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  1. Higher Education/Industry Workshop- Third Level ICT Provision - Kathryn Raleigh, Director ICT Ireland Tuesday 21st October 2008

  2. Agenda • ICT sector in ROI • Trends within the ICT sector • Labour supply & industry demands • ICT Ireland reaction to skills shortage • Recommendations Confederation House | 84/86 Lower Baggot Street | Dublin 2 | Ireland | www.ibec.ie

  3. ICT sector in the Republic of Ireland • Exports • €30 billion • One third of all exports • Employment • ICT manufacturing – 30,000 • ICT services – 53,400 • Value Add • €14 billion • 16% of gross value added in industry & services Confederation House | 84/86 Lower Baggot Street | Dublin 2 | Ireland | www.ibec.ie

  4. ICT Foreign Direct Investment Confederation House | 84/86 Lower Baggot Street | Dublin 2 | Ireland | www.ibec.ie

  5. Trends within of the ICT sector • Shift from low skilled electronic jobs to higher skilled ICT jobs, particularly software, SCM • Masters, PhDs • Employment growth driven by: • expansion • inward investment • start-ups • Simultaneous creation and loss of jobs Confederation House | 84/86 Lower Baggot Street | Dublin 2 | Ireland | www.ibec.ie

  6. Labour supply Upskilling Inward Migrants Domestic Supply Confederation House | 84/86 Lower Baggot Street | Dublin 2 | Ireland | www.ibec.ie

  7. ICT Ireland Programmes • ICT Ireland Champions Programme • in partnership with FAS and Engineers Ireland • Graduate Placement Programme • in partnership with Engineers Ireland • ICT Ireland Internship Programme • in partnership with the HEA • Go Places with Technology Brochure • Attendance at Careers Fairs • Annual IBEC Career Guidance Seminar Confederation House | 84/86 Lower Baggot Street | Dublin 2 | Ireland | www.ibec.ie

  8. ICT Champions Programmes Confederation House | 84/86 Lower Baggot Street | Dublin 2 | Ireland | www.ibec.ie

  9. ‘Are you up for it ?’ Campaign Confederation House | 84/86 Lower Baggot Street | Dublin 2 | Ireland | www.ibec.ie

  10. ICT Ireland Lobbying • Department of Education & Science • Department of Enterprise Trade and Employment • Maths – bonus points Confederation House | 84/86 Lower Baggot Street | Dublin 2 | Ireland | www.ibec.ie

  11. Recommendations • The key stakeholders must work together • industry, government, universities/colleges, professional bodies • Promotion of science and maths must begin at primary and continue on into secondary school • Teachers training and by-in are key Confederation House | 84/86 Lower Baggot Street | Dublin 2 | Ireland | www.ibec.ie

  12. Partnerships are key ! Confederation House | 84/86 Lower Baggot Street | Dublin 2 | Ireland | www.ibec.ie