ITPE and the Irish Computer Society (ICS) have co-authored a policy paper entitled ‘IT Professionalism – Build the best workforce to deliver Europe’s transition’. It explains the key terminology around IT professionalism, outlines the importance of developing professional practices and professional standards by the IT workforce and calls different stakeholders to engage in these activities.
The British Computer Society has published a book entitled “A practical guide to increasing gender diversity and inclusion”. This guide aims to address the gender imbalance. It includes expertise, initiatives and true stories to support those wishing to bring greater gender diversity into the workplace.
The Icelandic Computer Society (Ský) has become the first CEPIS member society to be awarded the Gold status of the CEPIS DiversIT Charter. The Gold status reflects the organisation’s leading work in encouraging girls and young women to pursue IT studies and advancing gender equality in ICT professions.
On 15 April, AICA marked its 60th anniversary with the event ‘Digital, driver of social innovation’. Giovanni Adorni, President of AICA, presented the commitment, the vision and mission of AICA in Italy.
The newly elected President of the British Computer Society (BCS), John Higgins CBE, has announced that his first priority will be “to make our profession more welcoming for all – regardless of gender, age or ethnic background”.
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