ICDL Europe will be remaining active during the Covid-19 crisis to help support all users of the ICDL programme in Europe. While this is an exceptionally difficult time, we will be taking steps to support the continued operation of the ICDL programme in Europe.
ICDL prepares school students for the digitalisation of the world of work, especially in times of pandemic
The Minister of Education of the Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany, Dr. Stefanie Hubig, has signed an extension of the agreement to facilitate the introduction of ICDL in schools in state.
A new research report commissioned by the European Parliament’s Culture committee has investigated the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on programmes for education and young people in Europe. Among the points highlighted in the report is the challenge that the sudden switch to digital learning posed for teachers and students.
The European Commission is launching a new ‘Digital Skills and Jobs Platform’ to serve as a central home for the EU’s digital skills initiatives.
The European Commission launched its vision for the digital transformation of Europe on 9 May 2021. Digital skills feature significantly as one of four focus areas.
The Ministry of Education of the Czech Republic (MŠMT in Czech) approved a new retraining programme focused on digital skills for Industry 4.0. The programme is based on ICDL.
Christopher Sullivan, CEO of ICDL France, has been elected to the position of National Administrator of the Fédération Française de la Formation (FFP).
Beyond any clichés of digital skills being limited to the mastery of social networks among the youngest or the use of video conferencing so that seniors can keep in touch with their grandchildren, the testimonies of candidates give us a broader picture. ICDL France interviewed both the youngest and oldest candidates for ICDL certification.
During a live event broadcast online to mark the 60th anniversary of AICA, the ICDL operator in Italy, Giovanni Adorni, President of AICA, spoke about the commitment, vision and mission of AICA towards the Italian recovery post-Covid-19, focusing on social innovation as a strategy and a stimulus for recovery and a factor of diffusion of digital culture.
The ICDL Computer and Online Essentials module is now available in the Czech Republic. ECDL Czech Republic launched the module, which is part of the ICDL Workforce programme, at the start of February 2021.
A new study from Cedefop has found that there is an increased demand for digital skills across the workforce because of the coronavirus pandemic.