The European Commission has published the ‘Action Plan on the European Pillar of Social Rights’, and, in this context, the ‘Commission Recommendation on an effective active support to employment following the COVID-19 crisis’.
The European Commission has adopted a revision of the Erasmus+ 2020 Annual Work Programme, providing an additional €200 million to boost digital education and training and promote skills development and inclusion.
Immediately after the announcement of the lockdown, free-of-charge distance learning sessions were introduced with the support of CCS members. These were offered to trainers, educators and the general public in order to support them in the personal development.
In their article “The COVID-19 recovery will be digital: A plan for the first 90 days”, McKinsey Digital outline the main challenges that businesses will have to face, and propose steps to help companies recover after the COVID crisis.
More than 25 associations representing tech, communications, and business communities from around the world have joined the Information Technology Industry Council’s (ITI) call to governments to adopt clear guidance to ensure ICT workers are designated as ‘essential’ in the fight against the coronavirus.