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ISSUE: October 2023

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REGISTER:¬†On¬†9 November (11:30 – 12:30 CET), we will host¬†a webinar¬†“#SoftwareCareers:¬†Software Engineering, App Development, DevOps“. You will hear from three software experts, who will share their success stories, learning recommendations and tips on getting a job in the field. We will also touch upon the topic of the gender gap in IT.

Best for: Software professionals at all experience levels, career changers, students.

Read more and register for the webinar


Careers in ICT: Guillermo Martinez, DevOps: Is it difficult to become a DevOps engineer? How to get the right skills and what type of courses to finish? We talked about it with Guillermo Martinez, an expert in technology modernisation and DevOps transformation. Read more

Careers in ICT: Marco Bozzetti, IT Management & Consulting: We talked with Dr. Ing. Marco Bozzetti, who has been advising companies in Italy for over 20 years, about the key challenges in IT consulting, booming technology trends and the most in-demand roles in the sector. Read more


  • Women in IT Day 2023¬†| Online, 15 November | Future Collars¬†|¬†View event
  • Tackling the digital divide in the EU and beyond¬†I Online, 7 November I Cedefop I¬†View event
  • Women4Cyber Conference: Hacking Gender Barriers¬†| Madrid, 14-15 November | Women4Cyber |¬†View event
  • NGI FORUM 2023: Unlocking the power of Digital Commons | Brussels & Online, 15-16 November | European Commission’s Next Generation Internet initiative | View event



We have entered an exciting phase of our learning courses and programmes pilots! Some of them have already started, with the others to be announced in the next months. You can see an overview of the pilots on the ESSA Learning Opportunities page.

As an Associated Partner, you can take advantage of the ESSA software learning programmes and pilot and test the parts that are interesting for you. Read more about soft piloting by ESSA Associated Partners.


  • Decoding Europe’s Software Skills Strategy: Expert-Driven Highlights
    In September, we held a Focus Group meeting with experts from the software industry and education fields. We discussed the future of roles, skills, and training in the software services domain and the technology and business trends that may influence the sector. Read the summary of the European Focus Group meeting.

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