Code Academy Joins ICDL for Digital Skills Revolution


n a significant stride towards enhancing digital literacy in Uganda, Code Academy, Kampala’s premier computer training institution, has proudly become an accredited testing center for the ICDL. This noteworthy achievement was marked earlier this week when Code Academy joined the extensive list of accredited ICDL centers across Uganda.

Code Academy, strategically located in the heart of Uganda’s capital, is on a mission to elevate the creative abilities of Ugandans by imparting essential digital skills that meet global standards. With a focus on schools, corporate entities, government departments, and the public, Code Academy aims to bridge the digital divide by equipping individuals with the tools needed to thrive in the digital era.

The integration of the ICDL program into Code Academy’s curriculum marks a significant milestone in their pursuit of excellence. Edward Ssempala, the director and head of the ICDL program at Code Academy, expressed enthusiasm about the collaboration, stating, “The goal is to teach all Ugandans how to leverage technology to address societal challenges. The ICDL accreditation is a testament to our commitment to skills development, and we are excited about the positive impact it will have on our students and the nation.”

According to Ssempala, computer science is evolving into a universal science that permeates every aspect of our lives. He emphasized the necessity of incorporating computer science fundamentals into education, highlighting that it is no longer a luxury but a crucial component for the development of individuals and the nation as a whole.

Code Academy’s dedication to nurturing a technologically proficient society aligns seamlessly with the global certification program offered by ICDL. The collaboration promises to empower individuals with the skills needed to navigate the digital landscape effectively.

As Code Academy takes this leap towards a digital future, the institution envisions transforming Uganda through widespread skills development and certification. The ICDL accreditation serves as a testament to Code Academy’s commitment to excellence and its pivotal role in shaping the future of Uganda.

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