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Unveiling ICDL Asia Digital Challenge 2024: Empowering Future Digital Talent in the Digital Age 

22nd February 2024
The ICDL Asia Digital Challenge 2024 returns to its 7th iteration, promising to be better than ever before, showcasing future-ready digital skills for students in the Asia Pacific. Starting from this year, ICDL Asia is pleased to announce that the competition is open to the Primary school level on top of Secondary school and Tertiary level. We welcome primary, secondary, and tertiary students in the Asia Pacific who wish to showcase their digital skills and take on the challenges to be part of the ICDL Asia Digital Challenge 2024, fostering a collaborative learning environment and promoting digital skills across various educational levels.
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From Stereotypes to Skills: Fostering a Secure Digital Future for Africa’s Youth

21st February 2024
Africa is home to the world’s youngest population, with an estimated 70% of Sub-Saharan Africa being under the age of 30, according to the United Nations. This demographic reality offers a unique opportunity for the continent to harness the potential of its youth, particularly in the digital realm. However, the concept of being a “digital …
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Transformative Professional Growth: Milton George Mukula’s ICDL Journey

15th February 2024
In the heart of Uganda, where opportunity and dedication intersect, emerges a tale of career transformation through the lens of Milton George Mukula. Recently having completed an intensive ICDL Project Planning certification facilitated by the prestigious Uganda Institute of Banking and Financial Services Uganda (UIBFS) and awarded by ICDL Africa, Milton’s shares his journey about …
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Precision in Marketing: Peter Mugisa’s Journey with ICDL Project Planning.

8th February 2024
We are delighted to share the enriching experience of Peter Mugisa, a marketer from Uganda whose journey with ICDL has been nothing short of transformative. Peter, a dedicated professional from Uganda Baati Ltd, completed the ICDL Project Planning module to elevate his skills as a marketer. Peter’s decision to delve into the Project Planning module …
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Alliance for Community Capacity Building Joins ICDL Asia as New ATC in Northeastern India

5th February 2024
Driven by a passionate voluntary group of individuals and Assamese diaspora associations, Alliance for Community Capacity Building focuses on initiatives uplifting Assam's youth from diverse backgrounds. The core objective is to equip young minds with the essential skills and knowledge required to thrive in the fast-paced and ever-evolving world through various programmes, providing them with emotional, material, and logistical support.
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Unlocking China’s E-commerce Potential: ICDL Asia Successfully Concludes Expert-Sharing Workshop in Singapore and Malaysia

25th January 2024
ICDL Asia recently concluded an impactful e-commerce domain expert-sharing workshop in Singapore and Malaysia. The half-day workshops showcased industry experts and trainers from YiCai Business School formerly from Alibaba’s Taobao University and AWS China, offering an exclusive exploration into the dynamics of China's expansive USD 2.68 trillion e-commerce market. Focusing on China's vast e-commerce market, the workshop highlighted the best practices of digital marketing employed by successful e-commerce players across a spectrum of platforms, including Alibaba, Taobao, Tmall, Shein, Little Red Book, Ping Duo Duo (the Chinese origin of TEMU), and TikTok.
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New ATC alert: Light of Life International Christian School – Uganda

22nd January 2024
Life International Christian School, a newly accredited ICDL training and Test Center located in the heart of Mukono town council, Mukono District has this week successfully completed the certification of over eight (8) trainers and six (6) market development executives.  Located just a few meters away from Uganda Christian University (UCU), Light of Life Christian School has kicked …
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Elevating Digital Literacy Initiatives: Phenikaa University from Vietnam Joins ICDL as an Accredited Test Center

19th January 2024
Phenikaa University Joins ICDL Vietnam as an Accredited Test Center solidifying its commitment to digital technology education. Under this collaboration, Phenikaa University mandates ICDL certification for students, covering essential modules such as Computer Essentials, Online Essentials, Documents, Presentation, and Spreadsheets. The establishment of an on-campus ICDL test center aims to provide convenient testing facilities to ensure students' access to internationally recognized certifications seamlessly.
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ICDL Insights

26 September 2023
Digital understanding for business managers.

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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 …

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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

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ICDL Workforce

Digital skills for employability and productivity.

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Digital skills for occupational effectiveness.

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ICDL Digital Student Modules

ICDL Digital Student

Digital skills to design and develop, share and protect.

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ICDL Digital Citizen Modules

ICDL Digital Citizen

Digital skills to access, engage and build computer confidence.

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ICDL Insights Modules

ICDL Insights

Digital understanding for business managers

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