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ICT skills with distinction

HP and Microsoft’s flagship DSOD scheme promotes the skills needed for a digital hub

24th January, 2016
Gary Tierney, head of HP Inc in Ireland

In the two years since the launch of the Digital Schools of Distinction (DSOD) scheme, the programme has been adopted by more than half of the nation’s 3,300 primary schools, and 263 schools have been recognised with the DSOD award.

“Digital technology is a way of life for everybody, but when you look at the education system, modernising the curriculum to reflect that is a pretty big job,” said Martin Murphy, managing director of Hewlett...

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