In the dynamic landscape of the Asia-Pacific region, the importance of ICDL cannot be overstated. As nations across Asia-Pacific continue to rapidly digitise their economies and societies, the need for a skilled workforce proficient in information and communication technology (ICT) becomes increasingly critical. ICDL serves as a beacon of excellence in this regard, providing individuals with the necessary digital literacy and skills to navigate and excel in the digital age.

ICDL’s significance in Asia-Pacific is exemplified by its adoption by several governments and institutions across the region.

  • In Singapore, SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) has embraced ICDL programmes as part of its efforts to equip Singaporeans with the skills needed for the future economy.
  • In Thailand, the Thailand Professional Qualification Institute (TPQI) has integrated ICDL certifications into its national qualification framework, underscoring the recognition of ICDL as a benchmark for digital proficiency.
  • In Vietnam, the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) and the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) have endorsed ICDL programmes, recognising their importance in enhancing digital literacy among Vietnamese citizens.
  • In the Philippines, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) has partnered with ICDL to promote digital skills development initiatives, reflecting the government’s commitment to building a digitally capable workforce.
  • In Malaysia, the Department of Skills Development (DSD) under the Ministry of Human Resources (MOHR) has incorporated ICDL certifications into its skills development programmes, emphasising the role of ICDL in enhancing employability and competitiveness in the Malaysian workforce.
  • In China, the National Centre for Educational Technology (NCET) has adopted ICDL programmes to support the country’s efforts in digital education and skills training.

These examples underscore the pivotal role of ICDL in empowering individuals, driving economic growth, and fostering regional collaboration in Asia-Pacific. By providing a standardised framework for assessing and certifying digital skills, ICDL enables individuals to thrive in the digital age and contributes to the overall socio-economic development of the region.

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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.

ICDL References and Endorsements Brochure

Why ICDL? – It works – Digital skills certification is all we do – We’re global and local Digital skills certification is a key tool in delivering on a digital skills strategy.

Wherever ICDL is implemented, ICDL is there, on the ground.

We build our network of partners and support those partners. We build capacity locally but also operate to a global standard. This References and Endorsements Brochure gives you examples of where ICDL works, all around the world.

Yayasan TM: Nurturing Future-Ready Leaders for a Digital Malaysia

In April 2021, Yayasan TM (YTM) identified ICDL as its key digital skills certification programme to spearhead a new education initiative that equips YTM scholars with digital skills of the future economy. To date, more than 175 YTM’s scholars in Malaysia have benefitted from this ICDL programme in just the first 7 months of 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 …

Kuala Lumpur Digital Skills Declaration

The Kuala Lumpur Digital Skills Declaration is a joint initiative by ICDL Asia and the University of Malaya. The declaration was participated by prominent companies who are committed to the continuous development of digital skills for the future digital workforce.

Thailand Ministry of Education (MoE)

The recognition permits all MOE licensed public and private educational organisations to deliver ICDL Certification Programmes in accordance with ICDL Foundation’s approval, accreditation and quality assurance frameworks and standards.

To find our more about offering ICDL to students, candidates, clients or employees or if you are considering partnering with ICDL for a project or initiative, click on the appropriate button below.

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 References and Endorsements Brochure

Why ICDL? – It works – Digital skills certification is all we do – We’re global and local Digital skills certification is a key tool in delivering on a digital skills strategy.

Wherever ICDL is implemented, ICDL is there, on the ground…

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…

Kuala Lumpur Digital Skills Declaration

The Kuala Lumpur Digital Skills Declaration is a joint initiative by ICDL Asia and the University of Malaya. The declaration was participated by prominent companies who are committed to the continuous development of digital skills for the future digital workforce.

Thailand Ministry of Education (MoE)

The recognition permits all MOE licensed public and private educational organisations to deliver ICDL Certification Programmes in accordance with ICDL Foundation’s approval, accreditation and quality assurance frameworks and standards.

Vietnam Ministry of Education and Training (MOET)

ICDL Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Vietnam Ministry of Education and Training (MOET), which outlines a closer collaboration between Vietnam’s MOET and ICDL Foundation in establishing a national ICT Framework for Vietnam.

Ministry of Information & Communications Vietnam (MIC)

Ministry of Information & Communications Vietnam (MIC) has endorsed ICDL certification officially through Decision 111/QD-BTTTT qualification framework. ICDL is the first and only recognised international certification programme in the computer skills area in Vietnam.

China National Centre for Educational Technology (NCET)

ICDL Asia signed an MoU with the National Center of Educational Technology (NCET), under Ministry of Education, to collaborate in improving digital literacy level of vocational school teachers and students in China in December 2018. A total of 279 vocational…

THAILAND Professional Qualification Institute (TPQI)

The Thailand Professional Qualification Institute (TPQI) has endorsed ICDL as a global certification that will empower citizens and the digital workforce. ICDL Asia and TPQI signed a Memorandum of Understanding in 2017, which official recognised ICDL as the national ICT…

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