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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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27-02-2017Proper Cybersecurity Training Could Reduce Incidents by 50%, ENISA Reports
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08-12-2016Winners of Digital Skills Awards 2016 Announced
07-12-2016IT Professionalism Framework Launched During 6 December Conference
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03-12-2016European Commission Launches Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition
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30-11-2016EYCS Council Marks Acquisition of Digital Skills as Priority Under New Skills Agenda
28-11-2016IT Professionalism Europe Officially Launched at the Round-Table Event in Amsterdam
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02-10-2016EQANIE Seeks Feedback on Criteria for Information Systems
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12-09-2016CEPIS President Visits Turkey
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30-08-2016Public Consultation to Evaluate European Institute of Innovation and Technology
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01-08-2016Funding Opportunity for High Performance Computing Announced
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19-07-2016European Commission Publishes ECIM Project Results
17-07-2016European Commission Signs Agreement with Industry on Cybersecurity
16-07-2016EASME Calls for Tender for Digital Organisational Frameworks and IT Professionalism
14-07-2016European Cybersecurity Month to Take Place in October
10-07-2016European Parliament Adopts Resolution on Empowering Women in the Digital Age
06-07-2016Global Information Technology Report 2016 Published
01-07-2016ENISA Develops a Personal Data Breach Notification Tool
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01-07-2016Tender for Study on Measures under the Broadband Cost Reduction Directive Announced
27-06-2016ICT Proposers’ Day to Take Place in September
23-06-2016“InnoApps 2016” Competition Announced
16-06-2016European Commission Releases Interim Report on Framework for IT Profession
15-06-2016European Commission Adopts a New Skills Agenda for Europe
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