microsoft have issued new guidelines for those MCSEs wanting to
upgrade to the Windows 2000 track. This is in order to fulfil
requirements for the MCT 2002 program. IT professionals greeted
the announcement with mixed emotions. Microsoft also announced
the release of the new 'Highly Available Web Solutions' exam for
the MCSE 2000 track, due to be released at the end of this month.

Announcements will be made on December 11 regarding the winners
of the National Training Awards (NTA). The NTA are widely
recognised as the UK's premier award for both businesses and
individuals that have attained lasting excellence and success
through training. IT Training pages will keep you posted on the

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Latest deadline for MCT 2002
Microsoft have now extended the deadline to May 1 2002 in order
to qualify for a premium certification MCT 2002.

Highly Available Web Solutions exam released this month
Microsoft is due to release 'Implementing and Maintaining Highly
Available Web Solutions with Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
Technologies and Microsoft Application centre 2000'. Exam due to
be released November 27th.

Life for e-learning after September 11
Prior to September 11th, reports showed a growing demand for e-
learning, however traditionally whenever there has been a
downturn in the market, training is one of the first budgets to
be slashed.

New: Dedicated UK Online Learning newswire launched
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National Training Awards 2001
Announcements will soon be made about the winners of the National
Training Awards (NTA).


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