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?