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Kenya TTT

ICDL Train the Trainer (TTT) Kenya Edition

Wednesday, 5th April 2017 marked the beginning a 3-day Train the Trainer program in Kenya which attracted ICDL trainers from different ATCs in Kenya. The training was carried out at Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD), an ICDL ATC in Nairobi.

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ICDL Africa - MYICT Pilot Project in Rwanda

In Partnership with ICDL, the Ministry of Youth and ICT took an initiative to train Civil Servants starting with the Security Sector. The training was funded by the government through the National Capacity Building Secretariat. Training was provided by...

ICT in Education


ICT in Education addresses the need for integration of technology in classrooms in Africa- ICDL Africa General Manager, Etinick Mutinda

ICT in Education

Teachers are the Key to Successful ICT in Education

The key to unlocking the opportunities offered by educational technology is investing in teachers’ skills. It is surprising then, that many teachers feel a lack of confidence in their digital skills, and feel that they need further professional development to use ICT in education.

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Specto and SOS Sign MOU to Accredit ICDL Centers in 6 Countries

The MOU was signed in Casablanca, Morocco by Ms. Jalila Manal (ICT Director of MENA Region), SOS, and Mr. Naseem Abu-el-Haija (Manager, Specto). The purpose of the MOU is to jointly support training and ICDL certification of SOS children, youth and mothers. According to the MOU, Specto will accredit SOS centers in the above countries to offer ICDL training and testing

Digital Ambassadors Program


The Digital Ambassador Program is a new initiative to support Rwanda in increasing the number of digitally literate citizens and to transform young job seekers, helping them to deliver digital skills programs in their communities.


20 Organizations that insist on ICDL

Here are 20 organizations that insist on ICDL

Launch of Digital Citizen in Rwanda

Digital Citizen Programme Launched in Rwanda at Nu Vision High School

The Digital Citizen programme was launched at Nu Vision High School in Kigali, Rwanda by ICDL Africa. ICDL trainers and students were joined by the school’s Principal, Ndumiso Dube, ICDL Coordinator, Apollo Ssempebwa, and representatives of ICDL Africa including General Manager, Etinick Mutinda, and Rwanda Country Manager, Solange Umulisa

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Kenyan High School leavers Learn about Digital skills at Machakos Institute of Technology

Representatives of ICDL Africa presented the ICDL programme to an audience of over 200 potential candidates at the Machakos Institute of Technology career day on 22 February. The event, which took place in Machakos, Kenya, was an opportunity for high-school leavers to learn about how they can advance their education and kick-start their careers.

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Computing Skills Unlock Creativity and Curiosity

Study after study shows that people don’t have sufficient digital skills. There’s a real danger that computers become magic boxes that we don’t understand. That is why ECDL Foundation’s new Computing module has been developed with the input of experts from around the world, and can certify the computing skills of students to the same high standard as other ICDL modules. The module covers core computational thinking techniques like problem decomposition, pattern recognition, abstraction and algorithms as well as practical skills relating to coding.

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