ECDL for schools

Turn up the brightness in your class

The computing curriculum requires that every child leaves school digitally literate. ECDL has become an important building block, equipping students with the IT skills they need to thrive in the digital world, whether they’re pursuing further education or employment.

ECDL is a vocational qualification that teaches young people how to use IT software applications confidently and effectively. Its hands-on delivery engages with students at all levels - encouraging productivity, creativity and soft skills like communication and problem-solving across the curriculum.

The benefits

  • Flexible delivery and assessment entirely online
  • 120 guided learning hours (minimum for student with no previous experience)
  • Approved course material and diagnostic tests available
  • Students are assessed only when they are ready and they receive instant results
  • Automated marking, which frees up valuable teaching time

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