Digital Skills & Jobs Coalition




European Commission




Digital
Skills EU




ICS
Foundation


The Irish Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition was launched on 27th April, 2017. It is a multi-stakeholder partnership focussed on tackling the digital skills shortage and on upskilling everybody to take advantage of the digital economy and society. Representatives of academia, all education sectors, industry, the public service, the not-for-profit sector have come together to ensure that Ireland joins in the European effort to leverage the rewards of digitisation.

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WEBINAR: Investing in Digital Skills in Regions with the European Regional Development Fund

4 July, 10:30-11:30 CEST

The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) aims to strengthen economic and social cohesion in the European Union by correcting imbalances between its regions. Management of the ERDF is shared between the EU and the Member States, with individual EU countries distributing funds and managing expenditure. (more…)


CEPIS Calls for Best Practice Framework for National Cybersecurity Strategies

CEPIS’ Legal and Security Issues Special Interest Network (LSI SIN) has published a new paper, Best Practices for a Journey Towards Secure Cyberspace, which evaluates the approach of different National Cybersecurity Strategies (NCSS) within the EU.

The paper calls for a common European evaluation framework to help ensure a long-term strategy for reducing risks to cybersecurity between EU Member States.

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European Commission – Press release EU budget: Commission proposes €9.2 billion investment in first ever digital programme

The European Commission is today proposing to create the first ever Digital Europe programme and invest €9.2 billion to align the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027 with increasing digital challenges.

With the Digital Single Market strategy we have established a regulatory framework that is fit for the digital age. This needs to be matched with equally ambitious funding and investments in the Digital Europe programme for increasing EU’s international competitiveness as well as developing and reinforcing Europe’s strategic digital capacities. These key capacities concern high-performance computing, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and advanced digital skills and ensuring their wide use and accessibility across the economy and society by businesses and the public sector alike.  (more…)


Events

Jul
04

WEBINAR: Investing in Digital Skills in Regions with the European Regional Development Fund

The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) aims to strengthen economic and social cohesion in the European Union by correcting imbalances between its regions. Management of the ERDF is shared between the EU and the Member States, with individual EU countries distributing funds and managing expenditure. (more…)


Oct
19

The Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition brings together governments, companies, social partners, NGOs and education providers to tackle the digital skills gap in Europe. Organisations involved in the Coalition undertake various actions to boost digital skills; and these may be dependent on securing funding from third parties. (more…)


Oct
24

The Digitalisation Agenda Conference: 24th Oct 2017

Re-thinking the Role of Qualifications and Skills

Radisson Blu Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin 2

Digitalisation is changing how we work and learn. This high-level international conference will explore the implications of digitalisation on the demand, delivery and recognition of skills and qualifications. This conference is designed around three inter-related themes:

  • Digitalisation and Skills for Work

  • Digital Student Data Ecosystem

  • Digitalisation and Teaching, Learning and Assessment

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Dublin 4
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