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  • Tue, 01 Feb 2011CEPIS and IVI tasked by the European Commission to develop ICT Professionalism and enhance mobility

    With the cost of IT project failures in business estimated at up to €4.5 trillion worldwide, and with research indicating that half of IT projects incur budget overruns of more than 80%, the European Commission has engaged with the Council of European Professional Informatics Societies (CEPIS) and the Innovation Value Institute (IVI), to advance the development of ICT Professionalism in Europe...

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  • Mon, 31 Jan 2011European Economic Chamber of Trade, Commerce and Industry (EEIG) Recommends ECDL

    European business executives, entrepreneurs, professionals and corporations wishing to promote and contribute to EU harmonisation established EEIG with the aims and objectives to support sustainable development and economic growth in the context of national priorities. One of the chamber’s goals is to ensure that the future requirements of Europe’s business community are reflected in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) programmes...

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  • Mon, 24 Jan 2011ICT SKILLS: TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION WORKS

    A recent study from the Applied Research and Innovation Department of the ALBA Graduate Business School in Greece shows clearly that investment in ICT skills training and certification is highly effective, and that it represents a real and immediate return on investment for companies.  ICT-trained employees are more efficient, they work quicker, and make fewer mistakes; and the time that supervisors and other colleagues spend dealing with difficulties is halved where employees have been trained...

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  • Wed, 29 Dec 2010EUROPEAN COMMISSION’S eGOVERNMENT PLAN TO BOOST SERVICES BY 50% SHOULD BE COMPLEMENTED WITH AN INVESTMENT IN SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

    According to the EC: “The Action Plan aims at maximising the complementarities of national and European policy instruments. Its actions support the transition of eGovernment into a new generation of open, flexible and collaborative seamless eGovernment services at local, regional, national and European level that will empower citizens and businesses”...

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  • Thu, 09 Dec 2010ECDL FOUNDATION WELCOMES THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION INITIATIVE ‘AN AGENDA FOR NEW SKILLS AND JOBS’ AND STRESSES THE IMPORTANCE OF ICT SKILLS IN EMPLOYMENT GENERATION

    ECDL Foundation, as the certifying authority of the leading international computer skills certification programme ECDL / ICDL, applauds the agenda’s proposal for incentives for public and private investment in education and training, and stresses the transversal role of digital competence as the key to increasing employment levels in Europe...

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  • Mon, 06 Dec 2010ICDL STANDARDS INCORPORATED INTO SINGAPORE’S NATIONAL EMPLOYABITLITY SKILLS INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES (ICT) MODULES

    Enhancing the digital competence of the workforce is a positive measure of increasing productivity and proactively positioning a national economy to generate economic growth and to react swiftly to the changes in the global economy. This alignment through the Memorandum of Understanding signed between ECDL Foundation and WDA means that WDA Continuing Education and Training Centres and Approved Training Organisations, which provide Employability Skills Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications Information Communication Technologies (ICT) training, will start offering ICDL Syllabus 5...

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  • Thu, 28 Oct 2010Experts Meet to Develop Global Digital Literacy Initiatives

    The need to develop the skills of national workforces through targeted national and international initiatives becomes increasingly important during challenging economic times. Skills’ development initiatives, including the development of digital skills, will have a profound impact on the creation of more agile and competitive economies (both in developing and more developed countries), and through the provision of greater access to Information Communication Technology (ICT) for all, will contribute to more inclusive societies...

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  • Thu, 30 Sep 20105,000,000 PEOPLE TO HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO BE SKILLED THROUGH ECDL FOUNDATION’S SUPPORT OF THE DIGITAL AGENDA

    As the Digital Agenda rightly identifies, improved digital literacy and ICT skills’ development will have a critical role to play in the drive to: invigorate the Romanian economy, nurture an innovative workforce, and to minimise the digital divide, and will be integral to the success of the policy of smart, sustainable and inclusive growth...

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  • Thu, 22 Jul 2010Get your license to have fun! Saturday, July 31, Herastrau Park

         Charles de Gaulle entrance in Herastrau Park will became on Saturday, July 31, the Fun Day location. Starting at 4:00 p.m this is the place where all children are invited to join the ECDL contests together with their parents.       Children must hunt for the ECDL Cat at the Charles de Gaulle entrance...

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  • Wed, 07 Jul 2010We wait for you to enter www.clickpeverde.ro and to participate to our "ECO Summer" short video making contest

    " ECO Summer” contest is addressing directly to the children since they are more open in terms of attitude change towards the environment. The contest is aiming to develop children's ecological culture that is very low at the present time. Children must understand that any action influencing their relationship with the living and learning environment is important...

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