European e-Skills strategy & e-Skills week Alexa Joyce
MST as a gatekeeper for e-Skills MST knowledge ICT studies Other subject + ICT ICT job Any job w/ ICT
The European e-Skills agenda <ul><li>Launched by DG Enterprise and Industry </li></ul><ul><li>e-Skills are critical for gr...
The European e-Skills agenda <ul><li>e-Skills go beyond basic ICT competence    high level ICT skills for ICT careers  e....
The e-Skills strategy <ul><li>Long term policy approach (2007 on) </li></ul><ul><li>ICT faced with a similar problems to w...
The e-Skills strategy <ul><li>But also special issues: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Disparite approach (industry / formal ed.) </...
Some results of strategy <ul><li>Industry set up e-Skills Industry Leadership Board (IT companies, ed & training organisat...
European e-Skills Week <ul><li>Major new outreach campaign between Oct 2009 – March 2010 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Culminating...
European e-Skills Week <ul><li>Career information </li></ul><ul><li>ICT professionals / CEOs go back to school </li></ul><...
More information? <ul><li>Visit pilot e-Skills career portal: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://eskills.eun.org </li></ul></ul>...
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  • Alexa Joyce, EC eskills strategy, PIC meeting, 05/11/09, Brussels

    1. 1. European e-Skills strategy & e-Skills week Alexa Joyce
    2. 2. MST as a gatekeeper for e-Skills MST knowledge ICT studies Other subject + ICT ICT job Any job w/ ICT
    3. 3. The European e-Skills agenda <ul><li>Launched by DG Enterprise and Industry </li></ul><ul><li>e-Skills are critical for growth, competitiveness, employment and cohesion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ICT represented 50% of productivity growth in EU (2000-2004) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Need for long term policy </li></ul>
    4. 4. The European e-Skills agenda <ul><li>e-Skills go beyond basic ICT competence  high level ICT skills for ICT careers e.g. programming, green IT, security, networking… </li></ul><ul><li>But also wider issue of basic ICT literacy (i.e. eInclusion) and ICT productivity </li></ul>
    5. 5. The e-Skills strategy <ul><li>Long term policy approach (2007 on) </li></ul><ul><li>ICT faced with a similar problems to wider MST sector </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Poor image (young people, parents, teachers + gender issue) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lifelong learning / retraining </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fragmented approaches across EU </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ ICT pipeline’ issues </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. The e-Skills strategy <ul><li>But also special issues: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Disparite approach (industry / formal ed.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Industry training has wide uptake </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Academic approach radically different </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Positive perception of ICT not necessarily related to knowledge of ICT </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Multi-stakeholder approach needed </li></ul>
    7. 7. Some results of strategy <ul><li>Industry set up e-Skills Industry Leadership Board (IT companies, ed & training organisations) </li></ul><ul><li>EU funded e-Competence Framework </li></ul><ul><li>Pilot e-Skills career (operated by European Schoolnet on behalf of e-Skills ILB) </li></ul><ul><li>Regular e-Skills conferences </li></ul>
    8. 8. European e-Skills Week <ul><li>Major new outreach campaign between Oct 2009 – March 2010 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Culminating in 1st week of March 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EU + EFTA </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Financed by DG ENTR </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinated by DIGITAL EUROPE and European Schoolnet </li></ul><ul><li>National contact points in 20 countries + more than 100 stakeholders </li></ul>
    9. 9. European e-Skills Week <ul><li>Career information </li></ul><ul><li>ICT professionals / CEOs go back to school </li></ul><ul><li>Student outreach: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>visit ICT facilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>meet young ICT professionals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>get basic training </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Competitions based on digital media </li></ul><ul><li>SME conferences on ICT skills </li></ul>
    10. 10. More information? <ul><li>Visit pilot e-Skills career portal: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://eskills.eun.org </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Follow us on Twitter: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.twitter.com/eskillsweek </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Contact us at: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alexa Joyce – alexa.joyce@eun.org </li></ul></ul>

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