The ‘Youth for Impact’ programme aims to use ECDL to empower young people in Serbia who have disabilities or are without parental care. Funded by the Serbian Ministry of Youth and Sport, the programme enabled 25 young people to attend training and pass ECDL tests for four Base modules.
AICA, the ECDL National Operator in Italy, launched a new online course for teachers, ‘Fare didattica con il coding’, on January 14. The course is aimed at teachers, and can support those who want to teach the ECDL Computing module to their students and promote the introduction of computational thinking to their schools.
ECDL training and certification is being used to help employees to improve the quality and services of Pozega Basic Court in Serbia.
Schools in Jordan are becoming more aware about the importance of ICDL modules and the necessity of teachers and staff acquiring digital skills, regardless of their background.
ECDL Romania has launched the second edition of its 3D printing campaign. The campaign, which aims to give young people the chance to develop 3D printing skills that are in demand in the labour market, is run in cooperation with partners, Dedeman, a major retailer of construction materials and interior design, AOAR, a business association that actively engages in initiatives to support economic growth and better global integration of the Romanian economy, and the Romanian Ministry of Education.
The ECDL Switzerland team attended the largest education fair in Switzerland, Swissdidac and Worlddidac, from 7 to 9 November 2018 in Bern. The fair takes place every two years and offers a platform for providers of educational services, such as test systems, materials, or books, to exhibit their services, attracting approximately 17,000 visitors.
Specto, the ICDL National Operator in a number of Arab states, has worked with pan-Arab ‘massive open online course’ (MOOC) platform, EDRAAK, to make ICDL Base modules available to a wider audience.