ECDL Foundation proud to support European e-Skills Week 2010 – promoting e-skills for the future of Europe
Brussels, February 2010: ECDL Foundation is proudly supporting the European e-Skills Week 2010 campaign to highlight the importance of e-skills for the future of Europe.
This pan-European awareness-raising campaign promotes e-skills to the general public, students, young professionals and SMEs, and stresses the vast range of opportunities that ICT-related jobs present to encourage greater uptake of ICT studies and careers. The campaign spans 20 European countries and will reach over 300,000 people.
ECDL Foundation welcomes this ground-breaking initiative of the European Commission and is an active pan-European stakeholder in the campaign. Public authorities, ICT companies, informatics societies, schools as well as ECDL Foundation’s national partners are already organising activities across Europe, which will culminate in a series of European activities throughout the week of 2nd - 6th March 2010.
“Today e-skills and digital literacy are essential for all Europeans – this campaign is helping to empower people to reap the benefits ICT by raising awareness of the importance of e-skills for the workplace, lifelong learning and personal communication in the digital world. ECDL Foundation remains committed to building an inclusive digital Europe for all citizens”, said Damien O’Sullivan, Chief Executive Officer of ECDL Foundation.
For more information about activities in your area or to find out how to get involved, please visit the e-Skills Week website to find your country contact point. e-Skills Week is coordinated by DIGITALEUROPE and European Schoolnet on behalf of the European Commission.