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ENIS - European Network of Innovative Schools is a National Contact Point for the eSkills for Jobs campaign 2015-2016 in Austria. ENIS is an association of mainly innovative schools – pedagogically and technically – and a close partner of the Federal Ministry of Education and Women’s Affairs. Informing all interested people in training their eSkills and mobility is pivotal for the success of the campaign and a core of ENIS’ actions.

To find out more about eSkills initiatives in your country, including information about jobs and training opportunities, please visit the national website:
eskills.at/

Platform Digital Austria (PDOE) is the coordination and strategy committee of the Federal Government for e-government in Austria. EGovernment refers to the total (incl. E-Health and Awareness / e-skills) of all electronic services from government (G2G, G2B, G2C).

" E-Skills is a prerequisite for the use of E-Government and Security - Austria has with target group appropriate workshops / events / roadshows effective measures to promote developed / available! " - Christian Rupp, speaker of the platform Digital Austria and Ambassador for eSkills



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Key Figures

  AT EU27
ICT practitioner workforce in 2012 as Percent of Total Workforce 3.4% 3.4%
Forecast ICT practitioner jobs in 2015 145,000 7503000
Forecast ICT practitioner jobs in 2020 156,000 7,950,000
Vocational training graduates in Computer Science, 2011  1,191 67,000
  Score 2009/2010 Score 2011/2012 EU average
Individuals with high level of computer skills 29% 42% 28.52%
Individuals with high level of internet skills 8% 9% 13.67%
Individuals using the Internet (last three months) 72% 79% 71.33%
Table 1 & 2: Data to be taken from Empirica Country Reports: eskills-monitor2013.eu/results

National policy / strategy related to e-skills

efit21 - Digital Agenda for Education
Federal Ministry of Education and Women's
Learning in a Digital World - The transformation of the information and knowledge society does not stop in front of the education system: communicating, teaching and learning are changing sustainably by digital and information technologies. The Internet has expanded its "publication function" by newly developed portals and interactively communicate is increasingly to the fore. efit21 focuses specifically focuses on the integration and use of new information and communication technologies in the Austrian educational institutions, provides the basis for a target and impact-oriented ICT strategy implementation represents and is the Digital Agenda for Education Ministry of Education. Digital Austria
Federal Chancellery
The Platform Digital Austria (PDOE) is the coordination and strategy committee of the Federal Government for e-government in Austria. EGovernment refers to the total (incl. E-Health and Awareness / e-skills) of all electronic services from government (G2G, G2B, G2C). "E-Skills is a prerequisite for the use of E-Government and Security - Austria has with target group appropriate workshops / events / roadshows effective measures developed to promote / offer" Christian Rupp, speaker of the platform Digital Austria and Ambassador for eSkills

National initiatives related to e-skills

The INTERNET OFFENSIVE AUSTRIA www.internetoffensive.at sees itself as representing the interests of all stakeholders in the field of information and communication technologies (ICT). Through its status as a consultative body in the competence center Internet Society (KIG) of the Austrian federal government can help directly and immediately to implement ICT projects