The e-Skills Manifesto 2016: Digital Skills in the United States

December 6, 2016

ITIF summarized the state of U.S. digital education as part of the European Commission’s eSkills for Jobs 2016 campaign. While the United States has seen an increase in interest among students to enter IT industries, attracted by high wages and diverse opportunities, schools are struggling to expand offerings to meet this demand. The United States should train computer science teachers, incentivize universities to improve retention rates, and expand existing workforce training initiatives.