Europe’s future lies in a digital economy
But the continent faces a skill shortage.
Or so says the European Commission.
It believes by 2020 half a million jobs will be unfilled, due to a lack of trained staff.
Better training is the answer.
“Next year we will launch a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics subjects) coalition at (the) European level, including stakeholders national authorities but also education institutions,” said Tibor Navracsics, the EU commissioner for education.