Prodigy Learning, a multi-award winning global EdTech business, providing digital skills certifications and online learning solutions to customers across Microsoft, Adobe and Autodesk technologies, has been announced as the Certiport EMEA Partner of the Year for 2019.
The Partner of the Year award recognises Certiport partners who are dedicated to advancing certification and supporting students and educators in their region. This Award builds on Prodigy’s success of 2018 when the Company won Microsoft Partner of the Year
, and 2017 and 2016 when the Company was recognised as Certiport EMEA Partner of the Year and Certiport Global Partner of the Year respectively.
Prodigy has over 3,000 customers in the education, training, corporate and public sectors across Europe, Ireland, UK and most recently has successfully expanded into Australia. Prodigy’s extensive customer base includes top tier academic, commercial and public-sector employers, globally.
Customers range from secondary schools to prestigious universities such as London School of Economics and the University of St. Andrews, government bodies including the NHS in the UK and SOLAS in Ireland and corporate organisations including large professional bodies such as the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
The fast growing, successful Prodigy Learning team work closely with these customers, supporting them on Prodigy pathways to meet their unique digital skills requirements. Highlights this year for Prodigy Learning include launching Coding in Minecraft in the US in partnership with Certiport
(New computer science curriculum , skills assessment and credential program delivered through Minecraft: Education Edition) and the SFA Exporter of the Year Winner
(sponsored by Enterprise Ireland, the award aims to recognise outstanding achievement in companies who successfully export from Ireland).
Speaking about the award win, Andrew Flood, (CEO, Prodigy Learning) said: “This award win is a recognition of the hard work of all the team here at Prodigy Learning but also an endorsement of our overseas growth strategy." He continued: “Digital skills are critical to the global economy. Our range of certification and learning products develop and validate these digital skills, improving employability for students and productivity for employees. As our operations in Australia, UK & Ireland go from strength to strength, we plan to further expand the business both in existing and new markets in the coming months.”
Ray Murray (General Manager, Certiport) commented; “Prodigy Learning is one of our longest standing partners, and Andrew Flood and his team have been dedicated to advancing certification in the EMEA region for many years now. They exemplify everything we would want in a partner – staying aggressively focused on sales, putting customer satisfaction above everything else and exploring creative ways to grow the business.”
Image: Pictured at the Awards Ceremony are Mounaim Makhtari (Sr. Director of Sales – EMEA, Certiport), Andrew Flood (CEO, Prodigy Learning), Aisling Ni Cheallaigh (Marketing, Prodigy Learning), Mark Reid (CFO, Prodigy Learning), Andrew Griggs (COO, Prodigy Learning) Billy Breen (Senior Territory Manager, Prodigy Learning) and Craig Bushman (Vice President, IT Pro Marketing, Pearson VUE).
Certiport is the leading provider of learning curriculum, practice tests, and performance-based IT certification exams that accelerate academic and career opportunities for learners. Certiport provides certification development, delivery, and program management services through an expansive network of more than 12,000 Certiport Authorized Testing Centers worldwide. More than 3 million Certiport exams are delivered in 26 languages across 148 countries each year throughout the academic, workforce, and corporate technology markets. Certiport is a Pearson VUE business, and is a part of the world’s leading learning company, Pearson. To learn more, go to certiport.com