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Get the software skills and professionals you need. Whether you are a big or small organisation with a demand for skilled software professionals, ESSA helps you to up- and reskill your staff or find new recruits with the right skillset.

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The European Software Skills Strategy is a roadmap to educate people for software jobs. It is based on in-depth market-oriented research and thanks to it, we develop the next generation educational profiles. This will guide you — and us — to design and deliver the right learning programmes.

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Meet your peers & the community

Meet your peers and engage with the wider European software community — people who want, together, to answer the current shortage of software skills and professionals on the market.

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Upskill and reskill your staff

The learning programmes (EQF 4-7) we are creating will equip individuals with the software skills you need — a whole set of hard, soft, and profession-related skills. We also work on accreditation and qualification, and with education and training providers, to make it happen.

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News | 11/05/2023

ESSA Newsletter | New in! 👤ESSA learning programmes for software up- and reskilling across Europe in the Year of Skills

REGISTER: On 17 May (11:30 – 12:10 CEST), we will host the first discussion for the ESSA Community…

Events | 09/05/2023

Get started with ESSA: Tools for designing software professionals’ curricula and educational programmes

This webinar will discuss the ESSA tools for software learning providers. The ESSA experts will…

All News | 27/04/2023

The Future of Certification: Digital Badges and Micro-credentialing in practice

One of the key objectives of ESSA (European Software Skills Alliance) is to make recognition of…