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Get the software skills you need! Whether you are a big or small organisation with a demand for skilled software professionals, ESSA helps you to up- and reskill your staff or find new recruits with the right skillset.

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The European Software Skills Strategy is a roadmap to educate people for software jobs. It is based on in-depth market-oriented research and thanks to it, we will develop the next generation educational profiles. This will guide you — and us — to design and deliver the right training programmes.

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Meet your peers & the community

Meet your peers and engage with the wider European software community — people who want, together, to answer the current shortage of software skills and professionals on the market.

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Upskill and reskill your staff

The Vocational Education and Training (VET) programmes we are creating will equip individuals with the software skills you need — a whole set of hard, soft, and profession-related skills. We also work on accreditation and qualification, and with education and training providers to make it happen.

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Uncategorized | 07/09/2023

DS4Skills wraps up Blueprint consultation workshops with insights from experts

The DS4Skills project successfully concluded yesterday its third and final consultation workshop,…

Project News | 19/07/2023

DS4Skills Newsletter | What’s next for the future European Data Space for Skills?

Issue: July 2023 💻 First steps for the Data Space for Skills Blueprint, workshops in Helsinki and Br…

Project News | 04/07/2023

DS4Skills new Policy Brief provides key findings and recommendations for the Data Space for Skills Blueprint

DS4Skills just launched its new policy brief: “DS4Skills: Towards a Data Space for Skills…