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ICDL Americas and Infoplazas AIP sign Memorandum of Understanding

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

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ICDL Americas Promotes Digital Inclusion and Skills Development at Virtual Educa Event

ICDL Americas continued its work promoting digital skills and inclusion at a major international conference this month. Staff from ICDL Americas participated in the 22nd International Virtual Educa event...

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Perception and Reality: Measuring Digital Skills

If I asked you to rate your skills with word processing software on a scale of 1 to 10, then it is pretty likely that you would rate your skills quite highly, maybe an 8 or a 9. But what is that score based on?

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ECDL Adopted by European Commission Directorate-General for Research & Innovation

Staff at the European Commission’s DG Research and Innovation, in Brussels, are benefiting from ECDL certification under a new initiative to boost digital skills and improve workplace productivity.

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Digital Skills are the Key to Staying Safe Online

Online safety has a lot in common with staying safe in other aspects of our lives. When children learn to cross the street for example, they develop the experience and judgement to use their skills to know when it is safe to cross.

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Digital skills rive the work of public servants in Colombia

In line with the project 'Tunja Vive Digital' is being carried out initiatives to promote the economic, social and cultural development in this city.

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ICDL America and the Association of Universities of Latin America and the Caribbean (UDUAL) sign Memorandum of Understanding

ICDL Americas and the Association of Universities of Latin America and the Caribbean (UDUAL) sign Memorandum of Understanding to promote and develop digital skills in the field of higher education with special benefits for its affiliated institutions.

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ICDL Americas launches new test platforms in the Caribbean region

As part of their efforts to promote the ICDL certification programme in the English speaking Caribbean region, ICDL Americas recently launched new platforms available for the certification test and other optional resources.


Over 1,000 instructors of SENA in Colombia were trained and certified by ICDL

A digital skills programme started in Colombia with cooperation between the National Learning Service, Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje (SENA) and ICDL Colombia. The National School of Instructors of SENA aimed to train instructors to ensure they have the necessary digital skills to include ICT in their teaching activities and daily work.


2015: Year in Review

2015 was another busy year for digital skills. Now that the year is drawing to a close, we thought we’d take a moment to look back at some of the highlights of 2015.