News 2015

School Visits to the MITA Data Centre

After the success of the school visits held at the beginning of 2015, eSkills Malta Foundation have once again resumed these school visits to the MITA Data Centre.

Publication Date: 21/12/2015

Malta Winner of the Digital Entrepreneurship Category!

The eSkills for Jobs 2015 European competition, organised within the context of the eSkills for Jobs awareness raising campaign, is an opportunity to highlight and reward persons with a high level of digital skills and literacy at a European level.

Publication Date: 21/12/2015

The eSkills Manifesto 2015

Europe is at a critical juncture, faced as it is with a growing gap between the demands for digital transformation on the one hand, and the skills, know-how and capability of the workforce on the other.

Publication Date: 17/12/2015

ICT student numbers on the rise again, but European firms are slow to adopt digital technologies

The gap between the number of job seekers in Europe and the number of unfilled digital jobs is forecast to shrink, according to the latest research from analyst Empirica.

Publication Date: 17/12/2015

Commission and EU ministers discuss digital skills and review of EU telecoms rules

Last night, Commissioner for the Digital Economy and Society Günther H. Oettinger and Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel hosted an informal dinner with EU ministers responsible for telecoms, economic or digital affairs and education.

Publication Date: 17/12/2015

Is playing around with computers your hobby? Ivan turned his hobby into a rewarding career

Ivan began working in the technology field in 2009 at the Linux Systems Helpdesk. This position provided Ivan with the necessary professional experience to obtain his current job as junior systems engineer at CAPSiDE

Publication Date: 17/12/2015

Maria gained skills that employers want in the connected economy - now she is a helpdesk provider in Italy.

In Europe, the gap between the number of available jobs and the number of people qualified to fill them is expected to grow by 3 percent each year.

Publication Date: 02/12/2015

Better ICT skills= better run enterprises

More than a year after graduating in Aerospace Engineering at the University of Tunis, Anis Assali still had not found a job.

Publication Date: 25/11/2015

Submission for the eSkills for Jobs 2015 European Competition is closed

The eSkills for Jobs 2015 European competition, organised within the context of the eSkills for Jobs awareness raising campaign, is an opportunity to highlight and reward persons with a high level of digital skills and literacy at a European level.

Publication Date: 24/11/2015

Job Opportunity - Executive Coordinator

eSkills Malta Foundation is a multi-stakeholder partnership between the industry, the education authorities and Government committed to improve the variety, quality and quantity of ICT competences for economic growth.

Publication Date: 24/11/2015

ECDL is helping Poland get ahead in the digital economy

The implementation of projects for boosting the digital skills allows participants to raise the level of their IT knowledge and their computer skills.

Publication Date: 18/11/2015

eSkills for employment in Malta

With the transformation of the economy through globalisation and the digital revolution, the demand for eSkills has been growing rapidly.

Publication Date: 12/11/2015

Grad overcomes learning challenges to succeed

Since childhood, Alexander wanted to be just like his dad. One of his fondest memories is spending time at the office with his father, a network architect for the global technology company Pitney Bowes.

Publication Date: 10/11/2015

ICT skills helped Nico get a job and travel the world - see how you could do the same

​Nico found his dream job. He is an SAP Certified Application Associate at the IT Consulting Company Versino in Germany. He studied IT in Vienna (Austria) and at the same time attended practically.

Publication Date: 06/11/2015

EU Code Week 2015

Coding is becoming a key competence which will have to be acquired by all young students and increasingly by workers in a wide range of industries and professions. Coding is what makes it possible for us to create computer software, apps and websites.

Publication Date: 05/11/2015

Mixing creativity with IT

HP Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs​ (HP LIFE) is a global program that trains students, entrepreneurs, and small business owners to apply IT and business skills

Publication Date: 28/10/2015

Integrating coding into the school curriculum

ICT skills are essential for 21st century job seekers.

Publication Date: 27/10/2015

Former Retail Clerk Discovers IT Isn't Just for the Boys

Tracy lost her job in retail. She retrained in ICT and found a new job see how.

Publication Date: 21/10/2015

Upcoming Webinar for teachers and students: "My Job Explained: breaking stereotypes on digital jobs"

"My Job Explained: breaking stereotypes on digital jobs"which will take place on 21 October 10:00-11:00 CEST dedicated to teachers and students.

Publication Date: 19/10/2015

eSkills for Jobs Competition – Young digital talent

Free your imagination with eSkills and happy coding! Enter the competition for your chance to win prizes and a trip to Luxembourg!

Publication Date: 13/10/2015

Getting to know the practical side that you don’t learn at University

Extra ICT training can help you gain more practical ICT skills - just like Georg.

Publication Date: 06/10/2015

Providing Essential eSkills to Jobseekers

Fatbardha's ICT training has made her prospects betterin Kosovo's tough job market.

Publication Date: 06/10/2015

Building the skills to thrive in a connected world

Want a career in a fast-paced industry? Get into ICT like Evelyn.

Publication Date: 06/10/2015

Introducing University students to the eSkills Malta Foundation

The eSkills Malta Foundation has participated at the KSU Freshers' Week for the second consecutive year. This annual event at the University of Malta was held between Monday 28th September and Friday 2nd October 2015.

Publication Date: 05/10/2015

eSkills Malta Foundation and eSkills for Jobs official supporters of IDC ICT Leadership Forum

The eSkills Malta Foundation is proud to have been one of the Official Supporters of the IDC ICT Leadership Forum – The Smart IT Buyer Tour 2015.

Publication Date: 05/10/2015