Since last October, IBEC Región Andina has begun to offer the ICDL international certification standard for digital competences from their centers in Quito, Ecuador and Lima, Peru, which have been accredited as ICDL Accredited Test Centres
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.
Last week, during this year ECDL Foundation forum, ICDL Americas signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Infoplaza AIP, based in Panama, with the aim of working together in projects of dissemination, training and certification of digital skills for workers and the community
How do you measure digital skills? How do you work out whether a candidate for a job has the skills and competences that they will need to do the work?
On September 13, 2017, in commemoration of the programmer's day, the first event of the 'Programme your game’ contest was held for the first time by the Technological University of Panama, who invited ICDL Americas to participate as sponsors.
ICDL Americas sponsored the first Inter-University Forum on ‘Virtual Education’, at the invitation of Santa María La Antigua Catholic University. Organised by the Board of Rectors in Panama
ICDL Americas took part in the 18th international Virtual Educa event, which took place in Bogotá Colombia. The event, which is considered the most important event on education, innovation and ICT in the Latin American and Caribbean region
ICDL Colombia wins first place in the 'ECDL / ICDL in the Workplace' category of the 2017 Best Practice Awards granted by the ECDL Foundation
The 2017 International ECDL Foundation Forum took place on May 18th and 19th, 2017 in Malta at the Hilton Malta Hotel. ICDL Colombia won the first place in the category of ‘ECDL / ICDL in the Workplace’ with their project ‘Teleworking in the Public Sector’.
Santa María La Antigua Catholic University (USMA) completed its accreditation process as an ICDL Accredited Test Centre, becoming the first in the country.
Dora, the high-tech mobile learning centre was purchased from Alexandra, where it had operated as a school bus since 1985. Dora was reinvented as a mobile digital learning centre in 2011 after the Christchurch earthquakes, to support the ‘Stepping Up’ classes in Christchurch.