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CEPIS Says New EU Standard Will Help Tackle e-Skills Gap

The European e-Competence Framework (e-CF), which describes the competences and skills requirements of ICT professionals, has become a European standard, following its official publication by the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) yesterday.

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77% of ICT Professionals Face Competence Gap

Only 23% of ICT professionals have the competences associated with their jobs. This is one of the key findings of the CEPIS e-Competence Benchmark research. A European report and eight country reports are available for download.

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11-07-2018Strong demand for digital skills in Australia as country risks being left behind in global digital race
10-07-2018European Conference on ‘Digital Transformation and IT Professionalism’ to be held in November 2018 in Brussels
08-07-2018ITPE conducts survey to gain the perspectives of its members on IT professionalism
07-07-2018MSc in Applied IT Architecture Wins Tech Excellence Award
06-07-2018Campaign to promote digital skills for apprentices launched in Austria
06-07-2018New report warns of a widening digital skill gap in English schools
04-07-2018European Commission pilot project for improving digital skills in SMEs publishes first results
03-07-2018Third workshop on ‘DIGIFRAME’ held in Brussels
23-06-2018Women in Spotlight in Digital4Her Conference
15-06-2018CEPIS Calls for Best Practice Framework for National Cybersecurity Strategies
13-06-2018€9.2 billion investment in digital challenges announced by European Commission
12-06-2018European Commission Publishes New DigComp Guide
10-06-2018Call for Proposals on Upskilling Pathways Published by European Commission
09-06-2018New Political Agreement on the Cybersecurity Act Proposal Welcomed by European Commissioner and Vice-President
08-06-2018Appskil project completed together with ATI and AICA
06-06-2018ITPE holds its first expert workgroup meeting – IT Professionalism: Moving Forward 
02-06-2018EU Commissioners Mariya Gabriel and Tibor Navracsics encourage European schools to take part in the EU Code Week mid-October 2018
01-06-2018ITPE holds e-CF Briefing in Paris 
28-05-2018Barriers to preparing workforce for digital economy identified in new Nesta report
28-05-2018DESI data highlights concerning lack of digital skills across Europe
10-05-2018ITPE to Provide Forum for Experts after the Closure the CEN Workshop on ICT Skills
09-05-2018First EU-wide Legally Binding Cybersecurity Directive Becomes National Law
08-05-2018Save the Date: Robotex Cyprus 2018
05-05-2018EU Horizon 2020 Calls for Proposals in Digital Security Published
03-05-2018Informatics for All Coalition Releases New Strategy
03-05-2018Role of Standardisation in ICT Highlighted in Latest Edition of European Commission’s Rolling Plan on ICT Standardisation
02-05-2018European Commission Publishes New Blockchain in Education Study
28-04-2018Call for Action on Digital Education and Digital Opportunity Scheme Launched at Educate to Create Conference in Bulgaria
27-04-2018Almost Half of Europeans Lack Basic Digital Skills According to EU Index
21-04-2018OECD Report Highlights Rural Digital Divide
10-04-2018State of Play on National Qualifications Frameworks Presented in Cedefop Briefing Note
05-04-2018Stack Overflow Survey Shows Developers Lack Clarity with Ethical Issues
16-03-2018CEPIS Proposes Amendments to the EU Cybersecurity Package
14-03-2018PTI Presents the e-CF and ITPE to Stakeholders in Poland
14-03-2018Reminder: Call for Feedback on the e-CF 3.0 – Have Your Say
13-03-2018Comissioner Gabriel Launches "No Women No Panel" Campaign
13-03-2018Commissioner Gabriel Announces New Strategy for Women in Tech
13-03-2018European Commission Publishes New Study on Women in Tech
12-03-2018Call for Proposals on Boosting Digital Services Across Europe
11-03-2018Call For New €50 Million Cybersecurity Pilot Project Proposals
11-03-2018EIF Report Looks at Transatlantic Digital Transformation
10-03-2018EESC Proposes New Actions to Improve Cybersecurity in Europe
10-03-2018European Comission to Establish Expert Group on AI
09-03-2018CEDEFOP Evaluates Qualification Frameworks in Europe
07-03-2018All Digital Raise Awareness of Digital Skills
27-02-2018EU Industry Day Takes Place in Brussels
16-02-2018EU Code Week 2018 Dates Announced
16-02-2018PIPS to Host ITPE e-CF Briefing
15-02-2018Big Gaps Between Perception and Reality of Digital Skills Found According to New ECDL Foundation Report
12-02-2018Call for New Cybersecurity Pilot Project Proposals Issued by European Commission
10-02-2018Call for Papers for Annual Privacy Forum 2018
10-02-2018French Government Launches Digital Inclusion Strategy
08-02-2018European Commission Seeks Input on Plans for Better Mutual Recognition of Qualifications and Diplomas
08-02-2018Majority of Businesses in UK Have Not Implemented Staff Training for Major Upcoming Data Protection Law Changes
17-01-2018European Commission Calls for Opinions on Post-2020 MFF Values and Mobility
15-01-2018Erasmus+ and Horizon2020 Initiative Contributes to Narrowing the Digital Skills Gap
14-01-2018Digital Economy and Digital Skills a Priority for the Bulgarian Presidency
14-01-2018Funding Opportunities: Cybersecurity – Management, Response, Building Resilience
13-01-2018European Commission Creates Platform of Resource-Sharing for Cybersecurity Centres
09-01-2018Register for Stakeholder Forum on Digitising European Industry
08-01-2018European Parliament Highlights Importance of ICT Skills in Lifelong Learning
05-01-20181.6 Million UK Businesses Lack Basic Digital Skills
04-12-2016European Commission Launches Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition

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