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KCGI and KCG are the First Schools in Kansai to be Recognized as LPI-Japan HTML5 Academic Schools

The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics (KCGI) and Kyoto Computer Gakuin (KCG) received the first "LPI-Japan HTML5 Academic Accredited School" on November 1 at higher education institutions in Kansai.The certification was conducted by LPI-Japan, a non-profit organization known for its "LPIC" certification test for the Linux operating system software and the "HTML5 Professional Certification Examination".The "HTML5 Academic Certified School System" is a system that provides high-quality education to candidates who aim to obtain the HTML5 Professional certification by certifying educational institutions that meet the learning environment standards set by LPI-Japan, an IT professional certification organization, as an Academic Certified School.

This accreditation was granted in recognition of KCGI and KCG's high standard of HTML5 technology and web-based classes and intensive courses, and their outstanding achievements in professional education in the IT and web fields.The accreditation date, November 1, coincided coincidentally with the 13th anniversary of KCGI's founding, and the accreditation was a great encouragement to KCGI and KCG, which renewed their pledge to the development of IT education on this day.KCGI and KCG intend to continue to actively develop activities that contribute to the training of web professionals and the expansion of the HTML5 business, and from March 6 to March 10, 2017, they plan to offer an intensive course "Practical HTML5 Application Development" that is open to the general public.

(Note) HTML5 is a language for describing web pages and is characterized by its ease of video and audio playback and its ability to run offline even when not connected to the Internet.It is attracting attention not only because it supports responsive web design, which is the basis of web pages for smartphones, but also because it can create e-books and mobile applications.