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  • NEWS ARCHIVE — 2012

  • Thu, 01 Nov 2012ECDL ROMANIA wins WITSA Merit Award at WCIT 2012

    Montreal, Canada: On the final day of the 2012 World Congress on Information Technology, the World Information Technology and services Alliance (WITSA) announced the 2012 WITSA Global ICT  Excellence Awards. These Awards were presented at the World Congress Gala Dinner on October 23,  2012. ECDL ROMANIA received WITSA Merit Award at WCIT 2012...

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  • Tue, 30 Oct 2012Member States’ Inaction on Digital Skills Undermines EU Employability

    A recent report[1] from ECDL Foundation highlights how digital skills must remain high on national agendas to aid the much-needed increase of European employability and growth. According to this report, many political leaders are still insufficiently aware of the considerable economic opportunities that will not be realised if they fail to immediately invest in digital skills...

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  • Tue, 23 Oct 2012Minister Affirms Crucial Role of ICT Skills for Workforce Development at International Digital Literacy Seminar - Oslo

    The ECDL Foundation Forum, which this year was hosted in Oslo, Norway, is an annual event that brings together delegates from all continents with a variety of policymakers and government officials, to share knowledge and best practice around Information and Communication Technology (ICT) skills development, and the promotion of global digital literacy...

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  • Tue, 23 Oct 2012ECDL SWITZERLAND RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS INTERNATIONAL BEST PRACTICE AWARD

      The ‘Further Training for Swiss Post’ Project is the Winner in the Corporate/Private Category At the ECDL Foundation Forum 2012, held in Oslo, Norway, the entry submitted by ECDL Switzerland was voted to be an outstanding example of best practice in the Corporate/Private category. ECDL Foundation, the certifying authority for the world’s leading international computer skills certification programme, ECDL / ICDL, established the Best Practice Awards to acknowledge and credit initiatives and projects that are considered as exceptional examples of the implementation of ECDL Foundation programmes that help to raise levels of digital literacy, and promote ECDL / ICDL in local markets...

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  • Tue, 23 Oct 2012ICDL COLOMBIA RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS INTERNATIONAL BEST PRACTICE AWARD

    The Project ‘e-Citizen for the National Police Force’ is the Winner in the Government/Public Category At the ECDL Foundation Forum 2012, held in Oslo, Norway, the entry submitted by the National Operator for Colombia, ICDL Colombia, was voted to be an outstanding example of best practice in the Government/Public category...

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  • Tue, 23 Oct 2012ICDL KOREA RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS INTERNATIONAL BEST PRACTICE AWARD

    The Project ‘ICDL Smart Learning’ is the Winner in the Marketing & Public Relations Category At the ECDL Foundation Forum 2012, held in Oslo, Norway, the entry submitted by the National Operator for South Korea, ICDL Korea (KPC) was voted to be an outstanding example of best practice in the Marketing & Public Relations category...

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  • Tue, 23 Oct 2012ICDL JORDAN RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS INTERNATIONAL BEST PRACTICE AWARD

      The Project ‘Knowledge Stations’ is the Winner in the Social Inclusion Category At the ECDL Foundation Forum 2012, held in Oslo, Norway, the entry submitted by ICDL Jordan wasvoted to be an outstanding example of best practice in the Social Inclusion category. ECDL Foundation, the certifying authority for the world’s leading international computer skills certification programme, ECDL / ICDL, established the Best Practice Awards to acknowledge and credit initiatives and projects that are considered as exceptional examples of the implementation of ECDL Foundation programmes that help to raise levels of digital literacy, and promote ECDL / ICDL in local markets...

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  • Fri, 28 Sep 2012e-Citizen Programme is Awarded for Developing the Digital Skills of 110,000 National Police Officers in Colombia

     Digital skills are essential for government institutions as they seek to improve efficiency and offer better quality services to citizens.The e-Citizen programme for the National Police in Colombia, which has developed the essential ICT skills of more than 110,000 police officers, has recently been awarded the prestigious pan-Latin America FRIDA prize for its contribution to the development of the information society in Colombia...

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  • Thu, 21 Jun 2012Inspirational Visually-Impaired Czech National Nominated for European Commission Awards for Empowering Others Through ECDL Certification

          The remarkable story of visually impaired Czech ECDL Tester, Marek Sikora, has been recognised at EU level, as he has been selected as a finalist for the ‘I Am Part of IT Award’ in the European ‘e-Inclusion Awards’. This award recognises individuals who have significantly benefitted from becoming e-included...

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  • Fri, 11 May 2012ECDL Foundation Highlights the Importance of Digital Skills for Jobs at the Festival of Europe Celebrations

    Tens of thousands of visitors are expected to attend ‘European Institutions Open Day’, taking place in several official buildings across Brussels tomorrow.  ECDL Foundation will join with the European Commission DG Information Society and Media to stress the role of digital skills in achieving the social and economic inclusion that is needed to kick start a more competitive Europe...

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