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2015-03-02

ICDL Arabia targets 40,000 candidates for IT Security certification in GCC

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ICDL Arabia, has announced its plans to certify more than 40,000 candidates in IT Security in the GCC.
Taking the drive for IT security further, ICDL Arabia is carrying out this initiative in collaboration with concerned authorities within education, ICT policymakers and law enforcement across the GCC region. More

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2015-02-17

Deutsche Bank supports ICDL’s training program for orphan children in Qatar

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Deutsche Bank and ICDL Arabia, have joined forces to provide 25 underprivileged and orphan children from Doha with the much needed and highly valuable digital skills. The young beneficiaries will undergo comprehensive training in Doha’s Hi Tech Training Center and receive the ICDL certificate for Base Profile upon completion of the module. The candidates registered on December 28, 2014 and the 4-week training program will commence in February 2015. More

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2015-01-14

Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA) adopted New ICDL Profile structure

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Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA) has announced the adoption of the New ICDL Profile structure in order to enhance the digital competencies and knowledge of its employees. This aligns with QCAA’s strategy to implement the best international practices and latest concepts to support the development of the civil aviation industry and ensure the highest levels of security and safety of aviation and air transport in Qatar. More

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2015-01-11

Internet and Technology: Are digital natives really equipped?

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We have come a long way digitally from the time when shorthand and typing were considered essential skills to fetch a job based on your speed. Today, we are in an era where a primary school student – a ‘digital native’ – can type faster than even a professional. ‘Digital Native’ is a term coined by Marc Pernsky to define individuals born after the digital revolution who have grown up surrounded by technologies such as computers, video games, music players, cell phones, and other toys and tools of the digital age. More

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