Testimonials and Case Studies in Education
Students with ICT skills will enjoy an enriched educational experience and will be better prepared for life, work, and further learning. ICT skills enable teachers to use technology more effectively in the teaching process, thus achieving educational goals more efficiently, and in doing so saving time, and increasing productivity in the classroom. For a selection of testimonials and case studies with ECDL Foundation involvement in the education sector, please see below:
ICDL at Anyang University, South Korea
ICDL’s Incorporation into the Curriculum Raises Student ICT Levels – Anyang University, South Korea.
ICDL at Centro Educacional Njerenje - Mozambique
Experienced husband and wife teaching team who set up the school are providing the students with ICDL training for a competitive advantage in education and/or the world of work.
University of East London - United Kingdom
The university has chosen the ECDL programme to enable their students to competently use the ICT infrastructure available to them, and to prepare them with the ICT skills that they will need in the workplace.
The Integration of ECDL into the Kosovan Education System
Decision to replace the existing Kosovan secondary schools’ ICT curriculum with the ECDL certification programme syllabus.
ClaseDigital - Chile
Endorsing ICDL at GovernmentalLevel – Setting up a National Standard for ICT Competences and Improving Students’ Employability in Chile
Schools and Universities - Italy
In 1999, an agreement was signed between the Ministry of Education and the Italian Computer Society (AICA) making ECDL the official standard for evaluating computer skills in the Italian education system
ICDL in Jordan - Upgrading the Education System through ICT
Ministry of education to adopt the programme as the standard among all teachers and its employees.
University Capacity Building Project - South Korea
‘University Capacity Building’ project has to date allocated funds to 50 third-level institutions to support programmes of ICDL certification
The Implementation of ECDL in the German Federal School System
ECDL as a recognised standard of digital literacy and ICT competence within the state education system.
Teaching the Teachers - Kosovo
As part of the reform initiative, a programme of ECDL certification for teachers was introduced in 2009. By 2012, it is planned that more than 27,000 teachers in Kosovo will have obtained their ECDL certification.
The Nigerian Minister for Education Approves ICDL as the National Standard for Computer Literacy
ICDL has been officially approved by the Ministry as the best means to modernise the Nigerian education sector.
Enhancing Computer Literacy in the Rural School System of Cambodia through ICDL
ICDL is a critical element in the government’s worthy efforts to improve its economy and the lives of its citizens.
ECDL endorsed by BIBB – the German Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training
ECDL was incorporated into staff training by BIBB in 2009 to raise the standards of digital literacy within the organisation.
Youth Science Academy Project - Poland
The project gives a chance to develop computer skills both for children from the poor families as well as from middle-class areas.
ICT Training for Teachers in Malpolska, Poland
The project’s aim is to increase the teachers' ICT skills, and is directed at teachers of non-IT subjects working in the Małopolska Region, in both urban and rural areas.
ICDL Training for Students and Teachers in Kerman Province, Iran
Within a year of the project’s roll-out, 343 teachers and 180 students were ICDL certified.
Zambian Minister of Education Endorses the Importance of ICDL
The implementation of ICDL as an internationally recognised certification is considered by the Minister as an extremely useful measure.
ICDL as an Official Academic Curriculum Requirement - Saudi Arabia
ICDL Saudi Arabia supports an average of 20,000 University students who are taking ICDL as a mandatory course.
RISE Business Schools – Paris-Est - France
In 2005, the school made the decision to include the ECDL certification into its curriculum.
Ministry of Education Incorporates ECDL into Secondary Education Curriculum - Italy
A case study about the agreement between the Italian Ministry of Education and AICA which since 1999 has made ECDL the official standard.