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LPIC-1 exam Lab

Location

Youth Chamber of Commerce & Industry's Technopreneurship Centre Johannesburg
South Africa

The 2nd LPIC-1 Exam lab will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa on March 5th. This exam lab will be hosted under the ict@innovation project of GIZ and FOSSFA, but will be open to the general public. anyone who is interested in sitting for these exams can contact George Nyambuya, the ict@innovation Africa Coordinator, of Evans Ikua, the FOSS Certification Manager.

The two exams will be at a discounted rate of $95 each, and will be paper based.

ict@innovation: Regional Training on Linux Administration (South Africa)

Location

Randburg,JHB, SOUTH AFRICA
South Africa
Phone: +27 83 566 9741

ict@innovation: Second Regional Training of Trainers
on Linux Administration for Southern Africa (Linux Professional Institute (LPI) Certification Level 1)

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Africa and Europe join forces in Training on Free Technology

More networking of African IT specialists with Europe and joint building of advanced training materials – this is what a new partnership of FOSSFA's and GIZ’s ict@innovation programme with the Europe-wide ‘Free Technology Academy’ (FTA) is all about. The Free Technology Academy (FTA), financially supported by the Life Long Learning programme (LLP) of the European Commission, is a collaboration between the Netherlands-based Free Knowledge Institute and three European universities.

My thoughts on trying to get international certification using non-mothertongue language

Best wishes for 2011! I've given the problem -- trying to get international certification using non-mothertongue language -- some thought over the years of schoolnet ICT development efforts in Namibia and further afield.

Wanted: Training Consultants for the 2nd Regional Training of Trainers in South Africa

Wanted: LPI Trainers of Trainers for the FOSS Certification pillar of the ict@innovation project

Application Deadline is 21
st December, 2010.

Wanted: Training participants for the second regional Training of Trainers for LPI in Southern Africa

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS

Second Regional Training of Trainers for Linux Professional Institute (LPI) Level 1 for Southern Africa (Code: LToT2)


DEADLINE OF APPLICATION:

5th December 2010

Linux administration training of trainers

FIRST ICT@INNOVATION LINUX SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION (LPI) TRAINING OF TRAINERS TAKES OFF IN NAIROBI

ict@innovation's first regional training of trainers course on Linux system administration has taken off in Nairobi. The training which started on Monday, 1st November, brings together about 20 participants from across the East African region, that is Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Ethiopia.

EXERCISE 1.0: INSTALLING CENTOS

Installing Operating System.

Requirements:

a) Spare Machine or Virtualize on a relatively powerful Machine

b) Centos 5.5 DVD


Procedure

LPIC-1 exams

Location

Strathmore University
Ole Sangale Road
Nairobi
Kenya
Phone: +254-722-955831
The first LPIC-1 exam will be conducted on the 13th of December 2010 in Nairobi. This exam will be hosted by the Strathmore University but it will be a public exam. Anyone who is interested to sit for the same is welcome to do so even though they may not be participating in our trainings. This will be a proctored and paper-based exam and will be on a special discounted rate of $ 95 per exam. There are two exams in LPIC-1, Exam 101 and Exam 102.

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