Digital Skills & Jobs Coalition

European Commission

Skills EU


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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Help shape the future of web accessibility

The Irish Computer Society are teaming up with the National Disability Authority to assist in compliance with a new EU directive on web accessibility. We need your help by completing our survey so we can find out what IT professionals know about universal design of IT and web accessibility. (more…)

EU Commission to double funding for Erasmus programme

The Erasmus programme already enables millions of young Europeans to study, train or learn abroad while broadening their experience and awareness of Europe, and increasing their future chances on the job market. With doubled funding, this programme will be even more effective in supporting key political objectives such as building a European Education Area by 2025, empowering young people and promoting a European identity through youth, education and culture policies. (more…)

EU budget for the future

The EU has announced over €120 billion in funding to support Digital Transformation and Research & Innovation.

Digital Transformation

Digital transformation holds the key to unlocking future growth in Europe. Through dedicated programmes and targeted financial support, the future long-term budget of the EU will help to bridge the EU’s digital investment gap, including in remote and rural areas. It will tackle digital challenges, from artificial intelligence to the promotion of digital skills, from personalised medicine based on supercomputer calculations to the capacity to equip the EU against cyberattacks and cybercrime. (more…)



Meeting of Mirror Committee of CEN Technical Committee 428

on ICT Competence and Professionalism
3:30pm, July 19th, 2017, Irish Computer Society, 87/98 Pembroke Road, Ballsbridge


Computer Science for the Irish Leaving Cert – Progress and Challenges

presentation and discussion of the NCCA draft syllabus
3:00pm, July 5th, 2017, in Dublin Castle, at the World Conference of Computers in Education


Learning with digital technologies is our future

Keynote address by Lord David Puttnam at the World Conference of Computers in Education (
9:00am,July 5th, in Dublin Castle

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