Improving digital literacy is crucial to Europe's future. Study provides the relevant baseline and foresight data

3 March 2010 - The three Commissioners and DGs published this joint article in PARLIAMENT MAGAZINE ( It includes very stimulating messages and also referes to a recent empirica study on "Monitoring e-Skills Supply and Demand in Europe" ( when stating: " a recent foresight study anticipates that the EU labour market may face an excess demand of 384,000 ICT practitioners by 2015". More information can also be obtained from the European Commission press release on "e-skills: European Week 2010 underlines e-skills' potential to help Europe’s economic recovery": Please click here for the press release.