Ericsson Digital Lab to encourage ICT skills - Italy

Italian Ministry of Education, Innovation and Research, Secondary school, Italy

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Challenge

Up to 65 percent of children entering primary school today are going to train for jobs that will no longer exist by the time they finish their formal education. It has therefore become necessary for children to be exposed to ‘higher level skills’.

Solution

Digital Lab is an innovative education program for students to encourage them in their first encounters with programming, robotics and automation.

Impact

Digital skill is right at the center of future needs to succeed with industries digital transformation enabled by 5G, IoT and AI. More than 50 students attended the Digital Lab since 2019 in Italy, understanding the importance of ICT for their development and improving skills in robotics, automation, problem solving and team working.​

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