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Action 66 in Switzerland flag Switzerland

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

Indicator Status Evidence
Does an explicit strategy document exist? Yes The Strategy of the Federal Council for an Information Society in Switzerland 2012. www.infosociety.ch
Is there funding for digital literacy/e-skills projects and programmes (including EU funding)? Yes The strategy is being implemented within the departments of the federal government (Confederation), each responsible for the support and the funding of specific projects, also in the field of digital literacy/e-skills.
Are there special programmes encouraging women, older workers ethnic minorities and other target groups to use ICT? Yes The Confederation is supporting special programmes in the private sector, e.g. measures for the acquisition of basic ICT skills by women, older workers or ethnic minorities/migrants.
Are there special programmes targeting employees (especially older workers and SMEs)? Yes See above.
Is ICT being integrated in classroom teaching and vocational training? Yes Being part of the educational Masterplans of the Cantons, ICT is now integrated in class-room teaching.
Are there programms offering ICT skills trainings in telecentres, public libraries and other informal environments? Yes Certain libraries, e.g. in Berne and Geneva, offer special ICT training for migrants. http://www.ville-ge.ch/bm/fr/pratique/ateliers_formation.php

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