The ACCA-ICDL Inaugural Workshop for ACCA members was held recently at ACCA Malaysia’s head office at Mid Valley City, Kuala Lumpur. The session was jointly organised with Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC), the official ICDL Accredited Test Centre delivering the program.
ICDL Asia has introduced Digital Marketing Consultancy Sdn. Bhd (DMC) as its latest Accredited Test Centre in Malaysia.
ICDL Asia has signed an agreement with Nanjing Vocational Education (Adult) Curriculum and Research Office (NVECRO) and Nanjing Educational Technology Centre (NETC) to meet the rising demand for proficient digital skills for vocational education students and teachersin Nanjing, China. This is the first official Memorandum of Understanding between ICDL Asia and the Chinese Government directly.
The top Indian student in the national round of ICDL Asia’s Digital Challenge received a token of appreciation for his achievements at a recent event in the state of Kerala. The 2018 edition of ICDL Asia’s Digital Challenge saw widespread participation from a number of Indian states across the north and south of the country. Almost 3,500 students registered to take part in the competition in one test centre alone, G-Tec Education, with multiple centres in the state of Kerala.
In September 2017, ICDL Asia and Siemens PLM Software commenced a partnership for the new ICDL 3D Design Module using Solid Edge as the first platform software. The module is designed for anyone, particularly students, to learn the essential concepts and skills relating to the fundamentals of using 3D Design software.
With the theme ‘Building a Competitive Workforce for the Digital Economy’, the annual ICDL Asia Digital Literacy Day 2018 took place on 6 September 2018, at the C asean Auditorium in Bangkok, Thailand. The event was graced by His Excellency Air Chief Marshal Doctor Prachin Chantong, Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand and Minster of Justice, His Excellency Tony Cotter, Ambassador Designate of Ireland to Thailand, Mr Damien O’Sullivan, CEO of ICDL Foundation, and many other distinguished guest speakers internationally and from Thailand.
After more than 9 months of preparation and hardwork from our local territory partners who are involved in the ICDL Asia Digital Challenge 2018, we are glad to announce and celebrate the Grand Final Competition, which took place in Bangkok, Thailand on 5 September 2018.
ICDL Asia signed a Memorandum of Understanding with ACCA Malaysia on 20 September to introduce ICDL programmes to the organisation’s members in Malaysia. The agreement was signed by Tina Wu, ICDL Asia General Manager, and Vilashini Ganespathy, Head of Members for ACCA Malaysia. His Excellency, Richard Bruton TD, Irish Minister for Education and Skills, and His Excellency, Eamon Hickey, Irish Ambassador to Malaysia, witnessed the signing.
IMT Hyderabad, a top business school in India recently, concluded the ICDL Advanced Spreadsheets certification for all 212 of its first year MBA students. ICDL was a mandatory part of the orientation week at IMT Hyderabad. The feedback from the students and faculty coordinators has been very positive, with a special note for the interactive e-learning.
Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (‘TAR UC’) has officially become an ICDL Accredited Test Centre. Seeing the need to increase digital literacy standards for its students, TAR UC is dedicating two computer labs at the CPE Department of each campus for ICDL testing. TAR UC have their main campus in Kuala Lumpur, with five other branches in Penang, Perak, Johor, Pahang and Sabah respectively. It is well recognised locally and internationally among the academic fraternity and professional bodies.