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Czech Ministry of Education’s Pilot Project Enhances Digital Education Through ICDL Certification

In a transformative step towards advancing digital literacy in Czech schools, the Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sport recently launched a pilot project focused on recognizing international digital competence certificates. This initiative, signifies a proactive approach to elevate the level of digital education within the Czech Republic.

A distinctive aspect of this project is its empowerment of school leaders to choose internationally recognized digital competence certificates for acknowledgment in the school leaving examination. Among the certificates included in this pioneering scheme are those from prominent entities including ICDL. The deliberate inclusion of ICDL, in particular, highlights the project’s commitment to a comprehensive and globally recognized standard for digital proficiency.

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RAMA S Group ICDL Examination Centre Accreditation Ceremony in Ivory Coast

On Friday, May 11, 2024, history was made at the Hotel School of Grand-Bassam in Côte d’ivoire at Grand Bassam district the RAMA S Group’s ICDL Examination Centre was officially accredited. This momentous occasion, under the guidance of Mr. Daris Gbaguidi, the ICDL Africa Francophone representative, marks a significant step forward in the realm of digital literacy and education. The ceremony, attended by esteemed dignitaries including representatives of the Prefect and the Mayor of Grand-Bassam, who highlighted the dedication of RAMA S Group, a subsidiary of FEDEL S Group, towards providing cutting-edge education. Mrs. Manuella Ollo, PCA of FEDEL Group, graced the event alongside members of RAMA’s Board of Directors, showcasing the collective commitment to educational excellence.

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SPECTO partner with AICA for the “Haddak for a Better Future” project

The partnership between the Alawite Islamic Charity Association (AICA) and ICDL’s national operator for Jordan, SPECTO has been truly transformative. This is highlighted by the success of the “Haddak for a Better Future” project in collaboration with Akkarouna and funded by Expertise France.

From the beginning of their partnership, AICA has fully embraced the ICDL certification program as a cornerstone for empowerment. SPECTO has been instrumental in providing the necessary support and resources to make this vision a reality. Together, they’ve worked to provide digital skills training to vulnerable communities in North Lebanon, with initiatives like the Netizen’s Digital Lab, established in collaboration with ICDL, serving as beacons of change equipped with top-notch facilities and certified instructors.

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FEDA Madrid Incorporates ICDL

FEDA Madrid, formerly known as ASET, is making significant strides towards preparing its students for the digital future by incorporating ICDL into its curriculum starting this academic year. As a renowned German school for dual business training, accredited by the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Conference of Ministers of Education and Culture of …

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Official Launch of Nanjing Vocational Colleges’ 2024 ICDL Teacher Training Project for ‘Upskilling the Future Workforce for the Digital Economy’

Nanjing Vocational Colleges and Nanjing Vocational Education (Adult) Teaching and Research Office have launched the ICDL Teacher Training Project for ‘Upskilling the Future Workforce for the Digital Economy.’ The launch of the ICDL Teacher Training Project marks another significant step towards enhancing vocational education and digital literacy in China. As Nanjing emerges as the leading city in digital skills education and development, ICDL promises to be a cornerstone in shaping the future of vocational digital education in China.

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Information and Communications Public Management Institute (ICI) Partners with ICDL Vietnam to Empower Civil Servants with Essential Digital Skills

Information and Communications Public Management Institute (ICI) have formally signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ICDL Vietnam. In this agreement, both parties will collaborate on researching and integrating the ICDL International Digital Certification modules into the training programs for civil servants of the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC), other ministries in the field of technology, and school officials in Vietnam.

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ICDL Asia and YiCai Business School Join Forces to Elevate Digital Marketing Education

ICDL Asia and YiCai Business School joined forces to solidify the collaboration through the official signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Held at the Consulate General of Ireland in Shanghai, the signing ceremony signifies the beginning of an exciting journey among both parties towards leveraging synergies and expertise to empower individuals and organisations in Asia Pacific with essential digital competencies to address the growing demand for the rapidly evolving digital marketing skills in today’s digital economy.

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Jiangsu Province Nanjing Engineering Higher Vocational College Named First ICDL Centre of Excellence in China

The official plaque unveiling ceremony for the Vocational Education Centre of Excellence took place at Jiangsu Province Nanjing Engineering Higher Vocational College. The occasion symbolised a significant milestone in the institution’s commitment to meeting the evolving demands of the digital era through educational reform. This partnership exemplifies ICDL commitment to supporting educational institutions to prepare students for success in the digital age.

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HungHau Education and ICDL Join Forces to Enhance Students’ Digital Competence Standards in Vietnam

HungHau Education, ICDL Vietnam and VMB Vietnam have formalised their collaboration through the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA). Hung Hau Education will start to introduce ICDL as a digital standard for all students at Van Hien University, with plans to subsequently expand its implementation across all member schools within the Hung Hau Education group. The MOA signing marks a pivotal milestone in the journey toward fostering digital literacy and proficiency among the Vietnam student community thereby bolstering their readiness for the challenges in the digital era.

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ICDL Sri Lanka and Gateway Schools Successfully Host Inter-School Robotics Competition in Sri Lanka

ICDL Sri Lanka has recently partnered with Gateway Schools to host the highly anticipated Inter-School Robotics Competition and STEAM Activity Day. This engaging event provided a platform for over 500 children to immerse themselves in various exciting activity, sparking their curiosity, creativity, and innovative thinking. With Sri Lanka Ministry of Education’s plan to integrate Artificial Intelligence (AI) into school curricula by 2024, focusing on robotics, machine learning, and related technologies, ICDL Sri Lanka believes this initiative will elevate the country’s educational standards to international benchmarks.

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