NEWS
The Digital Skills Gap in Europe
2017/10/23
Digital technologies are used in many sectors such as farming, healthcare, transport, education, retail, automatics, energy, shipping, logistics, teaching and the information and communications technology industry. The demand for information and communications technology specialists is growing fast. In the future, 9 out of 10 jobs will require digital skills. At the same time, 169 million...  More

EU Code Week Begins
2017/10/09
Saturday marked the opening of the fifth edition of EU Code Week, which runs from 7-22 October 2017, with hundreds of thousands of people expected to take part. Schools, businesses, not-for-profits, local libraries and more are all organising events to showcase how you can bring ideas to life with code. Today, 90% of jobs require digital skills, but 44% of Europeans have no or low...  More

TWEETS
e-Skills Association Bristol overtakes London as UK's No.1 Smart City: https://t.co/Z0WO2H7WCQ
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e-Skills Association Kudos @ImperialCollege 'Student project teaches digital skills to elderly White City residents' https://t.co/jgOMVoRjBG
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e-Skills Association [1]Top 6 #eskills that CEOs look for in candidates: 1.UX design 2. Data analysis 3. Content creation and marketing...
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BENEFITS

Membership Benefits

Your organisation can benefit from EeSA membership in numerous different ways. By joining us you will be able to:

Take a strategic leading role in promoting eSkills and good practises across Europe by:

  1. Participating in advocacy initiatives and programmes across many important strategic areas;
  2. Connecting with like-minded stakeholders and policy makers at European and member state level;
  3. Supporting the establishment of efficient ICT training tools and methodologies for the governance of e-Skills such as the “European e-Competence Framework”;
  4. Accessing European funding mechanisms and direct funding of member-driven EeSA projects through project funding of the European Commission or other available sources;
  5. Partnering with other EeSA member organisations to drive new e-Skills intiatives that benefit both EeSA and individual members.

Increase the visibility of your organisation by:

  1. Engaging with EeSA partner organisations such as major ICT user industries (such as automotive industries, finance sector, retail, etc.), small and medium enterprises, academic organisations as well as to ICT skills-related foundations and charity organisations;
  2. Building new relationships and  elevating your organisation’s stature in the industry and the European e-Skills community;
  3. Accessing the European Commission, member state governments and other decision makers that positively impact members’ business capacity building and ICT professionalism;
  4. Availing of leadership opportunities to develop  EeSA stand-alone e-Skills communities and/or initiatives (e.g., to set Industry standards for e-Skills quality criteria, define IT training best practices and e-Skills certification programmes);
  5. Leveraging opportunities to participate in and/or organize events for profiling activities, exposure and networking.

Inform others and stay informed on all e-Skills related topics by:

  1. Leveraging opportunities to inform advocate and educate on legislation and regulatory initiatives at European and EU Member State level for ICT skills funding and promotional activities.
  2. Contributing to data aggregation and/or EeSA member updates, articles, whitepapers and research, website and/or portals.
  3. Availing of unlimited and free access to EeSA publications, reports, newsletter, website, releases, social networking tools, etc.;
  4. Staying abreast of all European and EU Member State government policy initiatives and legislation through searchable EeSA community member directories that impacts the provision of recognised professional ICT staff.