ICDL References & Endorsements


June 2006 – Major ICDL Implementation Underway in the Middle East


The Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt has undertaken to certify the computer skills of at least 1 Million public servants over the next 5 years using ICDL, with the potential for several million more to follow. ICDL strategic partner UNESCO will provide Quality Assurance services as part of their regional commitment to supporting …

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Uganda – UCC Adopts ICDL for Small Scale Digital Skills​


Uganda Communication Commission (UCC) is a Government of Uganda agency that is mandated to regulate the communications sector in Uganda.  UCC set up the Rural Communications Development Fund (RCDF) to enable citizens access technology infrastructure and services. ​ RCDF has adopted ICDL as the training platform for upskilling the different communities in Uganda. ​ RCDF signed a partnership with the Federation of Small & Medium …

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Rwanda Revenue Authority becomes ICDL Accredited Test Centre


The Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) is a government revenue collection agency established by the Parliament of Rwanda. The RRA is charged with enforcing, assessing, collecting, and accounting for the various taxes imposed in Rwanda. As part of its work to support digitalisation and improve service delivery, the RRA is training and certifying its staff to …

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The National Bank of Rwanda


The National Bank of Rwanda strives to be a world class Central Bank that contributes to economic growth & development, by using robust monetary policy tools to maintain stable market prices. The Bank ensures financial stability in a free market economy as it embraces innovations, diversity, inclusiveness, and economic integration. The Central Bank of Rwanda …

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Tanzania – ICT Commission recognised ICDL for the workforce


The Tanzania Information and Communication Technologies (lCT) Commission (ICTC) is a government of Tanzania agency. ​ In 2019, The ICT Commission recognised ICDL Africa as a partner to certify people with an international benchmark certification in Digital Skills. ​ ICDL has been seen as a partner in human capital development in Digital Skills for the Education , Public and Private sectors in Tanzania . …

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Strategic Agreement signed to expand ICDL in Nigeria


In October 2016, The Chairman of E-Tech Complete Solutions, Mr A.U Mustapha, visited the ICDL Foundation Head Office in Dublin, Ireland to discuss the ICDL programme and sign a Memorandum of Understanding with ICDL Foundation. Mr Mustapha signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ICDL Foundation CEO, Damien O’Sullivan. The MoU sets out a clear …

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The Nigerian Minister for Education approves ICDL as the National standard for Computer Literacy in the Ministry for Education and for the Education Sector


At the launch of the Computer Acquisition Scheme (an integral part of Nigeria’s Roadmap for the Education Sector), the Honourable Minister Prof. (Mrs.) R. Rufa’i firstly acknowledged that ICT has, “…become the language for survival in the world today and the bedrock of the development of any nation”, and she recognised the need to fast-track …

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Kenya – Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVETA)​


The Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA) accredited ICDL Africa as a “Foreign Examination Body” and approved the ICDL programme as a certificate level qualification in the TVETA system in Kenya. ​ The TVET Authority is the regulator of the TVET Sector in Kenya. TVET Authority accredited ICDL Africa as a foreign certification body recognised to offer  Digtial Skills Certifications in Kenya. …

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