Europe’s image in the world could be better: when it comes to economic issues, it has been labelled as the crisis-stricken continent. It is the world’s problem child in terms of growth and development – one of the most affluent regions on the planet, yet it lacks of the ability to reinvent itself. One of the key problems: while hundreds of thousands of well-paid positions in the ICT field remain unfilled, millions of young people grow up without job prospects. There is a clear mismatch between the skills that people have and the ones that are needed in the labor market. With the “MOOCs For Web Talent” initiative, Europe is finally taking action to overcome this gap with new and open educational resources. More...