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. This sets the foundational commitment in ICDL’s efforts to deliver the programmes in China. Mr O’Sullivan and Ms Tina Wu, General Manager of ICDL Asia also commented that ICDL will do its utmost and best to complement the needs for ICT Literacy in China education market. Currently, we are also working on the syllabus and content to help students and teachers upgrade their ICT Skills efficiently which is in line with the employment strategy in the country.
At the same time, Founder of ZBG Rising Star, Mr Sun Jieying also commented that: “through the collaboration with ICDL, ZBG Rising Star hopes to help the Accounting, Finance, ACCA and CIMA students to upgrade their actual skills and ability in ICT”.
Mr Tu Xiaogang, Assistant General Manager of China-Jiangsu International pointed out that: “the collaboration between China-Jiangsu International and ICDL is a win-win; it not only helps the tertiary students increase their employability skills, it provides a platform for students and companies to share resources and develop the skills of the organisation’s manpower collectively during internship and/or employment opportunities.”