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    THE ROLE This is a varied and stimulating position for a creative and motivated individual with knowledge of and interest in ICT, STEM, education, training and development. The EU Projects Executive will be assigned to European funded projects that see the involvement of the ICS Foundation, working alongside the relevant ICS Foundation project manager. Responsibilities […]

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    ICDL digital skills certification programme launched to equip workers with skills for today and tomorrow

    ECDL Foundation is launching a refreshed digital skills certification and brand identity that will help meet the digital skills needs of students, workers and professionals across Europe at a time when technologies are developing faster than ever before. ICDL, the new name for the programme will be launched at an event in Brussels on 10 […]

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    Ireland’s national festival of technology is back from the 11-18th May with events taking place right across the country throughout the week. Tech Week aims to light up young imaginations, spark an interest in technology and related study and shine a light on future careers in STEM. Tech Week is sponsored by Amazon Web Services […]

  • eHealth

    Calling for doctors, dentists and pharmacists to take part in a pilot study between April and June 2019.

    The Irish Computer Society is leading the ‘e-skills for Professionals’ task on behalf of the Department of Health as part of ‘eHAction’ . The project aims to provide a clear understanding of how common standards or frameworks can be employed as part of a structured methodology to develop the e-Skills necessary to support eHealth amongst […]

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    2018-2019 Scratch Competition launches

    The 2018 Scratch Competition will launch this week, to coincide with EU Code Week, taking place from 6th – 21stOctober. Run by the ICS Foundation and supported by Lero, the Irish Software Research Centre, the Scratch Competition promotes computing and software development at both primary and secondary school levels. Scratch is a visual programming language […]

  • Young ICT Women


    The Young ICT Women project aims to provide Innovative Solutions to increase the numbers of EU vulnerable girls and young women into the digital agenda” The objective of the YOUNG ICT WOMEN project is to develop the digital competences and thereby the employability of young women at risk of exclusion from the labor market. The project […]

The Irish Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition was launched on 27th April, 2017. It is a multi-stakeholder partnership focussed on tackling the digital skills shortage and on upskilling everybody to take advantage of the digital economy and society. Representatives of academia, all education sectors, industry, the public service, the not-for-profit sector have come together to ensure that Ireland joins in the European effort to leverage the rewards of digitisation.
Tech Week is Ireland’s nationwide festival of technology aimed at students, parents and the public. It provides hands-on opportunities to learn about how computing and related technology are shaping every area of life ... Education, health, environment, social interaction, leisure, citizenship ... the list never ends and the pace of change never stops. Visit techweek.ie for more information
The Digital Skills for Citizens grant is awarded by the Department of Communications, Climate Action & Environment, to community, voluntary and not-for-profit organisations to provide basic digital literacy training across Ireland. The aim of the scheme is to provide basic internet training, giving people the confidence, motivation and skills to take their first steps online, so that they can play their part in an increasingly digital world.