Fresh university graduates in the GCC are likely to face stiff challenges in securing good employment opportunities due to their lack of readiness with the essential ICT skills required by today’s job market, said an industry expert.
Dubai Educational Zone (DEZ) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the launch of the first summer camp named as ‘Smart Summer 2014.’
The MoU was signed with ICDL GCC Foundation, an organisation that promot
While 95 per cent of between the age of 14 and 18 school students in the UAE are active on social media, half of them have faced some form of online threats including cyber bullying, identity theft, and harassment, a report said.
HSBC Middle East recently teamed up with ICDL GCC Foundation, which promotes digital skills across the region, to organise a summer camp in cyber safety and social media skills for 200 children from Ajman, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah and Sharjah.
The online collaboration module of the International Computer Driving Licence (ICDL), which will back m-Government initiatives in the region, will be released in the fourth quarter of the year, a top official said.
Jamil Ezzo, dir
Facebook usage in the Arab world has almost tripled in the last two years to reach over 45 million as of end June 2012 – about 50 per cent higher than the 37.4 million recorded six months earlier, a report said.
The IT services sector of Gulf States will see a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6 to 10 per cent through 2015, with Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Kuwait leading the growth, said a report.
The Saudi IT market value is expected to reach $
ICDL GCC Foundation has recently signed a strategic MoU with Mosaica Education (MEI), to jointly develop ICDL Education Unit designed to help educators become skilled in employing technology in the classroom.
With the governing body and ce
Canon Middle East, a leader in imaging solutions, will expand its support to include a greater number of universities across the GCC for the "ICDL Summer Camps."
The summer camps, which will run from June to July 2011, are being organized
ICDL GCC Foundation, the governing body of the International Computer Driving License programme in the Gulf states and Iraq, recently launched the 10th edition of its computer summer camps.
The ICDL Computer Summer Camps 2011 will run in c