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ICDL Presentation for Bhutan

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  1. 1. Introduction to ICDL Tina Wu General Manager, ICDL Asia July 2015
  2. 2. About Us
  3. 3. Our mission to enable proficient use of ICT that empowers individuals, organisations and society, through the development, promotion and delivery of quality certification programmes … throughout the world. Digital Skills Certification Global
  4. 4. Bhutan e-Government Masterplan “An ICT-Enabled, Knowledge-Based Society as a Foundation for Gross National Happiness” ICT Vision Good Governance Bhutanese Information Society Key Enabler for Sustainable Economic Development
  5. 5. Mission, Values, Actions Mission Values Digital Skills Certification Global Social Responsibility Vendor Neutrality Quality Actions Advocacy Programme Development Partner Network non-profit social enterprise
  6. 6. 2015 Highlights 2,500,000 certification tests 600,000 new candidates 104 countries
  7. 7. Global ICDL Africa ICDL Asia ICDL Americas ICDL Foundation
  8. 8. Advocacy
  9. 9. Advocacy New Digital Divide Digital Lifestyle Skills Digital Workplace Skills
  10. 10. Advocacy Digital Native Fallacy Do digital natives have digital skills for the workplace ?
  11. 11. Levels of Digital Proficiency
  12. 12. Advocacy "There is a myth about the digital native and the Google generation kid who, because they are young, are seen as being more computer literate than their parents, but that is totally wrong. Kids can be very fluid and fast with computers, but they are only fast when they are doing something they have had a lot of practice in.” Dr. Dan Russell, Google Research Scientist “Young people’s engagements with digital technologies are varied and often unspectacular” Neil Selwyn, Academic, Monash University, Australia, Aslib. Digital Native Fallacy
  13. 13. Skills for the Workplace Information Worker Productivity Study “Our survey shows that information workers in Western Europe waste a significant amount of time each week dealing with a variety of challenges related to working with documents. This wasted time costs the organization €14,492 per information worker per year and amounts to a loss of 19.5% in the organization's total productivity.”
  14. 14. Cost of IT Ignorance in Singapore  A total of 513 working professionals from across industries participated in the survey  Average time spent... dealing with (ICT) difficulties was found to be 151 minutes per week.  This resulted in S$2,358 wasted for the employer per week 2012 IAL Productivity Research
  15. 15. Digital Skills in the US The Digital Skills Gap In The Workforce Middle-skill jobs, those that require more than a high school education but less than a bachelor’s degree, comprise 39% of U.S. employment. Two-thirds of Americans don’t have a college degree, and these jobs represent important career opportunities for them. Nearly eight in 10 middle-skill jobs require digital skills. Spreadsheet and word processing proficiencies have become a baseline requirement for (78%) of middle- skill jobs
  16. 16. Digital Skills in the US The Digital Skills Gap In The Workforce
  17. 17. Digital Skills in Europe
  18. 18. ICDL Austria study
  19. 19. Programme Implementation
  20. 20. From Policy to Action School Workplace SecondaryPrimary Vocational Further Education 3rd Level Corporate ICDL Profile Base Intermediate Advanced Lifelong Registration | Modular flexibility Job readiness Job competenceJob ability Digital Competence requires a Lifelong Learning approach Delivery Definition
  21. 21. Global Collaborations Singapore Korea Australia New Zealand UK Ireland Germany Italy Poland Kenya South Africa Rwanda Mexico Columbia
  22. 22. Government / Public Sector • Singapore  Aligned 16 ICDL modules to national WSQ Framework  Up to 95% funding of course fee for Citizens and Permanent Residents  >30,000 candidates every year  26 minutes per week per worker saved after one ICDL module – direct financial benefits  18 ICDL centres in the city-state – sustainable economic development
  23. 23. Government / Public Sector • South Korea  Korea Productivity Centre adopted ICDL as the national programme for capacity building  > 40 universities adopted ICDL to prepare graduates before employment  > 100,000 candidates certified to date
  24. 24. Government / Public Sector • Sri Lanka  ADB funded project for teachers training and certification  >70,000 candidates certified to date  ICDL is the major driver behind improvement of national digital literacy level • Oceania  ICDL mapped to Australia AQF, QSA, TSA Framework  ICDL mapped to New Zealand NZQA Framework  Kiwiskills project in progress to certify 7,500 unemployed by 2017
  25. 25. Government / Public Sector • India  Started formal launch in mid 2014 only  National Skills Development Council – to ceritify 1 million candidates in 2016  State of Andra Pradesh / Kanartaka / Kerala – campaigns to foster next generation digital workforce  Teachers’ choice programme with TalentSprint in Hyderabad
  26. 26. International Development Agency • Myanmar  UNDP funded project to train and certify Parliament Staff  UNESCO project to train and certify teachers in rural areas • Pacific  AUSAID projects for Tuvalu civil servants / university students • Afghanistan  USAID project  EU funding
  27. 27. ICDL in Education • Thailand  MoE Institute for Promotion of Science and Technology adopted ICDL internally  STEM project for elite schools  Major universities such as Chiang Mai University, Rajamangla, Sripathum, etc adopted ICDL • Vietnam  Major universities such as Vietnam National University, Hanoi University of Business and Technology, Hai Phong Private University, etc adopted ICDL
  28. 28. ICDL in Education Australian Schools Hong Kong Schools King’s College Warrnambool Hon Wah College Freshwater Christian College NLSI Peace Evangelical Secondary School Grace Christian School St.Paul's Convent School Trinity College Hong Kong Sea School Ipswich Grammar School TWGHs Mr.& Mrs Kwong Sik Kwan College Jubillee Christian College CUHK F.A.A. Thomas Cheung Secondary School And many others……
  29. 29. ICDL in Education Universities / Colleges International Schools Chinese University of Hong Kong British School, Tokyo Seoul National University Taipei European School Yonsei University British School, Kathmandu Pusan National University British Overseas School, Pakistan National University of Mongolia International School Suva, Fiji International Black Sea University Ela Murray International School, PNG And many others……
  30. 30. Corporate Endorsement Finance Healthcare Manufacturing Others DBS Bank Singapore General Hospital Global Foundries National University of Singapore Monetary Authority of Singapore Changi Hospital Panasonic Comfort Delgo Credit Suisse Tan Tock Seng Hospital Hitachi SMRT Maybank Parkway Group Dupont MediaCorp Citibank Infineon AIA BNP Paribas Fuji Xerox Neptune Orient Lines Standard Chartered Bank M Hotel Singapore And many others……
  31. 31. ICDL Modules Base Standard Advanced Computer Essentials Online Essentials Word Processing Spreadsheets Presentation Using Databases Image Editing Web Editing IT Security Project Planning Online Collaboration Advanced Word Processing Advanced Spreadsheets Advanced Using Databases Advanced Presentation Introductory Programmes: EqualSkills / Intro to ICDL Base
  32. 32. Bhutan iSherig Education ICT Master Plan 2014-2018
  33. 33. How to Adopt ICDL in a School / University • Adopt ICDL in the school’s ICT Curriculum – Set ICDL as Requirement for all students in schools / universities – Set ICDL as Optional / CCA – Blend ICDL Syllabus into the school existing ICT training plans – Flexible arrangement at affordable price – Standard courseware provided by ICDL Asia – Diagnostic assessment (mock exam) available from ICDL Asia
  34. 34. How to Adopt ICDL in an Organisation • Adopt ICDL as Recruitment Criteria – Set ICDL as Preference / Requirement for all new staff – Set ICDL as Preference / Requirement for existing staff / promotion • Adopt ICDL as Staff Learning and Development Benefit – Contact ICDL Asia Accredited Test Centre for services – Complete solution from training needs analysis, training to assessment
  35. 35. How to Adopt ICDL as a Society • Set ICDL as the Required / Recommended Standard – Bhutan Civil Service Examination for civil servant recruitment? – Graduation requirement for all university students? – Recruitment requirement for all the teachers? • Adopt / Integrate ICDL into National Qualification Framework • Funding Model – Local government funding – International Donor Agencies (e.g., UNDP, ADB, World Bank, etc)
  36. 36. Q & A

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