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CompTIA Recognizes Global Knowledge UK for Innovation and Leadership in Educating and Training New Technology Professionals

Global Knowledge
  • Date: 12 August, 2020

CompTIA Award12th August 2020, Wokingham, UK – Global Knowledge UK, whose commitment to preparing individuals for careers in technology has not wavered in the midst of a global pandemic, has been presented with an Outstanding Leader Award by CompTIA, the nonprofit association for the global technology industry.

Global Knowledge UK is one of 12 organizations recognized by CompTIA during its recent Partner Summit. More than 1,500 people from 70-plus countries participated in the online event.

CompTIA’s Outstanding Leader Award recognizes partners that exemplify the highest commitment to educating and certifying students for careers in information technology (IT).

“The critical role filled by technology professionals during the pandemic has been acknowledged by many, and rightly so,” said Joe Padin, CompTIA vice president for business development. “For many IT pros, the knowledge and skills they employ today were sparked and nurtured under the tutelage of teachers, instructors and trainers. CompTIA is pleased to present this award to the Global Knowledge UK team for their contributions to help individuals realize their career aspirations.”

A key CompTIA partner and a global leader well known for its high-quality training, client engagement and partner relationships. Global Knowledge UK excelled this year in delivering CompTIA courses and preparing students in the EMEA Region to meet IT workforce needs. 

Glyn Roberts, UK Managing Director at Global Knowledge commented “We are delighted to be awarded by CompTIA as Outstanding Leader at the Partner Summit. Global Knowledge are committed to growing our relationship with CompTIA as we evolve our portfolio in digital delivery formats and subscriptions from entry-level to expert skill levels.” 
Roberts continued “To succeed as a top performer in the UK region is highly commendable, especially during a challenging and unprecedented year during a global pandemic. Global Knowledge are able to expand the reach of CompTIA education services around the world to deliver the local training that customers and partners need in order to maximize their technology investments.”

CompTIA is the global leader in vendor-neutral technical education and certifications in skills ranging from IT support and networking to cybersecurity and cloud computing. Nearly 2.7 million CompTIA certifications have been awarded to technology professionals in 232 countries around the world. Visit to learn more.

About Global Knowledge UK
Global Knowledge is the world’s leading technology skills training provider and supports major enterprises and tech professionals with innovative and flexible learning solutions. Established in 1995, Global Knowledge delivers over one million courses every year, to over 200,000 professionals. 
About CompTIA 
The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is a leading voice and advocate for the $5.2 trillion global information technology ecosystem; and the estimated 75 million industry and tech professionals who design, implement, manage, and safeguard the technology that powers the world’s economy. Through education, training, certifications, advocacy, philanthropy, and market research, CompTIA is the hub for advancing the tech industry and its workforce. 
Global Knowledge UK Contact:
Katie Franklin, Marketing Director
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