How to solve an IT skills crisis before it happensEstonia Uncovered.
In 2010, there were under 4,500 computer science students – less than 7% of all those in higher education. Although the overall number of students in the country showed a steady decrease over the next four years, those taking computer sciences rose to 4,722 – accounting for almost 9% of all students in 2014.
The growth in ICT's popularity is down to a number of factors. The positive examples set by international success stories such as Skype or TransferWise and the local start-up boom of recent years have certainly played their part, but Estonia's private and public sectors have been heavily promoting STEM subjects – science, technology, engineering and mathematics – in recent years too.
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