This list offers an overview of good practices in digital skills by regional, national and European stakeholders. Explore successful approaches, upskilling initiatives and projects with a proven impact on bridging the digital skills gap that have the potential to be replicated in other countries and different contexts.
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- Social Warning is a project that brings the topic of digital awareness to schools through a network of young volunteer trainers, all professionals who work with digital technologies on a daily basis. The aim is not to alarm or reassure, but to inform.
- The DiversIT Charter is a 3-tier certification aimed at reducing gender disparity in IT roles. It serves as both a recognition of a company’s efforts in advancing gender equality in tech, and as inspiration for further diversity and inclusion policies.
- Accessia is an innovative springboard that aims to getting people with disabilities who have difficulty accessing employment into work and improving the digital accessibility of online services.
- The Cyber Fairy Tales project was launched in 2021. It is the result of a long-term work of experts and enthusiasts in the field of information technology, security and cybersecurity, also engaged in the school education. The main motive and goal were to explain primary cybersecurity threats to young children, in an attractive, and positive way. As in the physical and cyber worlds, there are not only forces of good but also forces of evil; good people and people who have evil and nefarious intentions. Our modern societies are increasingly dependent on digital technologies. Digital technologies are good servants, but they can also be bad masters if misused, and we do not think about security. As in the physical world, there are many threats and risks in the cyber world.
- Using 3D printing technology in polytechnical schools and training centres in cooperation with YSoft.
- Meet and Code provides financial support and resources for non-profits to support events that introduce children and young people to technology and coding. These events intend to show the fun elements of coding and how it brings innovation to life. This practice is specially aligned with EU Code Week.