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.
Monfort Boys Town, ICDL’s Accredited Test Centre (ATC), together with Fraser & Naeve Holdings Bhd (F&NHB) has been providing ICDL programs annually to more than 400 underprivileged youth in Shah Alam, Malaysia.
Computer Skills Foundation Taiwan (ICDL Team in Taiwan) held the IT Security Competition 2017 which was jointly organized with Chia Nan University of Pharmacy & Science. This competition is mainly for high schools and universities students who needs to develop and understand the IT Security concept.
ICDL Asia held its first ICDL Train-the-Trainers (TTT) program in China, Nanjing City on 22 – 24 November 2017 in Jin Ling Science & Technology Institute. The programs was well-received with participations from many schools/universities teachers who are dedicated to enhance the digital literacy standards for their students.
Signing Ceremony between ICDL Asia and Saigon University to Initiate Partnership in Education Sector in Vietnam
The signing ceremony between ICDL Asia and Saigon University took place last Friday at the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Office in Vietnam.
In line with the development plans for China, ICDL Asia accredited 5 new test centres in different cities of China to offer ICDL to the schools and chinese citizens.
ICDL Asia signs MOU with China Vocation Education Innovation Alliance (CVEA) to promote ICDL to schools in China
ICDL Foundation CEO, Mr Damien O’Sullivan signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with China Vocation Education Innovation Alliance (CVEA), to promote ICDL modules on the China education platforms and Train-The-Trainers programs.
ICDL India signs MoU with Haryana Vishwakarma Skill University (HVSU) to facilitate Digital Literacy in the State of Haryana
ICDL India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Haryana Vishwakarma Skill University, a State Government University (first Skill University in India), to facilitate & promote Skills, Entrepreneurship Development & Research in the emerging areas.
ICDL Vietnam signed MoU with EMG Education for the implementation of ICDL Digital Student programme.
The MoU outlines a closer collaboration between EMG Education and ICDL Vietnam in the application and implementation of ICDL Digital Student for Ho Chi Minh city.
The Press Conference is themed “Introducing Global Standards, Developing International Talent” and attended by more than 80 people from the Jiangsu Provincial Department of Education, Officers from Career Counselling and Training Department, Nanjing City Department of Education Officer from International Exchange Department, several commercial training organizations and dozens of vocational colleges; including other stakeholders and local media from Jiangsu Province and the City of Nanjing.