NEWS
European Commission to launch Digital Opportunity Scheme
2017/08/25
The European Commission is planning to launch a pilot Digital Opportunity Scheme in the course of 2018. Running within the scope of the Erasmus + programme, the scheme promotes the development of digital skills through cross-border traineeships. Students taking part in the scheme will receive hands-on experience in such fields as cybersecurity, data analytics, artificial intelligence,...  More

European platform for classification of Skills, Competences, Occupations and Qualifications goes live
2017/08/02
The Commission has launched the first full version of the European classification of Skills, Competences, Occupations and Qualifications (ESCO). The classification is available in 26 languages (the 24 EU languages, Icelandic and Norwegian). ESCO  facilitates the dialogue  between labour market  and the  education/training sector  by providing a common language...  More

TWEETS
e-Skills Association "employers pay up to £10,000 more a year for skills such as software design and programming" #digitalskills https://t.co/Mupa6CBbUZ
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BENEFITS

Membership Benefits

Your organisation can benefit from EeSA membership in numerous different ways. By joining us you will be able to:

Take a strategic leading role in promoting eSkills and good practises across Europe by:

  1. Participating in advocacy initiatives and programmes across many important strategic areas;
  2. Connecting with like-minded stakeholders and policy makers at European and member state level;
  3. Supporting the establishment of efficient ICT training tools and methodologies for the governance of e-Skills such as the “European e-Competence Framework”;
  4. Accessing European funding mechanisms and direct funding of member-driven EeSA projects through project funding of the European Commission or other available sources;
  5. Partnering with other EeSA member organisations to drive new e-Skills intiatives that benefit both EeSA and individual members.

Increase the visibility of your organisation by:

  1. Engaging with EeSA partner organisations such as major ICT user industries (such as automotive industries, finance sector, retail, etc.), small and medium enterprises, academic organisations as well as to ICT skills-related foundations and charity organisations;
  2. Building new relationships and  elevating your organisation’s stature in the industry and the European e-Skills community;
  3. Accessing the European Commission, member state governments and other decision makers that positively impact members’ business capacity building and ICT professionalism;
  4. Availing of leadership opportunities to develop  EeSA stand-alone e-Skills communities and/or initiatives (e.g., to set Industry standards for e-Skills quality criteria, define IT training best practices and e-Skills certification programmes);
  5. Leveraging opportunities to participate in and/or organize events for profiling activities, exposure and networking.

Inform others and stay informed on all e-Skills related topics by:

  1. Leveraging opportunities to inform advocate and educate on legislation and regulatory initiatives at European and EU Member State level for ICT skills funding and promotional activities.
  2. Contributing to data aggregation and/or EeSA member updates, articles, whitepapers and research, website and/or portals.
  3. Availing of unlimited and free access to EeSA publications, reports, newsletter, website, releases, social networking tools, etc.;
  4. Staying abreast of all European and EU Member State government policy initiatives and legislation through searchable EeSA community member directories that impacts the provision of recognised professional ICT staff.