About the publication
The ITU online publication “Digital Skills Insights”, which is released annually, puts together scholarly articles with a focus on capacity building and skills development in the digital era. It covers a wide range of topics related to the ongoing discussions on how digital technologies are transforming job markets, deter mining new skills sets requirements and driving the digital economy requirements for re-skilling.
The publication targets specialists in the field of digital technologies, including researchers, innovators, academics, students, engineers, IT specialists, policymakers and regulators, as well as those responsible for human resource development in public and private organizations.
Submission of papers
Interested authors are invited to submit abstracts for consideration. The abstract should be between 200-400 words. All abstracts will be reviewed by an editorial committee who will select those to be developed into articles for the publication. Proposals will be evaluated according to content, originality, clarity and relevance to the publication’s theme. The issues that should be addressed in this context include:
• The characteristics of the future digital skills ecosystem
• Skill sets required due to the digital transformation
• The importance of digital skills in the (post) COVID-19 world
• Changes in capacity development approaches to better prepare 21st century graduates Abstracts should be submitted to [email protected] by 31 January 2021.
Those authors whose abstracts are selected may be offered a paid contract from ITU for the writing of the article.
The full article should be between 3,000-5,000 words, including references. All articles will be reviewed by the editorial committee and recommendations will be made, if needed, to ensure alignment of the article to the abstract and compliance with the ITU writing style guide, format and language. For more information, please visit: https://academy.itu.int/dsi