Harrow Haikou and ICDL China Join Forces to Elevate Students’ Digital Competency in Hainan


Haikou, China — November 2023 – ICDL China proudly announce its collaboration with AISL Harrow Haikou, designating the school as the first Accredited Test Centre (ATC) for ICDL in Hainan province. 

As part of this partnership, students in the Upper School and the Sixth Form at Harrow Haikou will embark on their ICDL journey, integrating ICDL certifications into their computing curriculum. 

Empowering Students for Academic and Future Success 

Mr. Olly Wells, Headmaster of Harrow Haikou, expressed his enthusiasm about the collaboration, stating, “ICDL provides a platform for pupils to achieve certification, demonstrating their computer literacy and instilling confidence for their future endeavors in universities and the workforce. Additionally, ICDL equips pupils with the ‘superpower’ of efficiency when utilising computer-based tools, and we are delighted to work with ICDL China to bring these benefits to Harrow Haikou.” 

Mr. Lan Xiaoyu, General Manager of ICDL China, emphasised the strategic importance of this partnership, stating, “It’s a real pleasure to partner with Harrow Haikou. ICDL is a globally recognised digital skill standard, and this collaboration aims to build students’ digital skills, positioning them as competitive assets in the global digital era. Hainan, with its dynamic environment and expansive outlook, presents a market with tremendous potential for us. The openness of Hainan to the world sets a positive example, reinforcing China’s commitment to global engagement. ICDL China is confident and looks forward to more growth and success in Hainan in the long term.” 

This innovative collaboration between Harrow Haikou and ICDL China marks a significant step toward empowering students with essential digital skills, setting the stage for future success in our increasingly digitised world. 

Harrow Haikou is the first world-renowned educational brand in Hainan province, offering K-12 international and bilingual education for both local and foreign students. With a maximum capacity of 1,800 students, including 210 boarders, the school draws on the 450 years of academic excellence and legacy of Harrow School, London. As part of the Asia International School Limited (AISL) family since 2020, Harrow Haikou continues the tradition of providing world-class education in Asia. 

To learn more about Harrow Haikou, please visit https://www.harrowhaikou.cn/ 

ICDL – The Digital Skills Standard

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