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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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