News 2017

ICTNOVA Workshop

In 2016 the European Union announced the 21st Century Skills Agenda. The agenda is aligned to the Europe 2020 foresight document in which Innovation is described as a crucial pillar for future sustainable development.

Publication Date: 18/01/2017

IT Professionals' Week 2017

IT Professionals Day is a dedicated day celebrating the role and contribution that IT professionals make in advancing business and society.

Publication Date: 03/02/2017

Cedefop’s European Skills and Jobs survey INSIGHTS No 9 - The great divide

Cedefop’s European skills and jobs (ESJ) survey reveals that more than 7 in 10 adult employees in the EU need at least some fundamental ICT level to be able to perform their jobs.

Publication Date: 08/02/2017

What next for the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition?

Until today, 70 partners have already become members of the Coalition and 60 organisations and businesses have pledged action on digital skills.

Publication Date: 13/02/2017

EN-IOT Malta - Networking Academy

Skills Malta Foundation in collaboration with CISCO and ICE Malta is offering essential courses that will contribute to the expansion of digital knowledge.

Publication Date: 13/02/2017

National Coalitions

National Coalitions for Digital Skills and Jobs are multi-stakeholder partnerships developed in Member States to enhance digital skills at national,

Publication Date: 17/02/2017

The four levels of computer skills, and the surprising number of adults who fail

In the age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, online skills are more important than ever before.

Publication Date: 23/02/2017

8 digital life skills all children need – and a plan for teaching them

A generation ago, IT and digital media were niche skills. Today, they are a core competency necessary to succeed in most careers.That’s why digital skills are an essential part of a comprehensive education framework.

Publication Date: 23/02/2017

Deloitte CEO Cathy Engelbert: Yes, Women Can Have It All

Cathy Engelbert is the chief executive of a 75,000 person company yet still manages to attend most of her teenage daughter's lacrosse games.

Publication Date: 28/02/2017

The Million Dollar Idea

The Million Dollar Idea is a startup competition, which takes place over the span of a weekend at the Microsoft Innovation Centre, in Skyparks Business Centre, Luqa.

Publication Date: 02/03/2017

The Digital Assembly within the EU Presidency

The publicity that is being experienced by all the EU countries, and indeed the world, about the Maltese EU Presidency is amazing.

Publication Date: 21/03/2017

e-Leadership Skills

Every country, in every continent seeks economic growth, and such growth creates wealth and quality jobs.

Publication Date: 21/03/2017

Tech it further

Today’s world calls them digital skills , to use the latest term. Rather than being critical to have these skills, it is essential.

Publication Date: 05/04/2017

It’s time to shape Europe’s digital future.

This year, the European Union celebrates its 60th Anniversary. It’s time to look ahead at how we can release the full digital potential of our continent

Publication Date: 07/04/2017

Launch of Malta ICT Skills Audit 2017

The eSkills Malta Foundation is entrusted with a number of mandates by the Government in relation to digital skills.

Publication Date: 18/04/2017

IT Professional’s Talk Time

The IT professionals Week is a localised version of the annual IT professionals Day which started in Ireland.

Publication Date: 21/04/2017

Launch of the Malta ICT Skills Audit 2017 – Building Malta’ Tech Talent Pipeline

On 26th April 2017 eSkills Malta Foundation launched the Malta ICT Skills Audit 2017.

Publication Date: 26/04/2017

More skilled workforce required to sustain growth in the ICT industry

The eSkills Malta Foundation has collaborated with FIT – a similar organisation based in Ireland – to conduct a study about the ICT skills that are required by the industry.

Publication Date: 08/05/2017

Impact of IT Professionalism on the European economy

The IT Profession is said to be still young but it has existed for some time now.

Publication Date: 09/05/2017

European Digital Progress Report: review of Member States' progress towards digital priorities

'Malta is a European leader in fast broadband, being the only Member State with full coverage of NGA networks. Malta is best in Europe also in the provision of digital public services'.

Publication Date: 11/05/2017

The Digital Competence Framework for Citizens

The report presents the latest version of the Digital Competence Framework for Citizens (DigComp)2 which was elaborated by the Human Capital and Employment Unit

Publication Date: 17/05/2017

Why Europe’s girls aren’t studying STEM

Our quantitative survey included a ‘Why’ section with questions about their practical experiences, visible role models, encouragement by teachers and parents and how these topics are relevant to their daily lives.

Publication Date: 18/05/2017

Artificial Intelligence: hype vs. Application

Artificial Intelligence is one of the most popular technology trends in the global market right now.

Publication Date: 22/05/2017

The Importance of e-Leadership in the Digital Economy

No one doubts that today’s digital technology is moving at such a breakneck pace that it is difficult to keep up.

Publication Date: 25/05/2017

Apply now for Google grants for Innovative Code Week events for children aged 5-18

At Google, we want all students to have an opportunity to engage with computer science, to be inspired by the power that technology has to develop innovative solutions to real-world problems.

Publication Date: 31/05/2017