The 2017 International ECDL Foundation Forum took place on May 18th and 19th, 2017 in Malta at the Hilton Malta Hotel. The event brought together representatives of ECDL / ICDL operations around the world with the idea of sharing project experiences and news and planning the year’s activities.
Eight projects were recognised as exceptional examples of the implementation of ECDL Foundation’s programmes at the annual Best Practice Awards, held during the ECDL Foundation Forum in Malta.
The Best Practice Awards were established by ECDL Foundation to acknowledge and credit initiatives and projects that show best practice in using ECDL to raise levels of digital literacy or that promote ECDL. The four categories were: ECDL in the Workplace, ECDL in Education, ECDL in Society, and Marketing.
ICDL Colombia won the first place in the category of ‘ECDL / ICDL in the Workplace’ with their project ‘Teleworking in the Public Sector’.
ICDL Colombia’s project it’s about to support teleworking in the public sector uses a custom ICDL profile to help workers build the skills they need to work remotely in an effective and efficient way. The project is a collaboration between ICDL Colombia, the Colombian Ministry of ICT and the Ministry of Labour.
Second place: ICDL Africa, Rwanda, ‘ICDL Africa-MYICT Pilot Project in Rwanda’