The Italian Union of Chambers of Commerce – Unioncamere – has launched an e-Gov training and certification scheme for staff at local chambers of commerce. This scheme develops employees’ ability to plan, develop and operate electronic services.
Sweden’s Digilyftet pilot project has helped small and medium-sized industrial sector companies overcome the significant barriers to using digital technologies – a means to become more competitive and grow their operations.
The Make IT Work programme in the Netherlands is training non-IT university graduates for new careers in IT. In parallel, employers participating in the fast-track training partnerships gain access to the high-quality specialists they need.
The Refugeeks program in France provides specially-adapted web developer training to help refugees find a job and integrate into society. For employers, the programme relieves the shortage of website developers.
Rails Girls Sofia is making technology more approachable for women in Bulgaria. The organisation provides a community, free workshops and study groups where women and girls can learn the basics of web programming and develop their projects.
In a society where online media is a dominant force in our lives, children need to learn how to use such tools responsibly. The Netherlands’ MediaMasters project has created a game that introduces young people to digital skills – while having fun.