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THE e-SKILLS MANIFESTO

Today the latest Version of THE e-SKILLS MANIFESTO has been released “Europe is at a critical juncture, faced as it is with a growing gap between the demands for digital transformation on the one hand, and the skills, know-how and capability of the workforce on the other. To harness the potential of new technologies, and to keep pace with global competition, Europe urgently needs to build an eSkilled workforce. Working together, industry, education and government have the power to ensure…

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Digital Skills Index

Have you already tested your digital skills? Nowadays, it’s important to know where your strengths and weaknesses lie. Why should you know your own strengths and weakness? Understanding your strengths will keep you ahead in a lot of areas. For Instance, whilst you are looking for a job, it’s good to know what you’re good at and with this in mind, you can find a Job which suits you best and will notice substantial changes during job interviews. Knowing your…

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Reminder – Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition

In one week, the European Commission hosts the launch of the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition a new flagship initiative bringing together all stakeholders and Member States committed to reduce the digital skills gaps in Europe. We will, of course, be on the spot and then report to you. Digital Jobs Coalition

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overview of the skills likely to be needed for the future

“Could a robot do your job? Millions of people who didn’t see automation coming will soon find out the painful way. The answer is a resounding yes. The World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs study predicts that 5 million jobs will be lost before 2020 as artificial intelligence, robotics, nanotechnology and other socio-economic factors replace the need for human workers.” Read more at World Economic Forum

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Boosting Europe’s Digital Skills

We will be present during this event and contribute to this effort in Luxembourg: What skills will Europeans need in 10 years? Are there enough training & education opportunities? And what is the Commission doing to bridge the #digitalskills gap in Europe? We’ll soon launch the new Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition. The objective is to bring countries, associations and businesses together to pledge actions and share best practices. Don’t miss the kickoff on 1 December Digital Skills and Jobs…

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Shortage Occupations

good article about Shortage Occupations from skillspanorama (10/2016): “The ICT sector is constantly gaining importance in Luxembourg.[8] It represented around 7% of the total national Gross Value Added in 2013, which is one of the highest shares in Europe. There were approx. 17 thousand employees in ICT at the end of 2014, which represents approx. 5% of total employment. [9] Increasing demand can be explained by the expansion of the sector. A significant share of ICT companies support other industries,…

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