ICDL Digital Literacy Day took place on Thursday 20th of July ’17 at Singapore Management University’s Mochtar Riady Auditorium, aims to create greater awareness and highlight on the need of adopting relevant digital and ICT skills
25 Sep 2017, ICDL Asia has successfully signed the Letter of Intent with Siemens PLM software and witnessed by Irish Minister Frances Fitzgerald at Fullerton Hotel in Singapore! And ICDL Asia is now an academic partner with Siemens PLM software in Asia.
In order to increase employability and work efficiency for youths after leaving the SOS Children’s Village, SOS Children’s Village is in co-operation with ICDL in Vietnam to train and deliver digital literacy certification. The collaboration is aimed at students who are still studying or have graduated from high school and are currently at work.
ICDL Asia signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Mr. Virachai Srikajon, Director General of Thailand Professional Qualification Institute (TPQI). This collaboration will commence mid September through October 2017. It will be offered to at least 10,000 civil servants and tertiary education students, up to 15,000 this year. Plans are also ongoing to offer ICDL to 30,000 people next year.
Royal Institute of Management (RIM) – Biggest Government Training Institute in Bhutan is now an ICDL Test Centre
Royal Institute of Management (RIM) came on board to become an ICDL Accredited Test Centre in Bhutan. RIM is the biggest government training institution with the state of art facilities; most suitable to conduct ICDL tests for the government as well as other sectors.
On 20 July 2017, CEO of ICDL Foundation, Mr Damien O’Sullivan, presented the ICDL Accredited Test Centre Certificate to 2 new commercial training providers in China during the ICDL Digital Literacy Day event in Singapore. They are China-Jiangsu International and ZBG Rising Star.
ICDL India, in a recent country-wide accreditation campaign has accredited top colleges and universities across the country to run a range of ICDL Programmes.
ICDL Asia was invited to participate in a 2-day global forum organised by Chinese Ministry of Education (MOE) and UNESCO in Qingdao, China in early July 2017.
Treston International College, an ICDL Accredited Test Centre in the Philippines is certifying its first batch of students with ICDL.
ICDL Asia launched the ICDL Digital Challenge 2017 early this year in search for the top student with the best ICT skills in Asia.