11 Apr 2018 – ICDL Asia General Manager, Ms Tina Wu, attended the signing ceremony with Shunde Polytechnic and Wintour Technology & Education. In the event, Ms Tina Wu presented the plaque to Mr Chen Jian, Dean of Tourism and Hotel Management from Shunde Polytechnic, in the presence of Mr Huang Xin, CEO of Wintour Technology & Education, in officiating Shunde Polytechnic to become an ICDL Centre.
As computational thinking and basic coding has become a trend and seemingly necessary basic skills for the new generation to have. ICDL Asia and Korea Productivity Centre (KPC) has successfully developed the ICDL Computing module (Korean version) for the students in Universities and International Schools.
21 March 2018 – ICDL Asia’s General Manager, Ms Tina Wu, met with Chancellor Yin Shufeng and all the department heads of Nanjing Commercial College. AMI Science & Technology, local partner and Accredited Test Centre of ICDL Asia in Nanjing, discussed the implementation plan and different solutions suitable for students from different schools.
The official signing ceremony between UMP Holdings (UMPH) and ICDL Asia to officiate the appointment of UMPH as ICDL’s newest Accredited Test Centre (ATC) took place earlier this week.
On 8th February 2018, Bal Swavlamban Trust, a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative of Hella, celebrated the first anniversary of their Digital Empowerment Centre. A ceremony was held to distribute ICDL certificates to the passing candidates. The initiative aims to help young people in Dhankot, where Hella has a manufacturing plant, to develop digital skills and become employable in some capacity.
ICDL Vietnam expands strategic partnership by signing MoU with Vietnam National Economics University
On 5th February 2018, a signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between ICDL Vietnam and Vietnam National Economics University (NEU) was taken place at the A2 auditorium of NEU.
Jan 2018 – Wuxi International School (WIS), a government owned international school in Wuxi, is successfully accredited as an ICDL Test Centre in China. WIS provide an international education environment for children of foreign nationals living and working in China and is directly under the leadership of the Wuxi Education Bureau. The school adopts ICDL to provide its students with the international assessment tools and testing platform, as well as equipping and developing the teachers with essential ICT skills.
India - Workshop on ‘ICT Skills in the Era of Industry 4.0’ to reinforce the need for all to be digitally skilled
17 Jan 2018 - Innovation and Incubation Centre (MRIIC) and Faculty of Computer Applications (FCA), Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies (MRIIRS) in collaboration with ICDL India hosted a one-day workshop on ‘ICT Skills in the Era of Industry 4.0’ for Manav Rachna students recently
SOS Philippines will be implementing one of its pillar project- Digital Village, to address the increasing digital divide between the SOS programme participants and the outside world. This project sought to address the need of limited or none-access to information and communication technology tools (such as computers, tablets, smart phones etc) to provide SOS children and young people the best chances to join the job market and become self-reliant through mastery in ICT technology.
Nov 2017 – Mr Frank Mockler, ECDL Head of Programme Standards, attended the China Vocational Education Innovation & Development Conference in Sichuan, China and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Deyang Education Bureau. The conference not only highlighted the increased focus that the Chinese government is putting on vocational education, but also brought together representatives from other countries in the region.