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  • Jobs are going digital

    Occupations that call for one or more advanced digital skills pay an hourly wage 38% higher on average than non-digital middle-skill occupations.

    Source: Crunched by the Numbers: The Digital Skills Gap in the Workforce, Burning Glass Technologies, March 2015

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  • Jobs are going digital

    Even those jobs that are less directly affected by technological change and have a largely stable employment outlook… may require very different skill sets just a few years from now as the ecosystems within which they operate change.

    Source: World Economic Forum, The Future of Jobs, January 2016

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  • Jobs are going digital

    The world is increasingly divided between the jobs that demand digital skills and those that don’t — and the ones that don’t are falling behind.

    Source: Source: Crunched by the Numbers: The Digital Skills Gap in the Workforce, Burning Glass Technologies, March 2015

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  • Jobs are going digital

    It has been clear for some time that technological illiteracy, much less technophobia, is no longer a sustainable option for the modern worker… Entire sectors of the economy have no place for workers who do not at least have basic digital skills.

    Source: Crunched by the Numbers: The Digital Skills Gap in the Workforce, Burning Glass Technologies, March 2015

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  • Jobs are going digital

    Across nearly all industries, the impact of technological and other changes is shortening the shelf-life of employees’ existing skill sets.

    Source: World Economic Forum, The Future of Jobs, January 2016

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  • Jobs are going digital

    At the end of the day every citizen needs to have at least basic digital skills in order to live, work, learn and participate in society.

    Source: European Commission, Digital Single Market, Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs

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  • Jobs are going digital

    Ageing countries won’t just need lifelong learning — they will need wholesale reskilling of existing workforces throughout their lifecycle.

    Source: World Economic Forum, The Future of Jobs, January 2016

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  • Jobs are going digital

    In the near future 90% of jobs - in careers such as engineering, accountancy, nursing, medicine, art, architecture, and many more - will require some level of digital skills.

    Source: European Commission, Digital Single Market, Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs

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  • Jobs are going digital

    Effectively, entire segments of the economy are off-limits to people who don’t have basic digital skills.

    Source: Crunched by the Numbers: The Digital Skills Gap in the Workforce, Burning Glass Technologies, March 2015

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Full Stack Web Development

Our full stack web development program will teach you what you need to know to build modern fully-functional web applications.

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Applied Data Science

Our applied data science program will teach you how to obtain, extract, clean, process, analyse, interpret, visualise and present data.

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Mobile Development

Our mobile development program will teach you how to develop hybrid and OS-specific mobile apps as well as how to optimize web sites for smaller screens.

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Front-end Web Development

Our front-end web development program will teach you how to build user-optimized, responsive web pages for desktop and mobile use.

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Introduction to Digital Technologies

This introductory program is designed to provide you with solid, basic knowledge of the technologies and tools that are used to build modern web and mobile applications and to enable you to work with data.

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  • Sponsors

    The EPFL Extension School is grateful for the generous sponsorship of swissUp, Foundation for Excellence in Education in Switzerland, and their support of the Extension School's efforts to develop a future-oriented, innovative digital teaching model.

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  • Partners

    Our partners help align the EPFL Extension School with the world of work by supporting the creation of highly practical course modules and by providing data sets, site mockups and other real-world content around which learners can develop their skills.

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Our mission is simple: enabling everyone to learn the skills necessary to benefit from the opportunities of the digital age.

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