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ICS Foundation

The Irish Computer Society is a non-profit membership organisation founded in 1967 to support the ICT and related professions in Ireland. Its social enterprise division, the ICS Foundation, is charged with advocating for digital literacy and the use of technology in education, research and developing policy on all aspects of ICT and supporting the ICT profession in Ireland

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Digital ICT note

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ICT Professionalism

Shortages, gaps and mismatches of e-Skills are negatively impacting the growth, competitiveness and drive for innovation in Europe.
With more governments recognizing the need to promote e-Skills, the European Commission and a consortium of partners set up a Framework to enhance ICT professionalism. Support the growth of digital skills in Europe by participating in the initiative.

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EC Digital Single Department

In a digital single market, public services should be digital, open and cross-border by design. As part of the eGovernment Action Plan, public administrations and public institutions should be providing borderless user-friendly and end-to-end digital public services to all citizens and businesses by 2020. Two Commission studies highlight how collaborative and digitally-based Open eGovernment Services (OGS) can enhance transparency and responsiveness in citizens’ dealings with administration, build trust across sectors and provide better public services.

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Digital Leadership Institute

The Digital Leadership Institute is a recognised world leader in promoting greater participation of girls and women in strategic, innovative ESTEAM (entrepreneurship, science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) sectors, through four areas of activity:

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European Schoolnet

The European Schoolnet Academy is Europe’s first online course platform for primary and secondary teachers: www.europeanschoolnetacademy.eu. On this learning hub European Schoolnet offers free online courses lasting 4-8 weeks for teachers’ professional development.

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EPALE Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe

EPALE is a multilingual open membership community for teachers, trainers, researchers, academics, policy makers and anyone else with a professional role in adult learning across Europe.
Community is at the heart of EPALE. It is set up around the sharing of content related to adult learning, including news, blog posts, resources, and events and courses.

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EU eSkills project

The European Commission sees the need to keep momentum relating to e-leadership skills going, provide consolidation to these efforts in 2015-2016. The aim is to promote e-leadership skills and provide Europe with a larger talent pool of highly-skilled entrepreneurs, managers and professionals. A comprehensive agenda (2016-2020) for e-leadership will be elaborated.

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The Irish Computer Society

The Irish Computer Society (No.38233), registered in the Republic of Ireland. ECDL Ireland Ltd. trading as ICS Skills. Registered in the Republic of Ireland. Registered Number 265078.

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Irish Governments’ Departments

Government Departments: Services

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Regional Skills Fora

The network of 9 Regional Skills Fora will:
Provide a cohesive structure for employers and the further and higher education system to work together in building the skills needs of their Regions.

Help employers better understand and access the full range of services available across the education and training system.

Enhance links between education and training providers in planning and delivering programmes, reduce duplication and inform national funding decisions.

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eSkills Manifesto 2015

The e-Skills Manifesto is a blueprint for making this happen. Now in its fifth edition, the Manifesto is based on a broad cross-section of perspectives and is a must-read for those that have a stake in acquiring, nurturing and retaining eSkilled talent in the 21st century. The latest Manifesto includes a special introduction by Xavier Niel, Entrepreneur and Co-Founder of 42 Schools, and contributions from a cross section of e-Skills experts. While new, it complements the Manifestos that precede it.

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E-Skills in Europe

Trends and Forecasts for the European ICT Professional and Digital Leadership Labour Markets (2015-2020)

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ICT Professionalism

Framework Interim Report

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Department of Education and Skills

STEM Education in the Irish School System November 2016

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Department of Education and Skills

National Skills Strategy 2015

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Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation

Action Plan for Jobs 2016

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Higher Education Authority

National Strategy for Higher Education 2030

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Anglo Irish Bank

Technology, Media and Telecoms

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Lero

Irish Software Landscape Study Interim Report June 2014

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Virgin Media

Digital Insights Report 2016

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Action Plan for Jobs 2017

https://www.djei.ie/en/Publications/Publication-files/Action-Plan-for-Jobs-2017.pdf


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