Prodigy Learning, an Irish EdTech business which provides digital skills certifications and learning solutions for Adobe, Autodesk, Microsoft and other technologies, has received the Exporter of the Year Award sponsored by Enterprise Ireland at the SFA Awards 2019 in Dublin, Ireland.
Finalists from over 14 counties gathered in the RDS Concert Hall last night for the SFA Awards 2019. The winners were selected from hundreds of applications received for the 2019 programme.
The Exporter of the Year Award, sponsored by Enterprise Ireland, aims to award outstanding achievement in companies who successfully export from the island of Ireland. The winner must showcase a proven track record in export and demonstrate its current export strategy including plans for growth in existing and new markets.
Prodigy has over 3,000 customers in the education, training, corporate and public sectors across Ireland, the UK, Europe and since entering the market in 2017, Australia. Prodigy’s extensive customer base includes top tier academic, commercial and public-sector employers, globally.
The fast growing, successful Prodigy Learning team work closely with these customers, supporting them on Prodigy pathways to meet their unique digital skills requirements. Recent highlights for Prodigy Learning include launching the Microsoft Traineeship Programme in Australia with Microsoft and TAFE NSW, developing and launching its “Coding In Minecraft” programme, the world’s first computer science credentials delivered through the medium of Minecraft in the world.
Speaking about the award win, Andrew Flood (CEO, Prodigy Learning) said: “This Exporter of the Year Award is a recognition of our team’s great work and continued determination to grow skills programmes not only at home but across the globe.” He continued: “It is a great honour to be recognised in Ireland for work that we are passionate about. Digital Skills are critical to the global economy. Our Certification programmes develop and validate these skills, improving employability for students and productivity for employees. My thanks to SFA, Enterprise Ireland, our team and, most importantly, our customers for driving this success.”
Image: Pictured at the SFA Awards 2019 are Jonathan Cody (Operations Manager, Prodigy Learning), Mark Reid (CFO, Prodigy Learning), Billy Breen (Ireland Country Manager, Prodigy Learning) and Tenille Kennedy (Customer Services Team Lead, Prodigy Learning)