IDEA consortium is proud to be among contributors in strengthening of digital entrepreneurship skills among students.
IDEA – Inspiring Entrepreneurship and Awareness in HE – is a Project co-funded by the Erasmus Plus Programme of the European Commission which involves a Consortium of 9 Partners from 7 European countries i.e. Belgium, Croatia, Italy, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Spain.
Among EU Member States, Croatia -the leading partner of IDEA project- had the highest share of individuals aged 16 to 24 with basic or above basic overall digital skills (97%), followed by Estonia, Lithuania and the Netherlands (all three 93%) as well as Greece (92%).
Prior to the current crisis, young people aged 15-24 were three times more likely than adults to be unemployed and often faced a prolonged school-to-work transition period. In post-COVID-19 societies, as young people are called upon to contribute to the recovery effort, they will need to be equipped with the skills to successfully manage evolving challenges and the resilience to adapt to future disruptions.
In this context, IDEA proposes an innovative approach of one important factor influencing entrepreneurial success: the use of digital skills applied to entrepreneurship, totally according to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda: the acquisition of technical and vocational skills for employment, decent work and entrepreneurship.
For more information: Eurostat has published 2019 data for the Community survey on ICT usage in European households and enterprises: (https://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/web/digital-economy-and-society/data/database)