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Twelve recommendations for a digital and entrepreneurial friendly Europe from young Europeans Europe needs digital champions 1. Schools and universities need to go digital – the system needs to be reformed 2. Digital education should be a compulsory part of the curricula – from the earliest age possible 3. Digital tools, such as tablets, apps and online material, should be used across faculties and subjects 4. Educating teachers should be seen as an investment 5. Business representatives should be involved in the education system and make visits to classrooms

Entrepreneurship should not just be for the brave few 6. A network of entrepreneurs and a mentoring system for start-ups should be created 7. An EU-led platform on how to get financial support should be created 8. EU wide competitions for new apps would encourage creative thinking 9. Mobility of workers, companies and entrepreneurs should be encouraged

Smarter cities mean smarter citizens 10. Free wifi should be available everywhere 11. EU funds should be targeted to ensure high-speed wifi is available in rural areas 12. The development of digital libraries should be encouraged

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Closing the gap: digital and entrepreneurial skills for all  

A collection of essays from participants at the 2015 EPP Group in the European Committee of the Regions and the EDS Study Visit on digital a...

Closing the gap: digital and entrepreneurial skills for all  

A collection of essays from participants at the 2015 EPP Group in the European Committee of the Regions and the EDS Study Visit on digital a...

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