essa – is a 4-year transnational initiative funded by the European Commission under the Erasmus+ Sector Skill Alliance programme. The project has adopted the latest European IT professional standards from The European e-Competence Framework, ensuring a common understanding of the new Software Skills Strategy between Industry, Education, and Policymakers.
The global objective of this project is to design and implement an innovative, effective, and sustainable Software Skills Strategy and VET education and training programmes for Europe that will ensure the skills needs of the rapidly expanding and evolving software sector can be met in the short, medium, and long term. The strategy will be market demand-led at its core, continuously adapting and evolving to address current and future market needs to support growth, innovation, and competitiveness in the sector.
- formulate and deliver a European strategy to address skill needs in the Software Sector and
- deliver appropriate and future-focused education, training, qualifications, and mobility solutions, geared to sectoral realities and needs.