A new report with guidelines for educators, employers and recruiters was released by the European Commission on 13 July 2020 in order to ensure that Europeans have the digital skills needed to prosper in the labour market following the pandemic. The "DigComp at Work" report and the implementation guidelines issued by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) include practical measures, key actions, advice and online resources to exploit the EU's digital competence framework (DigComp) along the ‘employment path’- from education to sustainable  employment and entrepreneurship. 

The new conditions resulting from confinement and social distancing have shown how invaluable and necessary digital skills are to interconnect with work, education, family and friends, which would not be feasible without  digital space and new technologies.

The Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, Mariya Gabrielle, said: "In recent months, social distancing transformed the way we interconnect, explore and innovate at work. We need to equip citizens with appropriate digital skills to keep working like this. "

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