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The EU Digital Scoreboard

Originally posted on Feb 23rd, 2017 for UCC Express. Every year, the European Commission, the EC, publishes reports, studies and scores for how Europe is progressing as part of their Digital Agenda, which was first outlined in 2010. Even though 250 million Europeans use the Internet daily there are still millions of them that have never used the Internet at all! As more daily tasks are carried out online, everyone needs enhanced digital skills to participate fully in society. The digital economy also presents opportunities — if citizens are ready to take them. The number of jobs that require information and communications technology (ICT) skills is expected to rise by 16 million by 2020.

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