The digital and high-tech economy hold a huge promise for the economy. In a world where technology is synonymous with the future, seizing the digital opportunity is crucial for the European "economic renaissance".
Thirty-two year old Nuray Guerler completed her Cisco CCNA studies while training to become an IT specialist for application development at the SFZ Förderzentrum Academy in Chemnitz, Germany. The centre provides vocational training for people with visual impairments.
HP Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs (HP LIFE) is a global program that trains students, entrepreneurs, and small business owners to apply IT and business skills, so they can establish a successful business.
After working in various retail positions with no career plan in mind, Tracy Elliot found her path to success in IT.
ICT skills are essential for 21st century job seekers. Business across industries recognizes the urgency of having more digitally skilled workers. Many teachers, policy-makers and think-tanks are also acknowledging the need for systematic efforts in bringing coding into the curriculum.
Upcoming Webinar for teachers and students: "My Job Explained: breaking stereotypes on digital jobs"
On Wednesday 21st October Lilia Villafuerte, a digital artist and researcher on Human Computer Interaction, cognition and interactive media, will be with us to explain how creativity and social commitment can meet digital skills and jobs. With a multidisciplinary background ranging from anthropology of emotions, media and cognitive processes, Lilia currently combines her personal art and research with her work as a consultant in Digital Strategy and Creative Technology.
19 year old Tanya has won an award for her ICT skills and is now a role model for other girls to get into ICT