Pledges

Here you can check the progress of the pledges in the context of the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition as reported by the pledges themselves. For more information, see the about page. For additional information, please use the contact page.

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DIDASCA - The First Italian Cyber Schools for Lifelong Learning

Didasca will help 200 000 teachers in Italy to master G Suite for Education apps, while fostering creativity and spreading the best practices.

ECDL Certifications

ECDL Foundation pledges that by the end of 2018, 2 million digital skills assessments leading to certification under ECDL standards will be taken in the EU. This will contribute to reducing the share of Europeans (45%) who lack basic digital skills and increase their employability and mobility in the labour market.

ECDL Digital Marketing

ECDL Foundation pledges to implement the Digital Marketing module developed and piloted as pledge for the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs in 2015 in at least 5 EU countries by the end of 2017. This pledge is aimed to tackle the problem of a small share of SMEs who sell online (16%) and across borders (7.5%).

ECDL Pilot Computing Module

ECDL Foundation pledges to launch an ECDL Computing module which will cover all elements of computing and to pilot it in Europe. The module will be aimed at students aged 12 to 16 years, who wish to start learning about computational thinking and coding.

eSkills Malta Foundation

eSkills Malta Foundation pledges to train 50/60 career advisors and guidance teachers coming from Maltese schools by the end of 2017. The training will take form of informative seminars addressing several digital skills issues, such as employability and barriers to further take –up of ICT studies.

ESRI

ESRI is pledging to establish a “GIS School Program” offering free access to and use of the ArcGIS Online platform -a Cloud-based package, which allows the visualisation and analysis of geospatial data- to 300 primary and secondary schools and vocational institutions in 10 EU Member States by the end of 2017.

European Digital Learning Network

European Digital Learning Network pledges to carry out a pan-European survey to gather qualitative data about current trends and future developments in education related to digital skills. The pledge will take place between May and October, when results will be published in a final report. The survey will tackle all educational sectors: School education, Vocational Education, Higher Education and Adult education with a lifelong learning approach.

European Schoolnet

European Schoolnet will train 15 000 teachers in innovative teaching and pedagogical use of technology between 2016 and 2020 through European Schoolnet Academy.

Facility Live

FacilityLive is pledging to make its initiative Coding4Kids, a private coding session for 4th grade students, an all year round initiative. FacilityLive will organize a Coding4Kids event every month in order to give all 4th grade students of the city of Pavia (500 kids) the possibility to learn how to code.

Fondazione per la Scuola della Compagnia di San Paolo

Fondazione per la Scuola (FpS) is pledging to run its newest and largest project, ‘Riconessioni’, based around the development of infrastructure and services in the Piedmont region to build the first and largest urban school connectivity system in Italy.