TITLE

Government gives green light for civil service ECDL initiative

PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
IT Training;Jun2003, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Government's central training organization has selected two suppliers to provide material to public-sector staff studying for the European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) qualification. The Central Government National Training Organization has agreed that all civil servants can take the qualification using software from NETg or Specialist Computer Centers. Providing this training to public-sector workers will help the government meet its electronic government target by 2005, says David Russell, national director of human resource and corporate services at the Learning and Skills Council. Since ECDL was launched in Great Britain, some 1.5 million people have achieved the certification, which includes wordprocessing, spreadsheet and database tuition.
ACCESSION #
10022317

 

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