Ms Zenda Tan of ICDL Asia gave two presentations on ‘Building a Digital Workforce: The Singapore Experience’ to invited audiences last week in Auckland and Wellington, New Zealand.
On 14 September 2016, ICDL Asia participated in the ICT Employment Opportunities and Certifications Forum in the Manila, Philippines. Participants of this event included States Universities, Department of ICT (DICT) Clusters Offices, together with some National Government Agencies.
On 8 September 2016, the ICDL team in Thailand took part in the launch event for Phuket Smart City. As part of the Royal Thai Government’s vision for a vibrant Digital Economy, Phuket will be developed into a Smart City to upgrade entrepreneurs, SMEs and start-ups in Phuket.
ICDL Foundation has published a new brochure, looking at qualifications frameworks in more detail, and examining how the ICDL programme fits into them.
As part of the initiative between ICDL Asia and the Computer Skills Foundation (CSF), ICDL’s National Operator in Taiwan, ICDL Courses were conducted in Northern Taiwan during 25th to 26th August 2016.
Simplus Skills- the leading ATC of ICDL India participated at the Sheroes Summit 2016 held on 10 August, at Eros Hotel, New Delhi.
The Computer Skills Foundation (CSF), ICDL’s partner and representative in Taiwan, is officially opening ICDL programs and Certification Tests to the Taiwanese public, as of July 2016.
The launch of the Digital Citizen Tablet Fundamentals Module was announced at this year’s ICDL Asia Annual Forum 2016.
On the 20th July 2016, ICDL Asia held the Executive Dialogue Session 2016, co-organised with Singapore National Employers Federation. Mr. Teo Ser Luck, Minister of State for Manpower was the Guest-Of-Honour for the event.
At the Skill India One Year Anniversary Ceremony on 15 July 2016, Honorable President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, together with Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy, launched the first batch of 15 International Skills Centres across India.