Last March 10th, in the city of Bogota a Memorandum of Understanding was signed with the Association of Universities of Latin America and the Caribbean for Integration AUALCPI. The main objective of this collaboration is to continue promoting and developing digital skills in Latin America and the Caribbean, as part of the promotion of the use of the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) to strengthen higher education and labour skills.
The organisations agreed on the need to strengthen the infrastructures and skills related to new technologies in relation to the training of people and institutions in digital skills at all levels, which requires the key support of higher education Institutions as educators of global qualified citizens.
For AUALCPI member institutions, the Memorandum includes a number of benefits to be accredited as ICDL Accredited Test Centres.
ICDL Americas will be attending the VIII AUALCPI Seminarfor Latin American and the Caribbean integration: “Integration, Innovation and Sustainable Development” within the Higher Education Innovation and Internationalization Forum to be held in Virtual Educa in Puerto Rico next June.The topic to be presented will be “Inclusion and digital skills for development, innovation and productivity: Competences for the 21st century”.