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Keep up to date with the latest ICDL activities in Ireland.

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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ICDL Ireland schools competition 2022 winner announced


Congratulations to St Mary’s Secondary School in Nenagh, Co. Tipperary, who are the winners of this year’s ICDL Ireland schools competition. Special mentions also go to Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne in Dingle, Co. Kerry and Loreto Letterkenny Secondary School in Letterkenny, Co. Donegal for their entries. Entries for the competition were received from across Ireland from …

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ICDL Ireland launches ATC competition


ICDL Ireland would like to highlight and celebrate the achievements of ICDL test centres across Ireland with a new competition. If you run ICDL in your centre you can be in with a chance of winning a GoPro HERO10 5K action camera by entering below. During these past two years, test centres, trainers, tutors and …

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Digital skills gaps a global problem, report finds


Skills gaps are a global problem according to a new report from Coursera, an online learning platform. The 2021 Industry Skills report highlights that skill gaps are an issue across all global regions and essentially all jobs. Critical skills needed by companies include cloud computing, cybersecurity, data analysis and software development. By 2025, studies show that 149 …

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ICDL Ireland launches schools competition


ICDL Ireland would like to highlight and celebrate the achievements of ICDL schools across Ireland with a new competition. If you run ICDL in your school you can be in with a chance of winning a GoPro HERO10 5K action camera by entering below. During these past two years, schools, teachers and students have shown …

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Give your students the edge with ICDL digital skills certification


Did you know that one in three 13-14 year olds don’t have even the most basic digital skills? With digital skills featuring in over 80% of job vacancies, learning how to use technology safely and proficiently is vital for students. We’ve put together a presentation to help schools showcase to students and parents how schools can succeed with ICDL. Many Irish …

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Creating the Future: Computing in Education


This week marks EU Code Week, running across Europe from 9 to 24 October 2021. This past year has shown the importance of digital skills for all, particularly secondary students who have had to adapt to online learning during school closures across Europe. Many students lack the digital skills they need to thrive in their …

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A complete digital skills solution for schools


This past 18 months has shown the importance of digital skills for all students. So if you are looking for an all-inclusive package to certify your students in the skills and confidence to use technology, ICDL can help. ICDL offers certification in your choice of 25 subjects covering all aspects of digital competence, from presentations to …

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The advantages of eLearning


With the brand new ICDL Profile Packs, your learners are now automatically given access to eLearning across most ICDL modules. But what can eLearning offer your learners alongside their classroom training? A chance to go over topics eLearning offers learners a chance to progress at their own pace. It offers a way of catching up …

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