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The e-CF Explorer is available now!

Browse the European e-Competence Framework (e-CF) with our new, free interactive user tool. Users of the tool can select roles and view the levels and competency descriptions and will be able to create his/her own custom profile.

The e-CF Explorer is part of our pledge to the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition. 

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e-CF & ICT Profiles in practice

Get the e-CF standard & ICT Profiles

e-CF in practice: Capgemini

e-CF in practice: Tata Steel Europe

e-CF in practice: Irish Computer Society

e-CF in practice: VIVAT

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Learn about the different educational paths available to an IT professional

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DSJC highlights new funding opportunities on innovation and skills

27 September 2021
In context of the large investments currently directed towards enabling the Digital Decade, the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition (DSJC) lists new funding opportunities under the Erasmus+ and Horizon Europe programmes for organisations seeking to kickstart their digital skills projects or find other relevant sources of funding.
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New Master in AI for public services launched

27 September 2021
A Master in Artificial Intelligence for Public Services (AI4Gov) has been launched as a new higher education programme funded by the European Union, and developed by four leading European universities in the fields of digital, technology, and engineering science. The universities involved are Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain), Politecnico di Milano (Italy), Friedrich-Alexander-Universität (Germany) and the Tallinn …
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143 cases of AI usage available as open data

27 September 2021
143 artificial intelligence (AI) cases in the public sector are available as open data. The dataset consists of selected cases, taken from the public sector institutions in Europe, on adopting and implementing AI. The cases have been collected within the AI Watch for the public sector initiative to understand the type of AI solutions available …
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Towards a recognised, respected and accountable IT workforce

1 July 2021
"The European IT workforce needs highly skilled, innovative, as well as responsible and accountable professionals, adhering to common standards." Read the new blog post from ITPE's Secretary General, Austeja Trinkunaite.
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Date: 17/11/2021

This webinar on professionalism in cybersecurity focused on the direction we are heading to tackle increasingly advanced cyber threats, and the work teams handling them.


Date: 09/11/2021

On 9 November, ITPE, IFIP-IP3 and CEN TC 428 celebrated the 60th anniversary of IFIP with an online conference on IT Professionalism, entitled “Never waste a good crisis: develop a trustworthy digital ecosystem".


Petra Hendriksen on implementing the e-Competence Framework in private companies

3 March 2020
Petra Hendriksen explains what she and her team at Capgemini see as the key benefits of using the e-Competence Framework in private companies.

Floor Scheffer on creating a digital competence tool at Tata Steel Europe

3 March 2020
Floor Scheffer (Tata Steel Europe) talks about the digital competence tool created for Tata Steel based on the e-Competence Framework.

Juan Pablo Peñarrubia on ethics and IT professionalism

3 March 2020
Juan Pablo Peñarrubia (CCII) explains why ethics are important in IT professionalism and what initiatives have been made so far.

Mary Cleary on the skills and tools of the IT profession

2 March 2020
Mary Cleary talks IT professionalism and ITPE, her position in the expert task committee 'TC 428' as well as the new tool developed at the Irish Computer Society, 'Career Plus', for assessing IT professional skills.