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Alexa Joyce, EC eskills strategy, PIC meeting, 05/11/09, Brussels

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