Winners of Digital Skills Awards 2016 Announced

EC logoOn 1 December 2016, the Commissioner for the Digital Economy and Society, Gunther Oettinger, presented the Digital Skills Awards. The winner in the Digital Skills for all category is #SuperCoders programme, organised by Orange, for children aged 9 to 13, with the aim of making children more aware of the digital culture by offering them fun ways to learn coding. The Digital Skills for the labour force category winner was Growth Engine for Europe, Google’s training programme for individuals and businesses to help them succeed online. The More and Better Trained ICT Professionals in Europe category winner was PROMPT – a Swedish education initiative that develops advanced courses tailored to fit ICT professionals who need to combine work and studies. Finally, the Digital Skills in Education category winner was the Hungarian initiative Elisabeth Camps, a coding camp for economically disadvantaged children.

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