EUROPEAN SOCIAL FUND

Policy Paper: Being digitally competent in 2020 and beyond: A Skills Deal for Europe!

Policy Paper: Being digitally competent in 2020 and beyond: A Skills Deal for Europe!

Digitisation is not only transforming the economy but our society as a whole, at a constantly accelerating pace, making anticipation either quickly obsolete or even nearly impossible. Is this a threat or an opportunity? Many questions are still to be answered regarding the future of work, the future of skills, the future of the economy and, as an ultimate question, the future of our continent, Europe.

How can we ensure that we maximise the growth potential of the European Digital Economy, so that every European can enjoy its full benefit and no European is left aside? Several studies clearly demonstrate the crucial importance for European competitiveness and for an inclusive digital society of having a digitally skilled labour force and broader population.
 
The European Social Fund Learning & Skills Network, which has enabled mutual
learning since the beginning of 2016, wishes to contribute to the general call to improve the skillset of European citizens by providing better insights and practical solutions to navigate the choppy waters of digitisation and build an inclusive, knowledge-based digital economy.
 

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