ICT is one of the areas with the biggest future job potential. All together, the green economy, the health and new technology sectors will create more than 20 millions of jobs in the years to come. Yet ICT related employment is much, much higher that just the ICT sector, as digital skills are needed throughout the workforce. Whereas previously eSkills was viewed as a specialist area, eSkills are now viewed as an essential competence. Industry studies estimate that by 2015, 90% of jobs will require some level of computer skills.
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The new ECDL is made up of a range of modules – each module provides a practical programme of up-to-date skills and knowledge areas, which are validated by a test. New ECDL enables you to develop and certify your computer skills in the subject areas of your choosing and to the level that you need – either for work, or for day-to-day life. Through the module combination that you choose, you create your individual ECDL Profile.
This module, piloted by ECDL, enables candidates to start engaging in the pedagogically effective use of ICT to support and enhance teaching, learning and assessment in the classroom.
BITKOMs youth initiative “erlebe it” offers many of it´s courses on internet safety, social media or introduction into programming as complete download packages with worksheets and instructions on the teaching portal “Lehrer Online”. Some of these courses were developed with support from the “e-Skills for jobs” campaign and were tested out in schools all around Germany. So far “erlebe it” has already realised 600 workshops and events for over 20,000 pupils and about 2,000 training courses for teachers and parents. Schools can also book a so called IT-Scout, a trained professional in the field, for support in a technical lesson or guidance in occupational orientation
Are you a student, graduate or professional that is interested in science, technology, engineering or maths? ‘Are you looking for the job of your dreams? What are you waiting for? Job platforms can search and find. Or can they do more? What if one could increase the quality and accuracy of your results? What if one had an intelligent matching system that points out what qualifications you are missing, offers you the appropriate trainings to get them, and then puts you in touch with the top companies?
Skillage assesses your understanding of ICT in an employment setting. Each question has a number of possible answers that will explore a particular ICT skill. Some have straight answers, but some will make you think a bit. You might even disagree with some of the answers, but its designed to make you think about each topic, and consider if you really know how to do it.
The challenges of today will be solved by the designers of tomorrow. That’s why Autodesk gives students, educators, and educational institutions free* access to professional design software, creativity apps, and real-world projects. Autodesk Education helps inspire and prepare the next generation to imagine, design, and create a better world.
SAP Learning Hub provides access to more than 80 free courses within its discovery edition, along with other free offerings. This overview document covers all free SAP Education courses currently available via SAP Learning Hub.
openSAP is SAP’s innovative learning platform and a thought leader for Enterprise MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses). How can you balance your busy work schedule, while learning how SAP innovations could potentially transform your business? With openSAP, of course! Whether you’re an SAP professional, developer, consultant, entrepreneur, professor or student you can keep up to date with the latest innovations from SAP. openSAP courses are free of charge (except for optional system access) and are offered in English. See the openSAP course listings for more information.
This website contains numerous information sheets and exercises to enhance the study, understanding and teaching of design and technology
The European Youth Award (EYA) is a pan-European contest to motivate young people to produce socially-valuable digital projects that address the goals defined by the Council of Europe and Europe 2020.