15th National IT Training      Conference      Mary Cleary       Deputy CEO     2nd March, 2012
WelcomeSchools          FÁSUniversities     Private trainingCorporates       centresPrisons          NLN‟sGovernment      ...
ECDL Licensees, Dublin 2012Austria                Hungary       SerbiaBelgium                Ireland       SlovakiaBosnia ...
ICDL Licensees, Dublin 2012Algeria     Kyrgz RepublicAustralia   LebanonBotswana    SingaporeCanada      South AfricaEgypt...
Agenda   Welcome   Survey   ICS Skills Services   New Developments   ECDL News
The Numbers…500,000 - milestone30,000 – ECDL registrations10,000 - other programmes209,673 automated tests128,924 certific...
Survey 2011Purpose  importance  benefits  relevance  experiences  new contentResponded to by 349 centres, good  distributi...
Why does your centre offer ECDL?
ECDL for the         21 st   CenturyBroad and flexiblePlay with it  One module certificate  Mix „n match  Advanced  Packag...
Persistent, NewCredibility, persistenceState of the art certificationNo contradiction in that!Need something new?  ECDL is...
Educational achievement“The ECDL certificate ... students who use technology as part of the learning process perform bette...
As basic as the 3 R‟sLearn to Learn   3 R‟s         up-skill   re-skillNot a choice     Not an IT stream ChooseIT         ...
Challenges Training budgets TY costs Competition Computer Science Curriculum – an Opportunity! Shortage of graduates
SolutionsValue of ECDLPresident McAleese: This is a living, growing thing! Still interesting!
SupportAnother survey result:90% “very happy” with ICS Skills supportContextCommentsWe want to support you!
Support   Unique   Staff   Seminars   Centre visits   Advice and consultancy   Talk to us!
SchoolsDemand Universities Employers Recruitment agenciesNEEDS of users, not FEATURES    of the software
ICS Grid   ICS Grid is a library of curricular resources    covering all Irish secondary school subjects   Enovation Sol...
ICS Grid   Recent Developments       Upgrade to Moodle 2.2       Integration with Moodle & GGfL       Central repositr...
Corporate MarketOld familiar friendWhat‟s been forgotten about? Perfect productivity enhancement tool
Training ProvidersPrivate/Community Sector   Promoting the certification   Backbone   Every parish   Reaching into the...
Get Ireland Online   DAE Project   50 centres   4,500 people    (2000)   6 hours training
Version 6High level motivation  Maintain a skills development infrastructure  Framework  MeasurementRe-examine our objecti...
Digital Proficiency                                        Digital        Expert or “power-We should be raising           ...
Digital Proficiency Model
Digital Certification Model
Widen debate beyond eInclusion➟   Information Society    eInclusion➟   Knowledge Economy    eEmployability
The ECDL Standard                        Module           ECDL         Module                 [4]           START        M...
Syllabus 5  Version 6Essential SkillsModule 1 - Concepts of ICT                         Module 8 - 2D Computer Aided Desi...
Syllabus 5  Version 6Essential SkillsModule 1 - Concepts of ICTModule 2 - Using the Computer and Managing FilesModule 7 -...
Syllabus 5  Version 6Syllabus 5                                         Version 6Module 1 - Concepts of ICT              ...
ECDL Version 6Essential SkillsModules                      NewComputer EssentialsInformation &         NewCommunicationWor...
ECDL Version 6Essential SkillsModules                      NewComputer EssentialsInformation &         NewCommunicationWor...
ECDL Version 6Essential SkillsModules                      NewManaging Computers,Devices & DataInformation &         NewCo...
ECDL Version 6Essential SkillsModules                      NewManaging Computers,Devices & DataInformation &         NewCo...
ECDL Version 6Essential Skills            CurrentModules                     Modules                      NewComputer Esse...
ECDL Version 6Essential Skills            CurrentModules                     Modules                      NewManaging Comp...
ECDL Version 6Essential Skills            Application        OccupationalModules                     Modules            Mo...
Certification – the numbers route                                                       Application Modules               ...
Certification                                                       Application ModulesECDL full licence                  ...
Custom Certification Who do you want to be?
Comprehensive Certification SchemeDigital Literacy  Digital Competence  Digital Expertise                    ECDL       ...
Update Approach➟   Syllabus 4.0   5.0    “Evolution not Revolution”➟   Syllabus 5.0   6.0    Revolution ?    Evolution ?
Benefit of Version 6    More choice    Greater relevance      ICT for Teachers      ICT in Small Business    Changes ...
New business opportunities for your centres     HITS     EUCIP     CTP      (need specialist tutor)     Data protectio...
Full solution provider    Centre accreditation    Training    Certification services    LMS    Schools programmes
Conclusion   Thank you once again   Listening to you   Informng you   Consulting with you   Team available today
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Mary Cleary

  1. 1. 15th National IT Training Conference Mary Cleary Deputy CEO 2nd March, 2012
  2. 2. WelcomeSchools FÁSUniversities Private trainingCorporates centresPrisons NLN‟sGovernment NCBIDepartments AwardsDefence forces
  3. 3. ECDL Licensees, Dublin 2012Austria Hungary SerbiaBelgium Ireland SlovakiaBosnia & Herzegovina Italy SloveniaCroatia Kosovo SpainCyprus Lithuania SwedenCzech Republic Luxembourg SwitzerlandDenmark Malta TurkeyEstonia Netherlands United KingdomFinland NorwayFrance PolandGermany RomaniaGreece Russia
  4. 4. ICDL Licensees, Dublin 2012Algeria Kyrgz RepublicAustralia LebanonBotswana SingaporeCanada South AfricaEgypt Sri LankaIran SyriaIsrael UAE / Gulf StatesJordan USAKenya ZambiaKorea, South Zimbabwe
  5. 5. Agenda Welcome Survey ICS Skills Services New Developments ECDL News
  6. 6. The Numbers…500,000 - milestone30,000 – ECDL registrations10,000 - other programmes209,673 automated tests128,924 certification tests81% passed2000 ave daily logins, up to 700021,000 certificates issued 3000 flexible options
  7. 7. Survey 2011Purpose importance benefits relevance experiences new contentResponded to by 349 centres, good distribution among centre types
  8. 8. Why does your centre offer ECDL?
  9. 9. ECDL for the 21 st CenturyBroad and flexiblePlay with it One module certificate Mix „n match Advanced Package Occupational track
  10. 10. Persistent, NewCredibility, persistenceState of the art certificationNo contradiction in that!Need something new? ECDL is something new Version 6 – wait for it!
  11. 11. Educational achievement“The ECDL certificate ... students who use technology as part of the learning process perform better in school, are better motivated to learn and enjoy their learning more than students who do not.”
  12. 12. As basic as the 3 R‟sLearn to Learn 3 R‟s up-skill re-skillNot a choice Not an IT stream ChooseIT Scratch F1 in schoolswww.ics-skills.ie/comebacktoecdl
  13. 13. Challenges Training budgets TY costs Competition Computer Science Curriculum – an Opportunity! Shortage of graduates
  14. 14. SolutionsValue of ECDLPresident McAleese: This is a living, growing thing! Still interesting!
  15. 15. SupportAnother survey result:90% “very happy” with ICS Skills supportContextCommentsWe want to support you!
  16. 16. Support Unique Staff Seminars Centre visits Advice and consultancy Talk to us!
  17. 17. SchoolsDemand Universities Employers Recruitment agenciesNEEDS of users, not FEATURES of the software
  18. 18. ICS Grid ICS Grid is a library of curricular resources covering all Irish secondary school subjects Enovation Solutions and Cambridge University Press. Irish teachers as content providers Resources precisely mapped to subjects in the Irish curriculum and their examination syllabi. Pilot Study on-going with 30 schools nationwide
  19. 19. ICS Grid Recent Developments  Upgrade to Moodle 2.2  Integration with Moodle & GGfL  Central repositry for course / resource sharing amongst schools• Now live and available to all schools nationwide  Demo Accounts / School visits• Live demonstrations available @ ICS Stand• Workshop @ Education session
  20. 20. Corporate MarketOld familiar friendWhat‟s been forgotten about? Perfect productivity enhancement tool
  21. 21. Training ProvidersPrivate/Community Sector Promoting the certification Backbone Every parish Reaching into the community Changing lives
  22. 22. Get Ireland Online DAE Project 50 centres 4,500 people (2000) 6 hours training
  23. 23. Version 6High level motivation Maintain a skills development infrastructure Framework MeasurementRe-examine our objectives Digital Literacy = ?
  24. 24. Digital Proficiency Digital Expert or “power-We should be raising Excellence user” of applications discussion beyond “digital literacy” Digital Competent in workplace use Competence of range of applications Digital Has essential skills in use of digital Literacy devices, internet, basic applications Digital Understanding of personal use of IT, Awareness can perform basic web, email tasks
  25. 25. Digital Proficiency Model
  26. 26. Digital Certification Model
  27. 27. Widen debate beyond eInclusion➟ Information Society eInclusion➟ Knowledge Economy eEmployability
  28. 28. The ECDL Standard Module ECDL Module [4] START ModulePromoted ModuleStandard M M M M Module o o o o Modules ECDL [7] Module d u l d u l d u l d u l Listed Module e e e e
  29. 29. Syllabus 5  Version 6Essential SkillsModule 1 - Concepts of ICT Module 8 - 2D Computer Aided DesignModule 2 - Using the Computer and Managing Files Module 9 - Image EditingModule 3 - Word Processing Module 10 - Web EditingModule 4 - Spreadsheets Module 11 - Health Information SystemsModule 5 - Using Databases Module 12 – IT SecurityModule 6 - Presentation Module 13 – Project PlanningModule 7 - Web Browsing and Communication
  30. 30. Syllabus 5  Version 6Essential SkillsModule 1 - Concepts of ICTModule 2 - Using the Computer and Managing FilesModule 7 - Web Browsing and CommunicationModule 3 - Word Processing
  31. 31. Syllabus 5  Version 6Syllabus 5 Version 6Module 1 - Concepts of ICT Computer EssentialsModule 2 - Using the Computer and Managing Files Information and CommunicationModule 7 - Web Browsing and CommunicationModule 3 - Word Processing Word Processing
  32. 32. ECDL Version 6Essential SkillsModules NewComputer EssentialsInformation & NewCommunicationWord Processing
  33. 33. ECDL Version 6Essential SkillsModules NewComputer EssentialsInformation & NewCommunicationWord Processing
  34. 34. ECDL Version 6Essential SkillsModules NewManaging Computers,Devices & DataInformation & NewCommunicationWord Processing
  35. 35. ECDL Version 6Essential SkillsModules NewManaging Computers,Devices & DataInformation & NewCommunicationWord Processing
  36. 36. ECDL Version 6Essential Skills CurrentModules Modules NewComputer Essentials Spreadsheets IT SecurityInformation & New Using Databases ICT in HealthcareCommunicationWord Processing Presentation Image Editing Web Editing 2D CAD Project Planning
  37. 37. ECDL Version 6Essential Skills CurrentModules Modules NewManaging Computers, Spreadsheets IT SecurityDevices & DataInformation & New Using Databases ICT in HealthcareCommunicationWord Processing Presentation New Modules New Image Editing Collaborative Tools New Web Editing ICT in Education New 2D CAD ICT in Small Business Project Planning
  38. 38. ECDL Version 6Essential Skills Application OccupationalModules Modules Modules NewComputer Essentials Spreadsheets IT Security New NewInformation & Using Databases Collaborative ToolsCommunication NewWord Processing Presentation ICT in Education Image Editing ICT in Healthcare New Web Editing ICT in Small Business 2D CAD Project Planning
  39. 39. Certification – the numbers route Application Modules SpreadsheetsECDL Start Using Databases Presentation Image EditingEssential Skills One ApplicationModules + /Occupational Module Web Editing 2D CAD Project Planning NewComputer Essentials Occupational ModulesInformation &CommunicationWord Processing New + IT Security Collaborative Tools ICT in Education ICT in Healthcare ICT in Small Business
  40. 40. Certification Application ModulesECDL full licence Spreadsheets Using Databases PresentationEssential Skills Four Application /Modules + Occupational Modules Image Editing Web Editing 2D CAD NewComputer Essentials Project PlanningInformation &CommunicationWord Processing New + Occupational Modules IT Security Collaborative Tools ICT in Education ICT in Healthcare ICT in Small Business
  41. 41. Custom Certification Who do you want to be?
  42. 42. Comprehensive Certification SchemeDigital Literacy  Digital Competence  Digital Expertise ECDL ECDL Advanced
  43. 43. Update Approach➟ Syllabus 4.0 5.0 “Evolution not Revolution”➟ Syllabus 5.0 6.0 Revolution ? Evolution ?
  44. 44. Benefit of Version 6  More choice  Greater relevance  ICT for Teachers  ICT in Small Business  Changes are easier to support  Content can change more frequently
  45. 45. New business opportunities for your centres  HITS  EUCIP  CTP (need specialist tutor)  Data protection (need specialist tutor)  BenefIT – Get Ireland Online
  46. 46. Full solution provider  Centre accreditation  Training  Certification services  LMS  Schools programmes
  47. 47. Conclusion Thank you once again Listening to you Informng you Consulting with you Team available today

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