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  • Tue, 17 Jul 2018ICDL Foundation Announces Five Modules Recommended for College Credit by American Council on Education

  • ECDL/ ICDL Foundation, the organisation responsible for the ICDL digital skills certification programme, today announced that the American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for five ICDL modules. ACE, the major coordinating body for all higher education institutions in the United States, seeks to provide leadership and a unifying voice on key higher education issues and to influence public policy through advocacy, research, and program initiatives.

    ACE CREDIT helps adults gain academic credit for courses and examinations taken outside traditional degree programs. More than 2,000 US colleges and universities consider ACE CREDIT recommendations in determining the applicability of coursework and examination results to their courses and degree programs.
    For more than 30 years, colleges and universities have trusted ACE CREDIT to provide reliable course equivalency information to facilitate their decisions to award academic credit. For more information, visit the ACE CREDIT website at
    www.acenet.edu/credit.
     
    ECDL/ ICDL Foundation offers a total of five modules that have been recommended for college credit by ACE CREDIT. For a complete listing of these courses, please visit ICDL Foundation’s page on the
    ACE CREDIT National Guide website.

    About ACE
    Founded in 1918, ACE is the major coordinating body for all the United States’ higher education institutions, representing more than 1,600 college and university presidents and more than 200 related associations nationwide. It provides leadership on key higher education issues and influences public policy through advocacy. For more information, please visit www.acenet.edu or follow ACE on Twitter @ACEducation.

    About ECDL/ ICDL
    ECDL/ ICDL Foundation is an international organisation dedicated to raising digital competence standards in the workforce, education and society. Our certification programmes, delivered through an active network in more than 100 countries, enable individuals and organisations to assess, build and certify their competence in the use of computers and digital tools to the globally-recognised ICDL standard.
    As a non-profit social enterprise ICDL Foundation benefits from the unique support of experts from national computer societies and partners worldwide to develop vendor-independent standards which define the skills and knowledge required to use digital technology effectively. We work with education and training partners, local and regional authorities, national governments, international development organisations as well as public and private sector employers in all sectors, in the delivery of our programmes.
    The quality and reputation of ICDL is built on almost twenty years of experience in delivering our certification programmes to over 15 million people and in more than 40 languages worldwide, with more than 2.5 million ICDL tests taken annually. Our success is maintained by our ongoing innovation in certification programme development, our commitment to rigorous test design methodologies, and consistent adherence to our quality assurance standards.