Skip to main content
Shaping Europe’s digital future
Press release | Publication

Commission calls for massive boost in enabling digital education and providing digital skills

The Commission adopted this week two proposals for a Council Recommendation in the context of the European Year of Skills, with the aim to support Member States and the education and training sector in providing high-quality, inclusive and accessible digital education and training to develop the digital skills of European citizens.

Person typing on laptop, infographics appear

The proposals address the two main common challenges jointly identified by the Commission and EU Member States:

  1. the lack of a whole-of-government approach to digital education and training
  2. difficulties in equipping people with the necessary digital skills.

Full press release