Seeking part-time Administrative Assistant

Fixed term (to mid December) We are looking for a computer savvy, enthusiastic Administrative Assistant with a can-do attitude and loads of initiative to support the ICDL Programme Coordinator with client relationship management, general administration and reporting. The role is based in Wellington for 20 hours per week (three days) with requirement to cover leave ... Read more

ICDL class at Sacred Heart

Schools increase ICDL centres by 60% in six months

There are now 48 ICDL delivery partners/Accredited Test Centres (ATCs) where New Zealanders build and certify their digital literacy, skills, and workplace digital competences. This is a 60% increase from 30 in June 2016, with more in the pipeline – especially schools. June Robinson, 20/20 Trust’s ICDL/KiwiSkills manager,  says “Jobseekers are a key focus, and schools are one of the best ways to reach them.” ... Read more

Connect Smart Week 2016 is 10 – 14 October, with events and activities run by Connect Smart and Partners from across the business, community and government sectors.

IT Security Begins with You

This week is NZ Connect Smart Week 2016, putting the spotlight on staying safe online.  We review common cyber-threats and link useful resources for staying safe online – including our ICDL IT Security module which thousands of people around the world have used to build and certify their knowledge and skills vital to avoiding dangers lurking online. ... Read more

New Digital Divide: Lifestyle skills versus workplace skills

ICDL Asia tackles the New Digital Divide

In the Grand Hall of Parliament today, Zenda Tan of ICDL Asia shared insights from recent international research and Singapore’s experience with digital skills for work. She described a New Digital Divide between Lifestyle digital skills and Workplace digital skills; and showed how training and certification cuts the cost to business of “digital ignorance”. ... Read more

New module - Digital Citizen Tablet Fundamentals

New training centres, new course

Our ICDL and KiwiSkills network of partners continues to expand. We welcome six new centres: Marist College, Auckland; Massey High School, Auckland; Strive, Auckland; Kelston Boys, Auckland; Rodney College, Wellsford; Sacred Heart, Lower Hutt.  Plus a new DigitalCitizen Tablet Fundamentals course module is being rolled out to our accredited centres. ... Read more

Ms Tina Wu, General Manager, ICDL Asia

What can we learn from Singapore?

Singapore digital champion visits NZ The 2020 Trust is hosting a visit later this month by one of our region’s digital champions. Singapore-based Ms Tina Wu heads the ICDL programme for the Asia Pacific region and she will be visiting New Zealand from 19 to 21 September. Ms Wu will be meeting with senior government ... Read more

ICDL helps Te Pa o Rakaihautu families gain skills and certificate

At Te Pa o Rakaihautu, in Christchurch, KiwiSkills ICDL is being incorporated alongside the traditional Computers in Homes programme. Participants with average knowledge are enabled to achieve a higher level of digital skills, plus an internationally recognised ICDL certificate. Two separate classes are running – an evening class and a morning class. Participants attend class ... Read more

Video Competition

ICDL Candidates in New Zealand are invited to enter the E/ICDL Foundation and be in to win an Apple iPad. If you are aged between 13-21 years and have participated in the ICDL programme (training or testing) then you still have time to enter. All you have to do is create a 15 second video to enter the video competition, a ... Read more

ICDL popular with CPIT students

More than 100 students from CPIT in Christchurch grabbed the chance to gain their ICDL Certificate at a recent 3-day event. Funded through the popular KiwiSkills programme, the pop-up test centre attracted students keen to have the certification to help them get jobs. “The certificate shows that you have essential computer skills. It verifies you know how”, says Events Coordinator Fiorella Fioretto. ... Read more