News stories from British Computer Society in 2004

British Computer Society assists the IT illiterate

British Computer Society | 05 Feb 2004

Nearly a third of the UK's population are being left behind in our increasingly information driven society, thwarted by a genuine fear of attempting to use a computer. That is why the British Computer Society (BCS) has introduced a new skills programme designed specifically for such technophobes and which promises to speedily enable a major part of society with the rudiments of IT communication skills.

BCS launches new qualification for aspiring project managers

British Computer Society | 05 Feb 2004

In response to growing demand for IT professionals wishing to progress within the field of project management, the BCS Information Systems Examination Board (ISEB) has launched the first IT related Foundation Certificate in Project Management.

IT instructor first to pass new look ECDL

British Computer Society | 14 Jan 2004

The latest version of the European Computer Driving Licence® (ECDL) IT qualification, launched last year, has seen its first successful candidate pass all modules. Lorraine Dowd from Halton College in Cheshire is the first person in the UK to achieve her ECDL qualification using accredited Version 4 syllabus material.