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IC3 endorsements

With over three million exams delivered, in 78 countries, the IC3 Digital Literacy certification has become the preferred solution for measuring and validating digital skills of students and employees all around the world. Certiport has collaborated and partnered with some of the world’s most well-known organizations, making IC3 a truly global standard.

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Logo isteInternational Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is a nonprofit membership organization and provides leadership and service to improve teaching, learning, and school leadership by advancing the effective use of technology in PK-12 and teacher education. ISTE and Certiport have formed a strategic alliance to provide assessment tools for ISTE’s widely adopted National Educational Technology Standards (NETS). IC3 is the first certification and assessment program on the market to meet alignment requirements outlined by NETS for both teachers and students. ISTE has concluded that the IC3 program clearly supports implementation of the ISTE Readiness for Students.

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logo aceThe American Council on Education (ACE) is the USA’s unifying voice for higher education. ACE serves as a consensus leader on key higher education issues and seeks to influence public policy through advocacy, research, and program initiatives. IC3 has earned an ACE credit recommendation for college education in general education or computing literacy. From this, students can seek credit from more than 1,800 accredited, degree-granting colleges, universities, and other education-related organizations that are members of ACE.

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National Coalition of Certification Centers

logo-nc3The National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) is committed to collaborating with industry partners and educational institutions to promote industry-recognized certifications. The NC3 network recognizes the criticality of digital literacy in the workplace and the value of IC3 Digital Literacy certification as a credential that will make students more productive for jobs in their chosen field.

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logo-skillsusaSkillsUSA is the largest US based vocational skills competition. Over 350,000 US students compete every year in one of the 99 career based competitions. There is no comparable organization in the US. The endorsement of IC3 as part of the SkillsUSA Technical Computer Applications validates that IC3 is the right foundation level certification for digital skills.

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Global Digital Literacy Council

logo-globaldigitalThe Global Digital Literacy Council serves as an advisory body and as an authoritative voice on issues driving the development and implementation of global digital literacy standards and systems around the world. The IC3 standard results from periodic reviews by the Global Digital Literacy Council (GDLC) and recommendations from members of the council, to better attack the challenge of digital literacy needs at several levels. The council is made up of industry professionals, government leadership, and academicians who have a strong presence in digital literacy concerns worldwide.

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European Union Committee for Standardization (CEN)

logo-cenThe Comité Européen de Normalisation within their e-Competence Framework for ICT users has identified IC3 as a Foundation for ICT skills. The CEN Workshop on ICT Skills consisted of a network of experts representing the ICT industry, academic institutions, vocational training organizations, ICT professional associations, social partners and research institutions.

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logo-eomanOman’s Information & Technology Authority Implements Digital Literacy Training and Certification for Civil Service Workforce. ITA and Global Skills (a Certiport Solution Provider) provide digital literacy training and/or certification to 93,507 civil service employees under the Government IT Training & Certification (GITTC) Project.

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Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research

logo-iraqiministryThe Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research approved the IC3 exam as a requirement for all postgraduate applicants in Iraq. This program of graduate student training and certification continues today with tens of thousands of exams being delivered in Iraq each year.

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Qatar University

logo-qataruQatar University Implements IC3 Digital Literacy exams to assess incoming student computing skills. IC3 helps measure the principles of the Computer Program, and allows the QUFP to simplify the exam administration and process results quickly with an online format. The QUFP has administered the IC3 exam to more than 9,000 students.

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Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (Saudi Arabia)

http://www.qu.edu.qa/The Technical and Vocational Training Corporation in Saudi Arabia has endorsed the IC3 Digital Literacy certification as being equivalent to the Introduction to Computer Application class (course 101) in all technical colleges.

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Arab Administrative Development Organization (ARADO)

logo-aradoThe Arab Administrative Development Organization (ARADO) is a leading non-profit organization affiliated with the League of Arab States, which was founded in 1961 with the mandate of promoting and advancing administrative development in the Arab region. ARADO has endorsed IC3 as the standard for its Digital Literacy training programs in multiple Arab countries, including Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, and others.

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