ICDL


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ICDLInternational Computer Driving License (computer skills certification programme; trademark of European Computer Driving Licence Foundation Ltd.)
ICDLInternational Children’s Digital Library
ICDLInternational Centre for Distance Learning
ICDLInternational Conference on Development and Learning
ICDLInternational Conference on Dielectric Liquids
ICDLIntegrated Circuit Design Language
ICDLInter Command Data Link
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ICDL Arabia is the governing body and certification authority for the ICDL (International Computer Driving Licence) certificate program in GCC states, Egypt and Iraq.
The ICDL, which is the most popular course among young refugees in the camps, aims at bridging the digital gap between youth in the camps and their peers abroad, creating an academic path for them, and providing them with the skills that give them the chance to give back to their communities.
Cyber-safety for children is one of the top priorities by governments in the GCC region; however, according to a study conducted by ICDL Arabia, only 42 per cent of children are willing to inform their parents about cyber-threats or bullying they encounter online.
Hanadi Saleh Al Yafei, Head of the Organising Committee for the Child Safety Campaign,Cyber-safety for children is officially classified as one of the top priorities by governments in the GCC region; however, according to a study conducted by ICDL Arabia, only 42 per cent of children are willing to inform their parents about cyber-threats or bullying they encounter online.
He revealed that ICDL Arabia secured a grant to empower 152,000 government employees and job seekers with the ICDL certification standard, under the supervision of the Ministry of Communications.
ICDL programme will be implemented in the Ministry of Youth and ICT and other ministries and government institutions.
These are exciting times for the ICT sector as the world is shifting towards a smarter society characterised by the integration of fresher technologies, the adoption of new standards and legislations on digital advancement, and the emergence of products and solutions for mobility, business and the likes," ICDL Arabia director general Jamil Ezzo said.
The latest edition of ICDL Summer Camp is to empower underprivileged youth with essential computer skills and teach them how to responsibly and safely use smart devices and social media platforms.
Based on the track incorporating the current digital trends, ICDL is ideal for persons starting their career journey and wish to portray digital skills in their CV.
Jamil Ezzo, director general of ICDL GCC Foundation, an organisation that promotes digital skills and cyber safety across the Gulf region, said: "Our increasing reliance on the internet in our daily life has spurred considerable growth in cyber crimes, with children and youth the most vulnerable group to these threats.
The ECDL Foundation is the certifying authority of the leading international computer skills certification programme, ECDL / ICDL, which, since its establishment in 1996, has been chosen by over 13 million people in over 100 countries to certify their digital skills.
Canon Middle East has announced that for the third consecutive year it will support the ICDL Summer Camp initiative, which is run throughout universities and centres in the GCC with the purpose of boosting the IT skills of the region's youth.