Unveiling ICDL Asia Digital Challenge 2024: Empowering Future Digital Talent in the Digital Age 


The ICDL Asia Digital Challenge 2024 returns to its 7th iteration, promising to be better than ever before, showcasing future-ready digital skills for students in the Asia Pacific. 

First held in 2017, the competition has garnered tremendous support in the Asia-Pacific region, with over 28,800 students, 500 schools, and 18 countries participating to date. 

Organised by ICDL Asia and supported by Enterprise Ireland and Skillsbox, the ICDL Asia Digital Challenge 2024 is geared towards cultivating practical digital skills such as emerging technologies, design, and the use of fundamental office application tools that are relevant to their time in school and essential for diverse professional work in today’s marketplace and future evolving digital landscape. 

Starting from this year, ICDL Asia is pleased to announce that the competition is open to the Primary school level on top of Secondary school and Tertiary level. We welcome primary, secondary, and tertiary students in the Asia Pacific who wish to showcase their digital skills and take on the challenges to be part of the ICDL Asia Digital Challenge 2024, fostering a collaborative learning environment and promoting digital skills across various educational levels. We believe in the importance of fostering digital literacy at an early stage and preparing students for their further studies and the demands of future professions. 

Competition Journey 

The Digital Challenge 2024 competition will take place from March to September 2024, concluding with the finale and award presentation during ICDL Asia Digital Literacy Day 2024 on November 27, 2024. 

Contestants in the competition will receive exclusive access to ICDL learning materials and gain the internationally recognised ICDL Certification. Contestants who pass the ICDL certification tests in the competition will receive internationally recognised ICDL Profile Certificates and eBadges, while winners of each category will also be awarded gold, silver, or bronze trophies and a digital certificate of participation for all grand finalists who made it into the Grand Final round. 

Introduction about ICDL 

ICDL – the International Certification of Digital Literacy is the world’s leading digital skills certification. Over the past 25 years, more than 17 million people have taken ICDL programmes across 100+ countries. With the Fourth Industrial Revolution charging ahead around the world, the demands placed on graduates’ digital skills make our programmes more relevant than ever before. 

Empowering Digital Innovators through ICDL Asia Digital Challenge 

Interested schools and institutions may visit icdl.org/events/asia-dc2024/ to find out more about the registration details for your students or email marketing@icdlasia.org for any inquiries.  

For students interested in participating in the competition, please contact your school/institution’s ICT teacher to initiate the school registration process before the competition registration closes on April 30, 2024. 

ICDL Asia Digital Challenge is an excellent opportunity for students to gain practical, future-ready digital skills and challenge themselves in a fun and competitive environment. Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to showcase your digital skills and be a part of the future digital economy. 

ICDL – The Digital Skills Standard

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