ICT is one of the areas with the biggest future job potential. Yet ICT related employment is much, much higher that just the ICT sector, as digital skills are needed for about 90% of jobs.
This page can help you boost your digital skills through online courses, webinars, self-assessment tests and much more. The majority of the resources that eSkills for jobs collected for you are intended for self-study, but teachers can also find some interesting material to develop the digital competences of their students.
Ever wondered if you have strong digital skills? You can easily see how you fare in terms of digital affluence by taking one of the self-assessment tools.
With technologies rapidly changing the work dynamics, we need to make sure we have the right skills and knowledge to thrive in the digital market. eSkills for Jobs has created a fine selection of exciting MOOCs intended for professionals across industries, young people who want to upgrade their skillset, and also MOOCs specifically designed for teachers. So if you are in search of a challenging online course to add skills to your profile, take a look at our suggestions below! Keep an eye on that section as we will be posting new online courses offers!
You can also find more interesting MOOCs in the eSkills repository section below.
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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.
Ubiqum Code Academy is an internet startup with the aim of transforming ordinary people in valuable developers doing extraordinary things.
The course is designed as an introductory course for you to use as a starting point to explore some of the ideas and tools further. It is relevant to secondary teachers from all subjects and all levels of experience.
If you are a primary school teacher who needs tools or resources on how to teach computing, this MOOC is here to help you with ideas, concepts, processes and skills that are important in computing and then introduce you to the tools and resources that can help you teach these concepts in the classroom.
This open and free online course is part of the eSkills 4 Jobs campaign and aims to guide teachers in how to develop a range of digital skills and to introduce them to the tools and resources that are available to them.
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.