29 May 2018 – MOU signing and ICDL Plaque presentation ceremony took place between Nanning Vocational Technology College and ICDL Asia at The Development Center of Modern Vocational Education in Guangxi Province. Consul of Consulate General of Ireland & Director of Enterprise Ireland in China - Mr. David Byrne, ICDL Foundation CEO – Mr. Damien O’Sullivan, Vice Principal of Nanning Vocational Technology College – Mr. Zhou Wang & Mr. Hu Weidong and other stakeholders attended and witnessed the ceremony. The ceremony witnessed the collaboration and fostered the commitments between education sector in Guangxi and ICDL to raise the digital skills standards among students in the province.
The college will carry out relevant training and certification in the whole province with the help of The Development Center of Modern Vocational Education. Using this as a platform, it will allow teaching, training and certification of computer skills reaching to international standards and will further promote digital literacy and awareness in the province.
Nanning Vocational Technology College is the first in Guangxi Province of China to implement ICDL. This will set as an example for more schools to follow suit as well.