The 2016 edition of the e-Skills Manifesto has been published, featuring a chapter contributed by ECDL Foundation. The book was developed by the European Commission’s e-Skills for Jobs campaign and serves as an important tool for briefing and advising policy makers on the issues around digital skills in Europe, including demand for digital skills, development of skills and best practices from EU Member States.
ECDL Foundation’s contribution, highlighting the importance of essential digital skills in education, sits alongside chapters by other high-profile e-Skills for Jobs campaign stakeholders on topics including STEM education, cyber security, digital skills for social inclusion, ICT professionalism and e-leadership skills. In our chapter, we argue that digital skills should be at the heart of education, highlighting research on levels of digital skills among young people and recent studies on technology in classrooms.
More information can be found on the e-Skills for Jobs campaign website.