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Tackling the digital skills gap in
Europe –overview of policy and
progammes
Deirdre Hodson DG Education,Culture, Youth and...
Digital transformation of education.
• New skills for society and labour
market.
• Technology use in/for education
•
http://www.makingirelandclick.ie
Digital skills gap
Digital skills gap
• 45% of citizens have no or low digital skills
• 37% of the labour force have no or only low levels of
• digital skills
•...
Gender gap in ICT
Education and Training
2020
6 priority
areas
Skills agenda for Europe - June 2016
"Europe faces a basic skills challenge. People
need a minimum level of basic skills, ...
1. Cooperation with
Member States and
partner organisations
Sharing experience and insights
Digital skills and jobs coalition
EU Code Week
2. Platforms and training
https://www.openeducationeuropa.eu/
http://www.europeanschoolnetacademy.eu/
3. Funding programmes
4. Research & studies
5. Competence frameworks
More about EU & education policy
http://ec.europa.eu/education
deirdre.hodson@ec.europa.eu
European Distance Learning Week: Tackling the digital skills gap in the EU – policies and programmes
European Distance Learning Week: Tackling the digital skills gap in the EU – policies and programmes
European Distance Learning Week: Tackling the digital skills gap in the EU – policies and programmes
European Distance Learning Week: Tackling the digital skills gap in the EU – policies and programmes
European Distance Learning Week: Tackling the digital skills gap in the EU – policies and programmes
European Distance Learning Week: Tackling the digital skills gap in the EU – policies and programmes
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European Distance Learning Week: Tackling the digital skills gap in the EU – policies and programmes

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Presentation by Deirdre Hodson, Policy Officer, European Commission DG Education and Culture for the European Distance Learning Week's final day webinar on "Digital skills in teaching and learning – are we on the right track?" - 11 November 2016
Recording of the discussion is available here: https://eden-online.adobeconnect.com/p80lg2b5akr/
The recording of Deirdre Hodson's presentation is available here: https://eden-online.adobeconnect.com/p9bqnf9swq2/

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European Distance Learning Week: Tackling the digital skills gap in the EU – policies and programmes

  1. 1. Tackling the digital skills gap in Europe –overview of policy and progammes Deirdre Hodson DG Education,Culture, Youth and Sport 11 November 2016
  2. 2. Digital transformation of education. • New skills for society and labour market. • Technology use in/for education •
  3. 3. http://www.makingirelandclick.ie
  4. 4. Digital skills gap
  5. 5. Digital skills gap
  6. 6. • 45% of citizens have no or low digital skills • 37% of the labour force have no or only low levels of • digital skills • 90% of jobs will require some level of digital skills whatever the sector; all jobs will change and many will disappear • 40% of business trying to recruit ICT professionals have difficulty doing so Digital skills gap
  7. 7. Gender gap in ICT
  8. 8. Education and Training 2020
  9. 9. 6 priority areas
  10. 10. Skills agenda for Europe - June 2016 "Europe faces a basic skills challenge. People need a minimum level of basic skills, including numeracy, literacy and basic digital skills, to access good jobs and participate fully in society."
  11. 11. 1. Cooperation with Member States and partner organisations
  12. 12. Sharing experience and insights
  13. 13. Digital skills and jobs coalition
  14. 14. EU Code Week
  15. 15. 2. Platforms and training
  16. 16. https://www.openeducationeuropa.eu/
  17. 17. http://www.europeanschoolnetacademy.eu/
  18. 18. 3. Funding programmes
  19. 19. 4. Research & studies
  20. 20. 5. Competence frameworks
  21. 21. More about EU & education policy http://ec.europa.eu/education deirdre.hodson@ec.europa.eu

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