15 December 2016

Practical implementation of e-CF and other factors for boosting ICT professionalism in Europe

Together with building consensus on a comprehensive and consistent ICT professionalism framework, the efforts of the eCF Alliance focus on practical testing of correlations between e-competences, vocational qualification systems, certification paths and content from the point of view of training providers. (...)


Newsletter N.2

16 December 2016

European IT Professionalism Framework launched in Brussels

On 6 December 2016, the European IT Professionalism Framework was launched during the IT Professionalism conference in Brussels. There is broad consensus about the crucial importance of e-skills for Europe given the e-skills shortages, gaps and mismatches that have a continuing negative effect on achieving further growth, competitiveness, innovation and employment in Europe. (...)

14 December 2016

Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition - Boosting Europe's Digital Skills

On 1 December the European Commission launched the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition, together with Member States, industry, social partners, NGOs and education providers, to continue develop a digital talent pool and ensure Europe’s growth and competitiveness.  (...)

7 December 2016

e-Competence Qualification Profiles

In the beginning of July the partners of the eCF Alliance involved in work package 3 (Vocational ICT qualification and certification scheme) delivered the β-version of a Reference Scheme for ICT Related Vocational Qualifications, based on the European e-Competence Framework (e-CF) 3.0. EXIN was in the lead of this work package, with great support from the other partners in the project. (...)

12 December 2016

Notes from Paolo Vercesi, eCF Council project coordinator

Our first project year has passed by. First, let’s thank the partnership and EACEA for their cooperative support.

During the first Transnational Meeting – held in Sofia in June 2016 – our partnership discussed the first two main project outcomes: the definition of the ICT professional Transnational Frame and of a Reference Scheme for ICT-related VET. Part of the Meeting focused on planning the next step: develop two Learning Units sets made of the 15 eCF e-competences identified as most relevant by 100 stakeholders surveyed at the beginning of the project. (...)

Workshop on ICT standards in public procurement

When: 24 January 2017

Where: Brussels

More info: https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/news/workshop-ict-standards-public-procurement


Conference ‘’High-Tech and Leadership Skills for Europe – Working together to increase the talent pool for the European Single Market’’

When: 26 January 2017

Where: Brussels

More info: http://leadership2017.eu/

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