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e-Skills in Europe

The importance of e-Skills for Europe is widely acknowledged. Shortages and mismatches in e-skills, and the resulting digital divide negatively affect growth, competitiveness, innovation, employment and social cohesion in Europe. As new technologies develop rapidly, the skills required to use them become increasingly sophisticated and need to be constantly updated. Individuals with creativity, innovation and higher-level conceptual skills are increasingly in demand. Read the European Commission dedicated page and read the Working Paper on Trends and Forecasts for the European ICT Professional and Digital Leadership Labour Markets (2015-2020).