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e-Competence Framework

e-Competence Framework

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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

e-CF User Tool – coming soon

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

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

Read our pledge here

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Learn about the different educational paths available to an IT professional

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First version of ‘SkillsMatch’ project launched

26 June 2020
The project ‘SkillsMatch’ for profiling and developing soft skills of candidates of all sectors has launched a prototype version with free access.
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Analysis calls for practical approach to regulate ethical aspects of AI

26 June 2020
Discussions about ethical principles for the development and use of AI have been at the forefront of topical issues for some time, and there is no shortage of guidelines, principles and recommendations.
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European Commission releases adjusted work programme

26 June 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the European Commission has been forced to adjust its planned work programme. The Commission remains committed to deliver on its most important initiatives, the European Green Deal and the Digital Strategy.
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2020 Rolling Plan for EU ICT Standards released

26 June 2020
The European Commission has released the ‘Rolling Plan for ICT Standards 2020’, which updates the Commission’s strategy linked to ICT standardisation.
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Date: 01/07/2020

On Wednesday 1 July ITPE held the e-CF User Group’s meeting focusing on application of the European e-Competence Framework (e-CF) in companies.


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.