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2017/10/23 The Digital Skills Gap in Europe

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...

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2017/10/09 EU Code Week Begins

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...

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2017/09/29 Launch of the Digital Skills Awards 2017

The European Commission has launched its second Digital Skills Award. Companies and organisations are invited to submit projects they have implemented to improve digital skills in Europe. The best 4 projects designed at improving the digital skills of citizens, the labour force, ICT professional and in education will receive an award. A fifth award will go to the best project which also...

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2017/08/25 European Commission to launch Digital Opportunity Scheme

The European Commission is planning to launch a pilot Digital Opportunity Scheme in the course of 2018. Running within the scope of the Erasmus + programme, the scheme promotes the development of digital skills through cross-border traineeships. Students taking part in the scheme will receive hands-on experience in such fields as cybersecurity, data analytics, artificial intelligence,...

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