News 2018

Il-Karriera Fis-Settur Diġitali

Is- Settur tat-Teknoloġija, Informatika u t-Telekomunikazzjoni dejjem kien attiv ħafna, u interessanti fir-rigward tal-karrieri.

Publication Date: 03/01/2018

Career Paths in the Digital Sector

The Information Technology and Communications Sector has always been very active, and interesting when it comes to careers.

Publication Date: 03/01/2018

Microsoft SQl Server 2017 on linux

The IT landscape is constantly changing and increasingly diversifying—particularly operating systems, including Linux.

Publication Date: 04/01/2018

Digital Opportunity traineeships: boosting digital skills on the job

The Digital Opportunity traineeship initiative will provide cross-border traineeships for up to 6,000 students and recent graduates between 2018 and 2020.

Publication Date: 05/01/2018


YouStartIT is an initiative by MITA, one of the Foundation's Stakeholders, that leverage the concept of using Malta as a testbed for digital products to launch on global markets.

Publication Date: 05/01/2018

Denormalisation of a database is sometimes needed

Denormalization is an approach to speeding up read-oriented data retrieval performance in a relational database, where the database administrator selectively adds back specific instances of redundant data after the data structure has been normalized.

Publication Date: 05/02/2018

European Commission launches the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum

The Commission launched today the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum with the support of the European Parliament, represented by Jakob von Weizsäcker responsible for the recent report on virtual currencies.

Publication Date: 05/02/2018

Mind The Digital Talent Gap

What is Digital Talent? It is not easy to define in a few words. Some companies state that their organisation is strong, or not, in digital talent, but I would say, what would their definition be

Publication Date: 07/02/2018

Inspired or Frustrated, Women Go to Work for Themselves

Chupi Sweetman-Durney ran away from home when she was 6. She wisely took along the duvet cover from her bed, her doll and a book.

Publication Date: 12/02/2018

Digital skills gap impacts 54 percent of businesses

A shortfall of technically skilled workers is threatening to upheave digital transformation. A new report from Capgemini and LinkedIn has found 54 percent of businesses are now feeling the pressure from the digital skills gap.

Publication Date: 21/02/2018

Blockchain Technologies

The European Commission aims to develop a common approach on Blockchain technology for the EU in the international arena.

Publication Date: 23/02/2018

Women in Digital

Women's participation in the tech sector will provide a boost to the economy and allow for full participation in society.

Publication Date: 26/02/2018

Launch of Guidelines to increase and retain women in ICT

The eSkills Malta Foundation is the National Coalition forming part of the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs.

Publication Date: 02/04/2018

7 Essential Digital Skills For 2018

There’s no avoiding it. No matter what your dream job is, in 2018, it will undoubtedly require a vast number of digital skills. It’s not just the tech sector that needs them either

Publication Date: 04/04/2018

Why having a ‘side hustle’ will keep you relevant in the current employment market?

The eSkills Malta Foundation, in collaboration with the BCS Malta Section and the BCSWomen, would like to invite anyone interested in diversifying across skills and industries

Publication Date: 06/04/2018

Launch of the ‘Guidelines to Increase and Retain Women in ICT’

The eSkills Malta Foundation is the National Coalition forming part of the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs. Most of the Digital Coalitions host pledges to increase the participation of girls and women in digital jobs.

Publication Date: 11/04/2018

Two Day Training on the e-Competency Framework

eSkills Malta Foundation organised, facilitated and funded a two day eCompetency (eCF) Training course in collaboration with the Council of European Professional Informatics Societies (CEPIS).

Publication Date: 12/04/2018

Digital Opportunity Scheme Launch

European Commission figures show that two fifths of the EU workforce have little or no digital skills. In addition, despite continued high levels of unemployment, there could be 756 000 unfilled jobs in the European ICT sector by 2020’.

Publication Date: 17/05/2018

Digital skills traineeships opportunity for students and companies

Starting this month, a total of 6,000 university students and recent graduates from all over Europe

Publication Date: 04/06/2018

The ICT sector is booming. But are women missing out?

ICT may well be seen as a rapidly growing sector – a promising field for future employment as well as a sector strongly associated with innovation.

Publication Date: 12/06/2018

The eCommerce Training Programme

The MCA will this year be launching an eCommerce Training Programme. The programme, accredited by the National Commission for Further and Higher Education (NCFHE), will be offered to all interested parties free of charge.

Publication Date: 04/07/2018

Meeting the Digital Skills Challenges for the Future

Currently, Malta is ranked 12th in the 2018 European Digital Economy and Social Skills Index (DESI). This is a measurement carried out annually by the EU on all member states to track the evolution of digital competitiveness.

Publication Date: 08/07/2018

The Technology World Needs Creative Women

A Creative person has the ability of creating something new that has not been seen before by using intelligence, thought, and imagination.

Publication Date: 19/07/2018

Development of the IT Profession in Europe

The ICT Sector is seen as a trendy buoyant sector which is always changing with the rapid technological developments, and without which most of the other sectors in the economy cannot operate effectively and efficiently.

Publication Date: 03/08/2018

Why Should Children Learn Coding?

Teaching children how to code is getting more popular day by day. Many public and private enterprises have started to raise awareness on this issue.

Publication Date: 07/08/2018