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e-Competence Framework

e-Competence Framework

ICT Profiles

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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Internet industry calls for more European tech sovereignty

15 July 2020
The Internet industry organisation ‘ECO’ has called for more European sovereignty over developments in technology, which is causing disruption across the region and the world.
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European Parliament publishes study on ‘Opportunities in AI’

15 July 2020
The European Parliament has published a study on 'the Opportunities of AI', which focuses on presenting the technological impact and regulatory state of play in the EU.
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Commission releases New Skills Agenda

15 July 2020
On 1 July, the European Commission published the The New Skills Agenda, which contains a list of objectives for upskilling and reskilling Europe’s workforce by 2025.
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New e-CF user tool coming soon

15 July 2020
ITPE is developing an interactive tool to explore the e-Competence Framework (e-CF) and the ICT Role Profiles. The tool is based on the recently updated version of the framework, and will allow the user to browse the framework diagram and read the descriptors of each competency.
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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.