The Crucial Role of Digital Literacy in Shaping Tomorrow’s Students

In today’s rapidly evolving digital age, where information is just a click away and technology touches every aspect of our lives, digital literacy has become a fundamental skill for students. Digital literacy encompasses a wide range of competencies that empower students to navigate, comprehend, and critically engage with the digital world. Here, we explore the …

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Over 80% of workers looking to improve their digital skills

Recent research from Salesforce has shown that only 32% of Irish workers are confident that they have the skills they need for the digital workplace, but that the vast majority are planning to upskill in this area. The top workplace digital skills for employees in Ireland are skills to use collaborative technology, digital administrative skills, …

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Free access to new ICDL emerging tech modules for schools

We’re pleased to be able to offer schools with the ICT bundle free access to 4 brand new ICDL modules. ICDL Insights These short, introductory modules provide conceptual understanding of emerging technology to those who are not IT professionals. The modules you now have access to are: Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence and Big Data. …

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ICDL Ireland has you covered

Updated: June 2021 As Covid restrictions are now starting to ease, we wanted to remind you that ICDL Ireland is still here to help. Find out more below about making the best of ICDL in this different learning environment. Covid-proof digital learning and testing Covid has challenged you all to think differently about how learners …

Looking to kickstart your career? Women4IT can get you ready for a digital job

ICDL Ireland is a partner in an innovative and ambitious project to develop the digital competences of young women who are at risk of exclusion from the labour market, by improving their employability.  “Women4IT” is a multi-stakeholder partnership funded by the EEA Grants and the Norway Grants Fund for Youth Employment. We aim to select …

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COVID-19 is a significant risk to progress on educational disadvantage

Education systems across the world are being impacted by COVID-19. Almost 900 million children and young people are affected by interruptions in their education and this number is growing. The response from education systems across the globe has been to turn to technological solutions to continue to engage their students in learning. As education systems …

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Schools must prepare for return to remote learning

The coronavirus pandemic disrupted the education and training of learners across the world. In particular, learners from a disadvantaged background risk falling further behind, as distanced learning continues and the debate rages on about how to get learners back into classrooms as safely as possible. A recent report published by Cedefop, the European Centre for the …

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€15m government funding to address student digital divide

A new scheme announced by Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD and Minister of State Niall Collins TD will provide €168 million of funding for third level institutions and students. Notably, this new scheme includes €15 million to help us address the digital divide and give students the …

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Online registration for Leaving Certificate Calculated Grades now open!

Please note: applications have now closed. Minister McHugh announces online registration for Leaving Certificate Calculated Grades opened on Tuesday 26 May. ­All 2020 Leaving Certificate and Leaving Certificate Applied students were able to register on The Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh TD today (Monday 25 May 2020) announced that the new online …


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