A recent Eurostat survey analysed the main obstacles that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) as well as larger companies encounter in recruiting IT professionals, and how this has impacted economic growth.
On 7-8 October 2021, the second ‘SELFIE Forum’ will take place, which will welcome school leaders, teachers, students, trainers, national coordinators, policy makers, researchers, practitioners and future potential users of the SELFIE tool.
McKinsey has identified a set of 56 foundational skills that will benefit all citizens in the future job market. The 56 skills are separated over 13 different categories, including areas such as ‘Digital fluency and citizenship’, software use and development’, ‘critical thinking’ and ‘entrepreneurship’.
The European Commission calls for applications for the selection of members of the Commission expert group on tackling disinformation and promoting digital literacy through education and training. Applications must be sent by 29 June 2021.
The European Commission is organising a high-level conference on ‘Upskilling and Reskilling in the Post-Covid era’, which will take place on 29 – 30 June 2021. The event will focus on the upskilling and reskilling challenges that the EU is facing during and after the Covid-19 crisis.
ALL DIGITAL has updated the Manifesto for enhancing digital competences across Europe, which was marked by a launch event on 6 May. CEPIS endorsed the document and took the opportunity to share the CEPIS statement on the European Digital Skills Certificate.
The European Commission is considering a proposal for a Council Recommendation on individual learning accounts. The objective of these accounts is to ensure that all EU citizens can keep building the skills they need for sustainable employment. Individual learning accounts will be personal accounts to accumulate training entitlements for quality-assured training.
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