Digital Skills Insights 2019

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Providing new insights and enhancing knowledge among the ITU stakeholder community in the growing field of learning and skills development in the digital era, this third issue (previously called "Capacity Building in a Changing ICT Environment") features eight articles from international experts in this field, which take a critical and analytical approach towards the subject of capacity and skills development.



Addressing the challenges of teaching the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) has become one of the fastest growing fields and is predicted to grow further in an unprecedented manner. Consequently, an increasing number of jobs require expertise in this field. While a promising new programme currently under development is the training programme on IoT by the ITU Academy, very few academic institutions are offering targeted degrees in the field of IoT. This paper explores the academic background required for future IoT experts and the specific challenges to be solved when designing IoT curricula.


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