March and April saw a focus on digital skills during All Digital Weeks, a series of events organized or coordinated by All Digital, an organization representing digital competence centres.
The European Commission has launched a new expert group with the mission to tackle disinformation and promote digital literacy.
The European Union will hold its fourth European education summit online on 9 December this year.
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.
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.
ICDL Germany spoke with an informatics teacher about what schools learned from lockdown and how to improve teachers’ digital skills.