The information Technology Department of the Oshwal College hosted it's third ICT contest for High School Students. The aim of the contest was to engage millennials in a challenge focusing on their ICT skills and knowledge.This event was also geared towards promoting the uptake of ICDL in the various schools and creating awareness on Digital Literacy and its importance.Oshwal College is the first ATC in Kenya to plan for such an event.
Over 150 students from eight different schools participated. These were Arya Vedic, Aga Khan High School-Nairobi, Nairobi Jaffery Academy, Arya Girls-Negara, Kitenge International School, St. Mary's International and Acadelite Academy participated.
ICDL Africa's Faith Ajema gave a key note address focusing on the importance of certification in various IT skills and competencies. She also noted that the Kenyan Government formally and lawfully recognizes ICDL certification as the entry level computer certification designed to demonstrate competence in computer use.
Arya Vedic School emerged the overall winners.Aga Khan High School and Nairobi Jaffery Academy emerged the 1st and 2nd runners up.