ICILS Results Highlight Importance of Digital and Information Literacy Skills for Students

by Michael Tighe


Posted on 4th December 2019 at 12:24 pm



The results of the International Computer and Information Literacy Study 2018 were published earlier this month. They highlight the fallacy of ‘digital natives’ being digitally competent through exposure to digital devices. Shockingly, only 2% of students in the study showed an ability to assess online information critically. ICILS, which is published by the International Association […]


Making ICDL work for the FET Sector

by Michael Tighe


Posted on 10th October 2019 at 11:39 am



ICDL in Further Education As you probably know ICDL comprises eLearning, webinars, online practice tests, automatically-marked certification tests and digital certificates. ICDL is a prime example of technology-enhanced learning that gives students the best chance of success while maintaining the high standards of a world-leading certification. Employers, educators and funding bodies, including Solas and the […]


Why we need flexible learning for everyone

by Michael Tighe


Posted on 8th October 2019 at 1:49 pm



Just as today’s employees, students and citizens need to be flexible, so do the programmes on offer. Whether we are preparing students for the workforce for the first time, helping them get back into the workforce or preparing them for further study, we share a responsibility to ensure they have the right mix of competences. […]


Over 50,000 ICDL Digital Certs issued to past candidates

by Michael Tighe


Posted on 7th October 2019 at 4:47 pm



As part of our rebrand, one of our first steps was to invite past ECDL holders to claim their ICDL Digital Certificate. Since launching in June over 50,000 Digital ICDL Certs have been issued to past candidates, meaning students can access and share their ICDL record instantly! You can still register for your digital cert […]