BCS jubilant as ECDL students hit one million

June 2004
IT Training;Jun2004, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports that more than a million people have registered as candidates for the British Computer Society's (BCS) European Computer Driving License (ECDL), qualification in the six years since it was launched. The BCS launched the ECDL to improve information technology (IT) literacy across Great Britain. It believes its success is due to a desire to learn more about IT, and because the qualification allows employers to quantify IT skills. Pete Bayley, the qualification director at the BCS, said that this news signifies the public's awareness of the increased importance of IT competency.


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