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ICT in Education Module Launched by ICDL Foundation

ECDL Foundation launched its newest module, ICT in Education, at an event in Kigali today. The module is aimed at teachers, and will equip them with the skills they need to effectively use technology in the classroom. The launch took place during ICDL Africa’s Annual Test Centre Forum in the Rwandan capital.

Employability for Workers with Digital Skills Boosted by ICDL Colombia Project

Employability for Workers with Digital Skills Boosted by ICDL Colombia Project

200 people in the Colombian city of Tunja have benefitted from the Tunja Telework Program, a project to certify skills for flexible work, run in partnership between ICDL Colombia and the Mayor of Tunja.

Computing Module Launched by ECDL Foundation

Computing Module Launched by ECDL Foundation

ECDL Foundation’s new Computing module was launched in Malta today, at an event hosted by ECDL Malta. The new module will help candidates build and certify skills in areas like computational thinking, problem solving, algorithms and coding. It is aimed at the education sector, particularly secondary school students, and their teachers.

ICDL Grows in Mexico Through Partnership with SINED

ICDL Grows in Mexico Through Partnership with SINED

ICDL is expanding in Mexico thanks to a long-standing partnership between ICDL Americas and the National Distance Education System (SINED) in the country, which is seeing new SINED ‘Nodes’ being added to Mexico’s network of ICDL Accredited Test Centres.

New Certification Programme Developed to Boost Colombian Academic Coordinators’ Digital Skills

New Certification Programme Developed to Boost Colombian Academic Coordinators’ Digital Skills

ICDL Colombia has developed a new ICT for Educational Management Programme in partnership with the National School of Instructors of the National Service of Learning (SENA). The programme is an initiative for the development and international certification of digital competences targeting SENA Academic Coordinators.

Workers at Colombia Ministry of Labor Certified with ICDL

Workers at Colombian Ministry of Labor Certified with ICDL

50 public workers at the Ministry of Labor in Colombia are being trained and certified for teleworking under the most globally recognised digital competency standard, ICDL.

ICDL Colombia Participates in the International Teleworking Fair

ICDL Colombia Participates in the International Teleworking Fair

The 3rd International Teleworking Fair, organised by the Colombian Ministry of ICT and Ministry of Labour, with support from the Ministry of Justice, the Administrative Department of Public Service and Bogota City Council, took place on 30 and 31 August in Bogota. The event brought together companies, workers, entrepreneurs, government representatives, national and international experts, and members of the general public.

ICDL Americas Promotes Digital Inclusion and Skills Development at Virtual Educa Event

ICDL Americas Promotes Digital Inclusion and Skills Development at Virtual Educa Event

ICDL Americas continued its work promoting digital skills and inclusion at a major international conference this month. Staff from ICDL Americas participated in the 22nd International Virtual Educa event, which was organised by the Government of Puerto Rico and the General Secretariat of Virtual Educa, between 20 and 24 June. ICDL Americas also raised the issue of digital inclusion and skills development in a presentation at the 8th Association of Universities of Latin America and the Caribbean for Integration (AUALCPI) Seminar on integration, innovation and sustainable development, which took place within the Higher Education Innovation and Internationalization Forum.

Photos of the winners of the 2016 Best Practice Awards

Excellence in Implementing ECDL / ICDL Around the World Showcased During ECDL Forum in Budapest

Eight projects were recognised as exceptional examples of the implementation of ECDL Foundation’s programmes at the annual Best Practice Awards, held during the ECDL Foundation Forum in Budapest, Hungary.

Agreement Signed Between ICDL Americas and the Association of Universities of Latin America and the

Agreement Signed Between ICDL Americas and the Association of Universities of Latin America and the Caribbean for Integration

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed on 10 March between the Association of Universities of Latin America and the Caribbean for Integration (AUALCPI) and ICDL Americas in Bogota. The agreement will see digital skills further promoted and developed in Latin America and the Caribbean to strengthen skills for higher education and the workplace.

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