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Member States to promote long-term e-skills and digital literacy policies

Indicator Status Evidence
Does an explicit strategy document exist? Yes As part of the Avanza Plan there are different initiatives on "ciudadanía digital (digital citizenship)", "formación (education)", etc. They are run from the Subdirección General de Fomento de la Sociedad de la Información (SubDG on Information Society Promotion) in SETSI in cooperation with red.es and and INTECO. This objective will be included in the new plan "Digital Agenda for Spain" to be adopted in 2012.
Is there funding for digital literacy/e-skills projects and programmes (including EU funding)? Yes As part of the Avanza Plan there are different initiatives on "ciudadanía digital (digital citizenship)", "formación (education)", etc. They are run from the Subdirección General de Fomento de la Sociedad de la Información (SubDG on Information Society Promotion) in SETSI in cooperation with red.es and and INTECO. These programmes are co-funded by the European Social Fund.
Are there special programmes encouraging women, older workers ethnic minorities and other target groups to use ICT? Yes Avanza Ciudadanía Digital. This objective will be included in the new plan "Agenda Digital para España" to be adopted in 2012.
Are there special programmes targeting employees (especially older workers and SMEs)? Yes Avanza Formación: Assessment and training programs aimed to SMEs in areas such as electronic commerce and Internet presence. This objective will be included in the new plan "Agenda Digital para España" to be adopted in 2012.
Is ICT being integrated in classroom teaching and vocational training? Yes SETSI, Red.es and Ministry of Education collaboration programmes in no-University degrees for the implementation of digital classrooms and a teaching model intensive in the use of digital educational content.
Are there programms offering ICT skills trainings in telecentres, public libraries and other informal environments? Yes In Telecentres

Other initiatives:

INTECO provides training services for different groups (SMEs, citizens and professionals), levels or issues related to security, accessibility and software quality through his on-line training platform: https://formacion-online.inteco.es/inscripcion/ and developing other different specific actions as seminars, workshops or master´s degrees. Moreover, Red.es provides training and placement for job ICT programs in emerging sectors by using new technologies:http://www.sepe.es/contenido/empleo_formacion/formacion/formacion_para_el_empleo/formacion_profesional_para_el_empleo/ah0203.html

External contribution

External contributions are more than welcome. If you would like to share with us a country, regional or local-level initiative relevant for this DAE action, you can do it via the online form.