e- Skills Week in Cyprus

The Cyprus IT Enterprises Association, the Cyprus Computer Society and ECDL Cyprus are proud to announce the launch of the European project entitled "E-Skills Week 2010" in Cyprus.

E-Skills Week is an initiative of the European Commission (DG Enterprise and Industry), organised by Digital Europe and European Schoolnet, in cooperation with 20 national partners that aim to underline the importance of ICT skills in today's society, and to demonstrate the wide range of job opportunities in the field. The culmination of the campaign will take place in the first week of March 2010.

For the e-Skills Week, participating partners in Cyprus are organising a range of events and activities aiming to increase ICT skills among professionals and to encourage more young people to take up ICT studies and careers. These include:

  • publicity Plan: Press releases dissemination
  • advertising: Radio spots
  • press Conference: Informative event for all national Media
  • conference: "Academia Vs Industry" Panel Discussion
  • participation in the International Education Fair
  • presence in the University of Cyprus' Career Day for high school students
  • organization of the e-Skills Week Career Day for university students
  • virtual Bus Tour in Cypriot villages to raise awareness on digital skills
  • fun youth event with live music and games
  • "Women in ICT", event to be organized within the framework of Women's Day celebrations

For more information please contact Panicos Masouras