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ICDL Foundation is a global social enterprise committed to raising standards of digital competence in the workforce, education and society. ICDL certification is now available in more than 100 countries, across our network of more than 20,000 testing centres, delivering more than 70 million ICDL certification tests to more than 17 million people worldwide.

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ICDL Asia and YiCai Business School Join Forces to Elevate Digital Marketing Education

23rd April 2024
ICDL Asia and YiCai Business School joined forces to solidify the collaboration through the official signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Held at the Consulate General of Ireland in Shanghai, the signing ceremony signifies the beginning of an exciting journey among both parties towards leveraging synergies and expertise to empower individuals and organisations in Asia Pacific with essential digital competencies to address the growing demand for the rapidly evolving digital marketing skills in today's digital economy.
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Jiangsu Province Nanjing Engineering Higher Vocational College Named First ICDL Centre of Excellence in China

19th April 2024
The official plaque unveiling ceremony for the Vocational Education Centre of Excellence took place at Jiangsu Province Nanjing Engineering Higher Vocational College. The occasion symbolised a significant milestone in the institution's commitment to meeting the evolving demands of the digital era through educational reform. This partnership exemplifies ICDL commitment to supporting educational institutions to prepare students for success in the digital age.
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HungHau Education and ICDL Join Forces to Enhance Students’ Digital Competence Standards in Vietnam

16th April 2024
HungHau Education, ICDL Vietnam and VMB Vietnam have formalised their collaboration through the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA). Hung Hau Education will start to introduce ICDL as a digital standard for all students at Van Hien University, with plans to subsequently expand its implementation across all member schools within the Hung Hau Education group. The MOA signing marks a pivotal milestone in the journey toward fostering digital literacy and proficiency among the Vietnam student community thereby bolstering their readiness for the challenges in the digital era.
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ICDL Sri Lanka and Gateway Schools Successfully Host Inter-School Robotics Competition in Sri Lanka

11th April 2024
ICDL Sri Lanka has recently partnered with Gateway Schools to host the highly anticipated Inter-School Robotics Competition and STEAM Activity Day. This engaging event provided a platform for over 500 children to immerse themselves in various exciting activity, sparking their curiosity, creativity, and innovative thinking. With Sri Lanka Ministry of Education’s plan to integrate Artificial Intelligence (AI) into school curricula by 2024, focusing on robotics, machine learning, and related technologies, ICDL Sri Lanka believes this initiative will elevate the country’s educational standards to international benchmarks.
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Ministry of Labour DiSDA Initiative to Enhance Digital Skills for Civil Servants in the Department of Skill Development and Thai Workforce

5th April 2024
To bolster the digital proficiency of civil servants within the Department of Skill Development (DSD), the Ministry of Labour's Digital Skill Development Academy (DiSDA) a unit under the supervision of DSD has successfully executed a project aimed at fostering and upgrading the quality of the workforce equipped with digital technology skills, marking a significant leap forward in the realm of professional development for civil servants.
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National Digital Explorer 2024: Empowering Singapore Students with Essential Digital Skills

22nd March 2024
National Digital Explorer (NDE) 2024 is a nationwide digital literacy initiative that aims to empower Singapore students aged 9 to 18 with real-world digital skills, fostering critical thinking and enhancing their productivity as learners in the digital realm. This initiative closely aligns with how schools may better leverage technology to enhance teaching and learning and strengthen the development of students' digital literacy and technological skills, as outlined in the digital competencies of the "Transforming Education through Technology" Masterplan 2030 introduced by the Singapore MOE. 
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Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) in Pakistan Partners with ICDL to Bridge Digital Divide and Foster Innovation

19th March 2024
The MoU marked the beginning of strategic collaboration between QAU and ICDL, aiming to bridge the digital divide by ensuring students and faculty acquire the internationally recognised digital certification that is relevant and essential in the industry. Furthermore, the agreement also seeks to cultivate a dynamic ecosystem of knowledge exchange and mentorship, fostering a skilful and proficient workforce for significant contributions to Pakistan's digital economy.
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The ICDL Data Protection Module’s Significance in the Modern Digital Environment

15th March 2024
In today’s digital age, where personal data is the currency of the online realm, safeguarding sensitive information has become paramount. To achieve this, new laws on data protection have been implemented, such as the *General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). These laws require organizations and individuals to uphold strict standards to ensure data privacy and security. …
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ICDL Insights

26 September 2023
Digital understanding for business managers.

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ICDL eLearning

22 September 2022

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Teamwork

13 January 2021
Develop the skills needed to work effectively in a team using collaborative tools and platforms.

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A nationwide digital literacy initiative designed to empower Singapore students to learn real-world skills that enable them to think critically and be more productive learners. Aligned to the latest Ministry of Education, Singapore’s EdTech Plan, this Student-Initiated Learning (SIL) initiative will focus on equipping students with key skills and knowledge on the effective use of office productivity tools, online collaboration and emerging technologies. The NDE 2024 programme is targeted at primary, secondary and JC students.

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The prestigious ICDL Africa Annual Forum, set to take place in the vibrant city of Kigali, Rwanda, scheduled for Wednesday, 25th October 2023. In today’s digital age, digital literacy has become a necessary skill for everyone. Unfortunately, not everyone has access to the necessary resources and training to acquire these skills. The ICDL Africa Forum …

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The ICDL Africa Digital Explorer 2023 is an exciting student competition designed to promote ICDL and its comprehensive programs. Initially launching in Kenya and Uganda in the second quarter of 2023, this competition aims to raise digital competency and skills awareness among schools in these territories. The campaign’s central message revolves around “The importance of …

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ICDL Asia Digital Challenge is an annual student competition targeted at secondary and tertiary school students in Asia who are eager to compete and demonstrate how digital skills may be applied in today’s rapidly evolving digital economy. Geared towards practical digital skills required for various professional fields in the marketplace today and for the future. Given the increasing importance of the digital economy around the world, the competition will expose contestants to emerging technologies, design, and the use of office application tools.

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Temasek Polytechnic Singapore

In July 2020, ICDL Asia welcomed Temasek Polytechnic (TP) as the first Singapore-based Institute of Higher Learning (IHL) to offer ICDL certification to its students. As of December 2021, more than 1,400 TP students benefitted from studying at least one ICDL modules since its implementation.

SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG)

ICDL Asia has signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) with SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), the former name was Singapore’s Workforce Development Agency) to align Singapore’s national Employability Skills (ES) ICT modules with ICDL standards. Up to 95% of funding is provided by SSG to the candidates who are citizens and permanent residents of the country. By …

Introducing ICDL Insights

Short modules for business managers who are not IT professionals, which provide conceptual understanding of trending and emerging technology

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ICDL for Academic Institutions

ICDL for Schools

ICDL Workforce

Digital skills for employability and productivity.

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ICDL for Organisations

ICDL Professional Modules

ICDL Professional

Digital skills for occupational effectiveness.

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ICDL for Schools

ICDL Digital Student Modules

ICDL Digital Student

Digital skills to design and develop, share and protect.

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ICDL for Society

ICDL Digital Citizen Modules

ICDL Digital Citizen

Digital skills to access, engage and build computer confidence.

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ICDL for Business Managers

ICDL Insights Modules

ICDL Insights

Digital understanding for business managers

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