Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs
Gabriel Rissola, Telecentre-Europe AISBL
Media Literacy for 21st
Century conference
Opati...
Unemployment rates in Europe (July 2013)
• EU-28 unemployment rate: 11.0% (26,654 million people)
• EA-17 unemployment rat...
Unemployment in Europe: highlights
• Dramatic raise of unemployment rates: 6.8% in 2008 to 11.0% in 2013
• Almost leveled ...
Lack of enough digital workers in Europe
• Not enough candidates to work as ICT practitioners
• A number of practitioners ...
• The demand for employees with ICT skills is growing
considerably, by around 3% a year
• 900.000 ICT job vacancies are fo...
Filling the gap: Grand Coalition for Digital
Jobs
Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs
1. Training and matching for digital jobs
ICT practitioners and career changers (includin...
Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs
1. Training and matching for digital jobs
ICT practitioners and career changers (includin...
Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs
2. Mobility
Hiring ICT practitioners from other Member States remains a challenge
for man...
Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs
3. Certification
To stimulate the take-up of a single European certification scheme for
d...
Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs
4. Attracting young people to ICT: awareness raising
Awareness raising campaigns at EU an...
Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs
5. Attracting people to ICT: innovative learning and
teaching
The choice for ICT careers ...
• Pan-European membership organisation representing 39 local
network organizations from 27 European countries
• It represe...
T-E large-scale awareness raising campaign
• Europe-wide awareness raising campaing
• Organized for the fourth year by Telecentre-Europe
• Supported by the GOW Allia...
• T-E contribution to support the GC4DJ
• Multi-stakeholder partnerships developed/facilitated by T-E
national members in ...
• Organize awareness raising campaigns to promote ICT
education, jobs and careers with young people
• Involve young people...
• Facilitate youth/unemployed people access to industry-led
training and certificates recognized internationally
• Stimula...
• March 2013: Get Online Week campaign (formally announced at the launch
ceremony of Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs)
• A...
We welcome
the formation of a Local Coalition in Croatia
focused on Digital Media
facilitated by our member Telecentar
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Telecentre Europe and the Grand Coalition for digital jobs.

426

Published on

This presentation explains in a nutshell the ideas and priorities behind the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs ( Initiative by the European Commission) and also shows our efforts ( Telecentre Europe) at brigning these ideas on a national level through " Local Colaitions for Digital Jobs".
Presented by Gabriel Rissola (Telecentre-Europe) at the Media Literacy for 21st Century conference in Opatija (Croatia), 14-15 September 2013

Published in: Technology, Career, Business
1 Comment
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
No Downloads
Views
Total Views
426
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
13
Comments
1
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Telecentre Europe and the Grand Coalition for digital jobs.

  1. 1. Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs Gabriel Rissola, Telecentre-Europe AISBL Media Literacy for 21st Century conference Opatija (Croatia), 14-15 September 2013
  2. 2. Unemployment rates in Europe (July 2013) • EU-28 unemployment rate: 11.0% (26,654 million people) • EA-17 unemployment rate: 12,1% (19.231 million people)
  3. 3. Unemployment in Europe: highlights • Dramatic raise of unemployment rates: 6.8% in 2008 to 11.0% in 2013 • Almost leveled unemployment rates between men (10,7%) and women (10.8 %) by end of 2012 • Youth unemployment : • EU-28: 23.4% (5.56 million people under 25) • EA-17: 3.5 million people under 25) • Lowest rates in Germany (7.7 %), Austria (9.2 %) and Malta (10.6 %) • Highest rates in Greece (62.9 %), Spain (56.1 %) and Croatia (55.4 %)
  4. 4. Lack of enough digital workers in Europe • Not enough candidates to work as ICT practitioners • A number of practitioners does not acquire through education and/or training (all) the skills demanded by industry • A substantial number of those that do have the right skills lives far away from the job opportunities. • For those who are ready to move to a job abroad it is hard to demonstrate their skills acquired informally – which is often the case of younger adults.
  5. 5. • The demand for employees with ICT skills is growing considerably, by around 3% a year • 900.000 ICT job vacancies are forecasted to remain unfilled by 2015 • Nearly half of the European labour force (47%) is not confident their computer and internet skills are sufficient in today’s labour market Lack of enough digital workers in Europe
  6. 6. Filling the gap: Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs
  7. 7. Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs 1. Training and matching for digital jobs ICT practitioners and career changers (including mid-career workers from adjacent work areas) need training programmes that meet employers’ skills needs and effective placement services that help to bring them into jobs. Indicators: •Number of people who have graduated from GC4DJ industry-led training and certification programmes •Number of job placements through projects carried out under the GC4DJ
  8. 8. Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs 1. Training and matching for digital jobs ICT practitioners and career changers (including mid-career workers from adjacent work areas) need training programmes that meet employers’ skills needs and effective placement services that help to bring them into jobs. Indicators: •Number of people who have graduated from GC4DJ industry-led training and certification programmes •Number of job placements through projects carried out under the GC4DJ
  9. 9. Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs 2. Mobility Hiring ICT practitioners from other Member States remains a challenge for many SMEs; where large companies have sufficient resources and extended networks, small companies lack information and scale. Indicators: •Number of ICT job vacancies filled from other member states through EURES targeted mobility schemes
  10. 10. Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs 3. Certification To stimulate the take-up of a single European certification scheme for digital skills of ICT practitioners, based on European quality labels for ICT industry-based training and certifications and the European e- Competence Framework. Indicators: •Number of Member States/ companies/employees adopting and using the European e-Competence framework
  11. 11. Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs 4. Attracting young people to ICT: awareness raising Awareness raising campaigns at EU and national levels are indispensable to better inform students, young professionals and SMEs about the range of opportunities that ICT-related jobs offer (i.e. education and training, jobs and careers). Indicators: •Number of ICT university enrolments/graduates •Number of young people entering/finishing ICT education and training (i.e. formal education/VET and ICT industry training)
  12. 12. Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs 5. Attracting people to ICT: innovative learning and teaching The choice for ICT careers by school/higher education students should be fostered. This requires more aligned educational schemes as well as structural changes inside the educational systems. Bridging the worlds of education, industry and employment is essential to reach this objective. Indicators not developed yet
  13. 13. • Pan-European membership organisation representing 39 local network organizations from 27 European countries • It represents 25.000+ ICT access and training centres • Prominent e-Inclusion umbrella organisation in Europe • Expert on e-literacy, e skills and IT social business‐ • It promotes knowledge and resource sharing, mutual support, capacity development and advocacy • Regular programmes and tools Who we are
  14. 14. T-E large-scale awareness raising campaign
  15. 15. • Europe-wide awareness raising campaing • Organized for the fourth year by Telecentre-Europe • Supported by the GOW Alliance (Accenture, Liberty Global and Microsoft). • Reached 26 countries in 2013 • Highlighted the essential role ICT skills play in today’s society • Focused on encouraging young people to take up a career in ICT. T-E large-scale awareness raising campaign
  16. 16. • T-E contribution to support the GC4DJ • Multi-stakeholder partnerships developed/facilitated by T-E national members in EU Member States • Focus on countries facing higher unemployment rates and larger digital job gaps • Confirmed LCs in Ireland, Spain, Italy, Greece, Romania, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland • LCs in process of formation in Portugal, Slovakia and Croatia • Activities focused on awareness raising, training, certification and matching of digital jobs offer and demand Local Coalitions for Digital Jobs
  17. 17. • Organize awareness raising campaigns to promote ICT education, jobs and careers with young people • Involve young people in "real" ICT projects to discover fascinating domains and ultimately choosing a career in ICT • Bring in contact pupils and students with successful ICT personalities, organizations and senior experienced people • Organize promotional events that target secondary and university students and include a competition, with scholarships awarded through industry-led competitions Local Coalitions for Digital Jobs - activities
  18. 18. • Facilitate youth/unemployed people access to industry-led training and certificates recognized internationally • Stimulate the take-up of the European e-Competences framework as a standard to assess and certify the digital skills of ICT practitioners • Develop regional projects to ensure effective filling of ICT vacancies, in particular from SME • Upscale successful local projects to achieve an impact on European level, and learn from successful solutions developed in partner countries Local Coalitions for Digital Jobs - activities
  19. 19. • March 2013: Get Online Week campaign (formally announced at the launch ceremony of Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs) • April-May 2013: selection of first set of country partners interested and prepared to activate Local Coalitions • June 2013: Local Coalitions official launch and kick-off meeting in the context of EC’s Digital Agenda Assembly • June-September 2013: formation of LCs in selected countries, with proposal of activity plans • September-October 2013: definition of European plans and goals, to be presented at GC4DJ workshop (3rd Oct 2013) to the EC and pledgers • October 2013 – March 2014: period for developing the agreed activities under the three pillars identified, to conclude with Get Online Week 2014 • April – June 2014: 1st year assessment and reporting plus 2nd year planning Local Coalitions for Digital Jobs - roadmap
  20. 20. We welcome the formation of a Local Coalition in Croatia focused on Digital Media facilitated by our member Telecentar
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×