E-learning, e-skills and employability: first evidence in European countries

Juan Francisco Martínez-Cerdà, Joan Torrent-Sellens


The main objective of this article is to make clear that there is a set of e-skills that are developed through e-learning, which have wide applicability on employability of European workers. In a more specific way, it appears that the great development of certain e-skills -handling online content, flexibility, organization, etc.- thanks to e-learning, it is configured as one of the most useful factors for their students towards their professional development through the transition to a new job with the same or higher security than the job in the previous year. To carry out the study, different official European statistics databases related to employment, e-skills and usage of e-learning systems have been analyzed, finding relationships that establish links between e-learning and professional improvement of employees.


e-learning, e-skills, employability, workers, Europe

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