Commitments and pledges from organisations range from teacher training, reskilling jobseekers, and actions targeting ICT professionals and people working in different sectors to helping people learn digital skills.
Organisations can introduce pledges online via the pledge viewer. The pledge should address one or more of the 4 target groups:
- digital skills for all: developing digital skills to enable all citizens to be active in our digital society;
- digital skills for the labour force: developing digital skills for the digital economy, e.g. upskilling and reskilling workers, jobseekers; actions on career advice and guidance;
- digital skills for ICT professionals: developing high level digital skills for ICT professionals in all industry sectors;
- digital skills in education: transforming teaching and learning of digital skills in a lifelong learning perspective, including the training of teachers.
Special call to attract women and girls to digital
A study found that the share of men working in the digital sector is 3.1 times greater than the share of women. To bridge the gender gap in technology, the European Commission invites companies and organisations to pledge actions to equip more women and girls with digital skills and enthuse them to pursue ICT studies and careers.
Receive a badge for your website
Once your pledge is approved, you will receive a badge, which you can publish on your website. Pledgers are informed about activities and invited to meetings related to the work of the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition. Pledgers will be involved in the shaping of the Coalition and will be assisted by the digital skills and jobs secretariat to support the progress of their pledge.
The Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition and other initiatives promote excellence in digital skills across different organisations, areas and countries.
The Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition tackles the digital skills gap by bringing together Member States, companies and organisations.
The Governing Board of the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition provides leadership and advice to improve the functioning and the impact of the coalition.
National coalitions for digital skills and jobs work to improve digital skills at national, regional and local levels.