Since 2010, ECDL has been recognised by the Romanian Ministry of Education as equivalent to the Baccalaureate test in digital literacy.
ICDL References & Endorsements
ECDL is mapped to the Regulated Qualifications Framework
(RQF), which replaced the Qualifications & Credit Framework and the National Qualifications Framework in October 2015.
ECDL has been mapped to the French National Qualification framework. The mapping to the National Register of Professional Qualifications means that ICDL (formerly ECDL) candidates in France will be able to access funding to build their digital skills under the Compte Personnel de Formation (CPF), an initiative that is open to millions of French employees and job seekers.
National Commission for Further and Higher Education maps ICDL (formerly ECDL) to the Maltese Qualifications Framework
The National Commission for Further and Higher Education (NCFHE) in Malta mapped ICDL (Formerly ECDL) to the Malta Qualifications Framework since 2010.
The American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for five of ICDL Foundation’s modules.
The ICDL programme is used in two municipalities in Spain for the digital skills training and certification of unemployed people.
Under Portuguese law, teachers and trainers who work in adult education teaching ICT are required to hold either a computer science qualification, an ICT focused qualification, or an ECDL certificate.
AICA, the ICDL National Operator in Italy signed an agreement with the Ministry of Education to strengthen and improve the spread of digital competences and ICT culture in the schools.
ECDL is mapped to the National Framework of Qualifications (QQI) in Ireland. Candidates can use ICDL Certification as an exemption for over 40% of QQI awards.
Since 2010, ECDL is the only digital skills certification which is explicitly mentioned in the guidelines published for funding perspective 2014-2020 by the Polish Ministry of Education. The guidelines describe qualifications that can be used in the projects funded from Polish allocation of European Social Funds ESF.