GIS receives Autodesk Authorised Academic Partner certification | Garden International School Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, 26 April 2018 – Garden International School (GIS) has been awarded certification for Autodesk Authorised Academic Partner (AAP). GIS is the only international school in Malaysia that has received this certification to date.
The certification is recognition of the knowledge, projects and applications of Autodesk software implemented in the school’s curriculum particularly in the Design & Technology (DT) subjects.
Ron Richard, Senior Manager – Strategic Initiatives and Enablement, Autodesk presenting the AAP plaque to Ryan Ball, Head of DT faculty at GIS.
This achievement enables GIS to offer Autodesk Certification to employees and students to validate their skills. The Head of DT, Ryan Ball and two DT teachers, Naomi James and John Allan will be the authorised academic instructors upon completing an online course and examination.
“We have utilised Autodesk softwares for the past five years in various DT projects such as F1 in Schools Challenge, IGCSE works, A-levels assignments and beyond. Having the qualification to offer industry-recognised certificates to students will help them build their portfolio for university admission and increase their employability in the market,” said Ryan Ball, the Head of Design and Technology faculty during the Autodesk ASEAN Learning Partner Summit hosted in GIS today.
The summit was attended by Authorised Training Centre delegates from the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and Singapore. The summit featured six presentations delivered by key speakers throughout the day on different aspects of Autodesk such as certifications, opportunities and innovation, industry trends and business sharing.