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News Archive 2009

2009-12-31

ICDL Training and Testing Centre at Manipal University Dubai

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Manipal University Dubai has joined hands with the International Computer Driving License (ICDL) GCC Foundation in order to offer the internationally recognized certifications. The Department of Information Technology has been successfully accredited as the ICDL authorized Training and Testing Centre. More

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2009-12-29

ICDL GCC Foundation calls for more awareness programs in support of campaign against cyber-crimes

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ICDL GCC Foundation, the governing body and the certification authority of the International Computer Driving Licence program in the Gulf States, is calling on all GCC governments for the implementation of more education and awareness programs to boost the ongoing campaign against the proliferation of cyber-crimes across the region. More

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2009-12-22

Sultan Qaboos University receives Award of Excellence for delivering ICDL program

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Sultan Qaboos University (SQU)’s Centre for Community Service and Continuing Education was today presented with an Award of Excellence for its continuous contributions towards the advancement of digital literacy in the Sultanate of Oman, especially by offering the ICDL program. More

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2009-12-14

ECDL Foundation highlights role of digital literacy in economic recovery, awards top programs at Global Forum

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At the ECDL Foundation’s Annual Global Forum over 130 experts, involved in thousands of projects from around the world, renewed their commitment to digital literacy as a major driving force for the economic recovery the world today needs. More

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2009-12-06

Bahrain Polytechnic endorses ICDL programme and receives accreditation for its centre

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Bahrain Polytechnic recently signed an agreement to endorse the International Computer Driving Licence (ICDL) digital literacy program, in line with its strategy to enhance the IT skills of its vocational students. Under the terms of the agreement which was signed on 26th October, the ICDL GCC Foundation. More

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2009-11-08

ICDL GCC Foundation steps up campaign to promote IT literacy in Oman through partnerships with academic sector

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ICDL GCC Foundation, the governing body and certification authority of the International Computer Driving Licence (ICDL) program, has recently granted ICDL certification to 69 students of the Azzan Bin Qais Private School in Oman, as part of the Foundation’s intensified support for the Omani government’s efforts to establish a fully integrated digital society. More

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2009-11-02

ICDL and ictQATAR solidify their Partnership with a 3 years Road Map

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Doha, Qatar, November 2, 2009 – ICDL GCC Foundation and the Supreme Council of Information and Communication Technology (ictQATAR) have announced the renewal of its 2006 memorandum of understanding. This agreement comes in alignment with ictQATAR’s e-Literacy initiatives that were established in an effort to boost government performance and empower citizens with computer skills to take advantage of today’s technologies and online services. More

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2009-10-28

Michigan State University Dubai establish new ICDL Training and Test Centre

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Michigan State University (MSU) Dubai has announced that it has recently partnered with ICDL GCC Foundation, the governing body and certification authority of the International Computer Driving Licence (ICDL) program in the GCC region and Iraq, to establish a new ICDL accredited Training and Test Centre at MSU Dubai. More

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2009-07-08

ICDL calls for more computer training facilities to spread digital literacy among people with special needs in the UAE and other GCC countries

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ICDL GCC Foundation, the governing body and certification authority of the International Computer Driving Licence (ICDL) program in the Gulf region, has called for increased number of computer training facilities that build the capability of people with special needs in the UAE and other GCC countries. More

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2009-07-01

More than 12,000 GCC national students enrol in ICDL program during summer training camps

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ICDL GCC Foundation, the governing body and certification authority of the International Computer Driving Licence (ICDL) program in the Gulf region, has recently announced that in partnership with Ministries of Education and Education Councils, more than 12,000 GCC national students across more than 100 centres in the GCC region are to get ICDL certificates during ICDL summer training camps of 2009. More

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