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.
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
On September 1st, ICDL Americas and the University of Panama celebrated the completion of the first pilot ICDL certification, during the ceremony certificates were given to candidates who completed the process last August.
ICDL Colombia participating in the International Teleworking Fair with their +Teleworking ICDL profile
Companies, workers, entrepreneurs, government representatives, national and international experts and the general public met last August 30th and 31st in Bogota, Colombia at the 3rd International Teleworking Fair, organized by the Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and the Ministry of Labour
Reinforcing what our previous report Perception and Reality: Measuring Digital Skills in Europe found other reports are also showing that low digital skills are creating a barrier for people who could stand to benefit from using ICT.
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?
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.
In line with the project 'Tunja Vive Digital' is being carried out initiatives to promote the economic, social and cultural development in this city.
It’s no surprise that there is a cost associated with having a poorly skilled workforce, and it is certainly true that businesses and organisations face a real danger from the digital skills gap.
ICDL Americas, the international entity ECDL Foundation, launched on March 8 regional offices for Latin America and the Caribbean in the City of Knowledge, Panama.