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News Archive 2010

2010-11-21

Strategic Partnerships in support of regional educational reform announced at BETT ME Exhibition

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Abu Dhabi – In support of regional educational reform and to engage the private sector in creative initiatives, Hewlett Packard (HP), the global technology leader, and ICDL GCC Foundation, the official awarding body of the ICDL certification in the Gulf region, have announced the signing of a strategic partnership agreement to work together on promulgating digital literacy in the region through various initiatives including sponsorship of educational activities. More

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2010-11-01

ICDL GCC Foundation calls for increased creativity and integration of ICT in schools to reduce student dropouts

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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 and Iraq, calls on intensive collaborative to address the silent social epidemic dealing with dropping out of school. This is an international dilemma but in the UAE between 21 to 25 per cent of Emirati students are dropping out of public schools after their second year.More

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2010-10-01

Pioneering experience for Government authorities & leading IT companies in spreading digital literacy across the Gulf region

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Ministry of Education Bahrain 10,000 students obtain ICDL Certificates via summer training camps
ICDL GCC Foundation, the governing body and certification authority of the International Computer Driving License (ICDL) program in the GCC and Iraq, has called for more efforts and stronger partnerships between government authorities and private sector companies in support of IT literacy initiatives across the region. More

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2010-09-26

ICDL GCC Foundation and SABIS University launch IT literacy program in Iraq

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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 and Iraq, has announced that on 6-9-2010 it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with SABIS University, Kurdistan as a distinguished partner to promote digital awareness and promulgate IT literacy in Iraq. More

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2010-08-29

Dubai Healthcare Authority and ICDL GCC Foundation launch new campaign for IT awareness in healthcare sector

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Ministry of Education BahrainICDL GCC Foundation, the governing body and certification authority of the International Computer Driving Licence (ICDL) program in the Gulf region and Iraq, is launching a new awareness campaign with Dubai Health Authority (DHA) to highlight the importance and impact of IT skills in the healthcare sector. ICDL GCC Foundation pointed out that investments in IT by healthcare institutions have increased significantly in line with the sustained growth of the GCC's healthcare industry, which according to a study by the World Bank has been projected to reach a value of USD 60 billion by 2025. More
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2010-08-01

ICDL GCC Foundation calls for increased CSR awareness among corporate citizens in support of public digital literacy

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ICDL GCC Foundation, the governing body and the certification authority of the International Computer Driving License program in GCC and Iraq, called on more participation from the private and semi-government businesses to support further digital awareness among all sectors of society through their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs. Everyone is ultimately a stakeholder from a digitally literate society, as it will facilitate to consumers the reach to more products and services available online, and extends to governments and businesses increased online transactions at significant operational cost savings. More

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2010-07-14

ICDL summer camps rolled out across GCC to stimulate our youth with IT skills and Entertainment

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The activities receive remarkable support from policy makers, parents, government and private sectors.
ICDL GCC Foundation, the governing body and the certification authority of the International Computer Driving License program in the Gulf States and Iraq, has announced the participation of more than 10,000 male and female students from different GCC countries in the ICDL Summer Camps 2010, an initiative being held for the eighth consecutive year to promulgate digital literacy in the region.More

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2010-06-26

ICDL signifies e-Commerce as an integral part for economic growth and reducing unemployment in the Gulf region

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 height= ICDL GCC Foundation, the governing body and certification authority of the International Computer Driving Licence (ICDL) program in the Gulf region and Iraq, has drawn attention to the significant development currently underway in the region with the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for commercial transactions. More

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2010-05-16

ICDL Certification is endorsed for all AMSI schools for ICT education

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Academia Management Solutions International (AMSI), a leading academic solutions provider managing Al Mawakeb Schools (Al Garhoud and Al Barsha), the International School of Arts & Sciences and the Lebanese School (Doha,Qatar) has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with ICDL GCC Foundation, the governing body and certification authority of the International Computer Driving Licence (ICDL). More

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2010-05-12

ICDL GCC Foundation chief receives 'Citizen ID Award' during ID WORLD 2010 held in Abu Dhabi

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أقيم على هامش فعاليات "القمة العالمية لبطاقات الهوية 2010" (The ID WORLD 2010)، الحدث السنوي الذي يجمع عدداً من أبرز المختصين في مجال تكنولوجيا الهوية من أوروبا والشرق الأوسط وأفريقيا، والتي عقدت مؤخّراً في إمارة أبوظبي حفل تكريمً تسلم خلاله جميل عزو، مدير عام "مؤسسة الرخصة الدولية لقيادة الكمبيوتر لمجلس التعاون الخليجي"، جائزة "هوية المواطن" (Citizen ID Award).   المزيد

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