Technological Institute of the Philippines

T.I.P.ians emerge as National ICDL Digital Challenge 2019 Champions

Giorgio Armani Magno, a 2nd year BS Computer Science student from Technological Institute of the Philippines Manila, and Jeremiah James Palomas, a 4th year BS Computer Science student from T.I.P. Quezon City, showcased their computing and digital skills during the National Round of the National ICDL Digital Challenge 2019 held at Treston International College, Taguig last June 11, 2019.

Giorgio Armani Magno, 2nd year BS Computer Science, T.I.P. Manila


Jeremiah James Palomas, 4th year BS Computer Science, T.I.P. QC

Magno topped the Business and Finance category while Palomas notched first in the Design and Engineering category. They are set to represent the Philippines in the Grand Finals of the ICDL Asia Digital Challenge to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on September 2019.

The Preliminary Round of the competition was held last April 30, 2019, wherein contenders were given the freedom to choose from the following eight ICDL modules: Computer Essentials, Online Essentials, Spreadsheets, Word Processing, Information Literacy, IT Security, Online Collaboration, and Presentation. The top students from each school were invited to compete in the National Round in either the Design and Engineering or Business and Finance categories.

The Design and Engineering category saw students showcasing their computing and editing knowledge, while the Business and Finance category focused on skills in Advanced Spreadsheets and Digital Marketing.

The ICDL Asia Digital Challenge is now on its third year and has been joined by over 11,000 students from 400 schools in 10 countries and territories. It is organized by the ICDL Foundation, an international organization with the goal of raising digital competence standards in the workforce, education, and society. The foundation works closely with regional, national, and local partners in developing the global network of ICDL Accredited Test Centers.