Huge effort required to tackle the skills gap

To widen our talent pool we need to improve the digital skills of students and graduates

29th April, 2018

Ireland’s digital economy is expected to be worth €21 billion, or 7.9 per cent of GDP, by 2020. However, a considerable challenge facing this sector is the skills gap.

Some companies are embracing training and development programmes to address the issue among their own workforce, but a much wider coordinated effort is needed to truly tackle the problem.

Since 2004, Datapac has been collaborating with third-level institutions to provide work placements to students and graduates....

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