Employees' Provident Fund, commonly known by the acronym EPF is a federal statutory body under the purview of the Ministry of Finance. EPF manages the compulsory savings plan and retirement planning for private sector workers in Malaysia.
Close to 45 participants attended the event to understand more on the selected ICDL Modules to equip professionals in the accountancy and finance industry with essential emerging digital and technology skills.
DMC designs strategic tools and provides training to help candidates prepare for digital transformation using its proprietary research techniques, targeting mainly on Digital Marketing skills for beginner to expert level.
VTV believes that ICDL training classes will contribute to long term and annual plans of the nation-wide television station; including plans to improve and retrain its staff to provide quality TV programs to audiences in general
The annual ICDL Asia ATC Forum was held in Bangkok, Thailand for the first time this year. The session was held at the C-Asean board room, attended by close to 50 representatives and partners from 10 territories.
On 20th September 2018, ICDL Asia signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ACCA Malaysia to introduce ICDL programmes to the ACCA members in Malaysia.
With the theme ‘Building a Competitive Workforce for the Digital Economy’, the annual ICDL Asia Digital Literacy Day 2018 took place on 6 September 2018, at the C-Asean Auditorium in Bangkok, Thailand. The event was graced by H.E. Air Chief Mar. Dr. Prachin Chantong, Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand and Minster of Justice, His Excellency Tony Cotter, Ambassador Designate of Ireland to Thailand, Mr. Damien O’Sullivan, CEO of ICDL Foundation and many other distinguished guest speakers internationally and from Thailand.
A new report by UNESCO has highlighted the ICDL programme as a significant example of a digital skills framework around the world. ‘A Global Framework of Reference on Digital Literacy Skills for Indicator 4.4.2’ was published with the aim of providing a basis for an indicator of the, “Percentage of youth/adults who have achieved at least a minimum level of proficiency in digital literacy skills”, under the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Malaysia: Xtrategize and Berjaya TVET College worked hand in hand to prepare graduates for future workforce
During the ICDL Asia ATC Summit in Malaysia, Xtrategize Technologies signed an MOU with Berjaya TVET College, officially commemorates the collaboration of both organization. The signing ceremony was witnessed by Ambassador Earmon Hickey (Irish Ambassador to Malaysia), Ms Tina Wu (General Manager of ICDL Asia) and Mr Syed Fairul Al-Mashoor (Market Development Manager of ICDL Asia).
First ACCA Teaser Class in Singapore introduced ACCA-ICDL certified ICT programmes to Accounting Professionals
Since the signing of MOU between ICDL Asia, ACCA Singapore and Kaplan Singapore in March 2018, ACCA Singapore initiated the first ACCA Teaser class on 16 July 2018. The class is jointly organised with Kaplan Singapore to increase awareness and application of existing and emerging digital technologies essential for professionals in accountancy and finance; increasing their capabilities, practices, strategies and understanding emerging culture of digitalisation in their profession.