ICDL Asia has accredited five new test centres across China to offer ICDL to schools and individuals. The new centres are located in Beijing, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Foshan.
ICDL Asia held its first ICDL Train-the-Trainers (TTT) program in China, Nanjing City from 22 to 24 November 2017 at the Jin Ling Science & Technology Institute. The programs were well-received, with participants from many schools and universities, including teachers who are dedicated to enhancing the digital literacy standards of their students.
ICDL Asia signs Agreement with China Vocation Education Innovation Alliance (CVEA) to Promote ICDL to Schools in China
ICDL modules will be promoted on Chinese education platforms and train-the-trainer programmes under a new agreement between ICDL Foundation and the China Vocational Education Innovation Alliance (CVEA).
New Partnership with India's Haryana Vishwakarma Skill University to Increase Digital Literacy in State of Haryana
ICDL India has signed an agreement with Haryana Vishwakarma Skill University (HVSU) to promote digital skills, entrepreneurship and research in emerging areas. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed at a ceremony at the university’s campus by Tina Wu, General Manager of ICDL Asia.
The quality of IT training and education for students in Ho Chi Minh City will be boosted under a new agreement signed between ICDL Asia and Saigon University. The agreement was signed by Dr Pham Hoang Quan, Rector of Saigon University, and Tina Wu, General Manager of ICDL Asia, at a ceremony in late November at the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City Office in Vietnam.
The Computer Skills Foundation Taiwan, which operates ICDL in Taiwan, held its IT Security Competition 2017 earlier this month, in cooperation with Chia Nan University of Pharmacy & Science. The competition for students in high schools and universities who need to develop an understanding of IT security. Through the competition, it is hoped to enhance knowledge and awareness of the importance of information security issues.
Bhutan’s Royal Institute of Management (RIM) has become an ICDL Accredited Test Centre. RIM is the largest government training institution in the country, with state of the art facilities, making it ideal for conducting ICDL certification tests for government employees and workers from other sectors.
Young people leaving SOS Children’s Village in Vietnam will be able to take advantage of ICDL to boost their employability and productivity under a new project. Young people who are still studying, or who are looking for work after recently graduating from high school will have the opportunity to study for and take ICDL certification tests.
15,000 Civil Servants and Tertiary Students to be ICDL Certified Under New ICDL Asia Agreement with Thailand TPQI
ICDL Asia and the Thailand Professional Qualification Institute (TPQI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 8 September at a meeting in Bangkok. The agreement was signed during a visit to Thailand by ICDL Asia, and follows the official recognition of ICDL as the national ICT standard for workplaces in the country.
ICDL Asia held its Annual Accredited Test Centre Forum in Singapore in July. At the event, Tina Wu, General Manager of ICDL Asia, delivered a welcome speech and presented the ICDL Asia Development Plans for 2017 and 2018.