Event Highlights: NDE 2022 National Round Awards Ceremony


Crescent Girls School (CGS) and ICDL Asia organised the National Digital Explorer (NDE) National Round and its Awards Ceremony on 5 August 2022.

We are pleased to be joined by the Minister of State for Education, Minister of State for Manpower, Ms. Gan Siow Huang, Principal of Crescent Girls’ School, Mrs Helen Chong, CEO of ICDL Foundation, Mr. Damien O’Sullivan, and close to 150 participating students and teachers at the awards ceremony which was held in Crescent Girls’ School.

NDE 2022 is a nationwide digital literacy initiative designed to empower Singapore students aged 10 to 16 to learn real-world skills that enable them to think critically and be more productive learners. 

Over 90 Singapore students gathered for the National Round competition

As part of the NDE 2022 student competition, contestants are tasked to complete the ICDL Application Essentials, Documents and Presentation certification exams over two competition rounds.

Students who passed the certification exams will receive the ICDL Profile Certificate and eBadges which are recognised internationally and valued by academic institutions employers across the globe.

Out of the 745 participating students, over 90 students successfully advanced to the final National Round. They gathered at CGS on 5 August 2022 to compete against their peers nationwide to showcase their digital skills and proficiency in office productivity tools.

Winners with exceptional digital skills emerged from competition

Ms. Gan Siow Huang and Mr. Damien O’Sullivan presented the top students from both the Primary and Secondary level with the NDE 2022 Gold, Silver and Bronze medals.

The top 2 winners in the Secondary category, Shlok Rajneesh Rana from Global Indian International School and Amal Santhosh from Northlight School, will be representing Singapore to compete regionally in the Grand Finals of the ICDL Asia Digital Challenge 2022.

For the full list of winners, click here to find out more.

Strong support from MOS Gan and our NDE partner schools

We are encouraged to witness the strong support and commitment from our 47 NDE partner schools to work with ICDL closely in nurturing future-ready and digitally-skilled students.

We look forward to expanding our outreach to make ICDL accessible to more students in Singapore.

Congratulations once again to our NDE 2022 winners! Do check out our Facebook album for more photos!

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