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ICDL Remote Work module launched


The Remote Work module covers the main concepts and good practices needed to work effectively from any remote location. Being able to work effectively outside of the office is beneficial for both employee and organisation, and at times a necessity for business continuity. However, without the necessary skills, working remotely can be an ineffective and …

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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 during Covid restrictions


As Covid restrictions continue, we wanted to remind you that ICDL Ireland is 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 can be best supported. Whether your learners are …

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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 gov.ie/leavingcertificate. The Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh TD today (Monday 25 May 2020) announced that the new online …

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Assessing IT skills with free practice tests


All ICDL courses offer free online practice tests called Diagnostic Tests to help you diagnose what digital skills you need to work on the most. What is an ICDL diagnostic test? Diagnostic tests are a kind of practice or mock assessment of your skills for a specific ICDL course. They contain similar questions to the …

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ECDL/ICDL is now free from SOLAS as response to ongoing Covid-19 crisis


ECDL/ICDL is now free on fetchcourses.ie to support those affected by the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. SOLAS, the Further Education and Training Authority, has made ECDL/ICDL resources available for free on the SOLAS online learning service as a support to learners who have been impacted by the current containment measures. Students can now access 10 ECDL …

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