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Get the software skills 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.

Look at new perspectives

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 will develop the next generation educational profiles. This will guide you — and us — to design and deliver the right training programmes.

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Meet your peers & the community

The Community is being built! We are investigating how to allow you to best engage with talents, learning providers, and the software communities all around Europe. Keep yourself posted via our socials.

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Upskill and reskill your staff

We know you have a need for skilled software professionals. The Vocational Education and Training (VET) programmes we are creating will equip individuals with the software skills in high demand on the market — 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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Events | 21/04/2022

Skill needs of the Software industry: can education and training keep up? I Virtual Event

Join ESSA Webinar on 17 May 2022 I Skill needs of the Software industry: Can education and training…

News | 21/04/2022

Groundwork to Educate for Emerging Software Jobs

Our experts are working on designing the right learning programmes for software-related roles to…

News | 31/03/2022

Opinion I 5 Key Success Factors to consider when creating Digital Skills Initiatives

Technology is present everywhere in our life and society. It is a key enabler in the development of…