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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-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

Other pillars of IT Professionalism


BODY OF KNOWLEDGE

EDUCATION & TRAINING

Learn about the different educational paths available to an IT professional

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ETHICS

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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Digital Skills and Jobs Platform launched

1 July 2021
The European Commission has launched the ‘Digital Skills and Jobs Platform’, which will gather all information, initiatives and opinions from the digital skills and jobs community in Europe.
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Have your say: public consultation on EU digital principles

1 July 2021
The European Commission has launched a public consultation on a set of new digital principles to “promote and uphold EU values in the digital space”.
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New report shows €10bn investment gap in AI and Blockchain

1 July 2021
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has published the report entitled “Artificial intelligence, blockchain and the future of Europe.
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Date: 20/05/2021

ITPE and CEN/TC428 hosted this event to introduce the core elements of IT professionalism and explore how to to ensure that the IT profession is competent, trusted, and recognised in Europe.

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Date: 20-22/04/2021

The European Commission has declared the coming years to be Europe’s ‘Digital Decade’. This means significantly accelerating the uptake of new technologies, while growing the region's IT talent pool.

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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.