WHO WE ARE The  European e-Skills Association (EeSA) is a community of stakeholders supporting the development of e-skills and digital literacy in Europe. EeSA builds on the success of the e-Skills Industry Leadership Board (e-Skills ILB) supported by DG Enterprise and Industry of the European Commission.   EeSA is an umbrella organisation that works in partnership with the European Commission, public authorities across Europe, SMEs and all relevant stakeholders to build upon the European Commission recommendations and other reference initiatives on e-skills.   More
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The European Commission Launches a Public Consultation on Competences for Lifelong Learning
On 22   February the European Commission launched a public consultation in view to update the 2006 Recommendation on Key Competences for Lifelong Learning (2006/962/EC). The review was announced in the European Commission's New Skills Agenda for Europe and seeks to develop a shared understanding of key competences needed and to further foster their introduction in educational and...  More
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Unemployment Falls in the EU but Remains Stable in the Euro Area
According to figures published by Eurostat on Monday 9 January (you can find them here ), euro area unemployment remained stable at 9.8% in November 2016. It decreased by 0.1% in the EU as a whole for the same month (8.3%). Overall, significant variations can be observed in six member states between October and November. Unemployment particularly took a tumble in Ireland (7.3%),...  More
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